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Streaming logs over BLE and other news

Hi Reader, This is a combination announcement and general update. New Feature in Beta: Streaming Logs over BLE Up to now, retrieving the data log required retrieving the SD card itself from the meter. With the latest firmware and app, it is now possible to retrieve logs wirelessly.  It’s been released to Android beta users […]

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Short Circuiting Battery Problem

Hi Reader, Summary The most recent manufacturing run of Mooshimeters has battery contacts that weren’t deburred properly.  This has created a very frustrating problem where the burr (rough edge) of the battery contact cuts through the label of the AA battery, short circuiting the battery and causing it to heat up.  It’s not a fire hazard but it’s […]

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Pictures from the Floor

Hi Reader, Last week I went to South Dakota to meet the new contract manufacturer, Electronic Systems Inc (ESI).  Since this is their first manufacturing run of the Mooshimeter, I wanted to be on hand to make sure there weren’t any unspoken assumptions they were missing.  It would be a sad event to end up with hundreds […]

Expanded Wiki Documentation

Hi Reader, Last week Electronic Systems Inc. started their first manufacturing run of the Mooshimeter, and I was on site to support and help transfer some of the unwritten knowledge that goes with a new product.  I’ll write a post about that visit soon, but for now suffice it to say I came away very impressed. Knowing […]

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New Documentation, New CM and More

Hi Reader, Some updates from the last few weeks: Regulatory Updates Our European distributor, Elektor, was contacted by German authorities who found some problems with the documentation being supplied with the Mooshimeter.  Specifically, they said not enough safety information was distributed on paper with the device itself.  We’re working to correct this and the next manufacturing […]

iOS Beta Progress

Hi Reader, Progress on the betas is still fast and furious. Testers were quick to point out some glaring problems in the iOS beta release, and I’ve been fixing them as they come up. As before, to join the iOS beta just email hello@moosh.im with “join ios beta” in the subject line. You’ll receive an […]

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Weekend Logging

Hi Reader, This is not a news post, just some graphs from a testing setup over the weekend.  I connected a meter running the latest firmware () to a solar panel and left it by the window logging voltage and internal temperature once per minute.  Here’s the setup: Here’s the data: Since there’s no load on the solar […]

Android Beta Update

Hi Reader, Comments have been pouring in from the beta testers.  Thank you for the testing you’ve done so far, it really does set the priorities here.  A new Android beta release, with a new bundled firmware version, is available here. Firmware changes: Log entries are now spaced at the selected logging interval Before, the logging interval referred […]