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Bugfix: iOS+240V+AC Measurement=Disconnect

Hi Reader, UPDATE: Users in the US and other 120V countries have reported this issue as well.  If you’re experiencing intermittent disconnection of the Mooshimeter from your iOS device with firmware before 1447470000, this is probably the cause. Symptom Some users have reported a bug that I just pushed a firmware update to fix.  If you’ve experienced […]

New Product Video, Website Updates

Hi Reader, Update #1: New product video! Thanks to Kevin of Tostie Productions for being great to work with.  He made our crowdfunding video as well. Update #2:  New search functionality on the website In the side panel to the left, you will see a new search widget.  Now it’s easier than ever to find relevant blog posts, forum […]

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New Beta Android App+Firmware Release

Hi Reader, For the last few months I’ve been hammering on firmware and app updates.  They ended up going way deeper than I meant to; the firmware and apps had accrued a lot of technical debt getting the Mooshimeter out to market as fast as possible.  The new features have just been released to Android beta, you can join […]

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Business Updates

Hi Reader, It’s been a while!  Many apologies for the long radio silence.  I’ve been updating the Mooshimeter apps and firmware.  It’s gone much slower than I expected, I believe I’ve been hit with the Second System Effect.  But it’s all coming together and I will be pushing beta updates shortly, they will have their own […]

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Android Swapping BLE Packet Payloads

Hi Reader, **Updates December 18 2015 – See end of post** For the last few weeks I’ve been chasing some frustrating issues with Bluetooth Low Energy on Android. The Mooshimeter’s over-the-air firmware update feature has been failing frequently for Android users, and it turns out the issue goes very deep. On 2 phones I’ve tested so […]

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Bugfixes in iOS and Android

Dear Reader, The second round of Mooshimeters started arriving at their new homes the week before last, and we’ve had some new bug reports.  We’ve just released fixes for the two most troubling ones. iOS App Bug Fixed: Sporadic Disconnection in AC Mode How to get the fix: Some iOS users were reporting that the Mooshimeter would […]

iOS App Update Pending

Hi Readers, The second run Mooshimeters have started arriving with customers, and some common issues have been coming up. iOS users: The version of the app that is presently available for download is unstable with the new run of the meter.  The updated app was submitted to the app store on Nov. 1 in the hopes that […]

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Second Manufacturing Run is Shipping!

Dear Reader, For those of you who have outstanding orders with us, thank you so much for your patience as we hammered out the last issues on this second manufacturing run.  Delays can be frustrating, but if you’ve been waiting for a Mooshimeter your wait will soon be over!  The first 50 units of the […]

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Profiling a AA battery

Dear Reader, When designing a low power product, it’s important to know the voltage profile of the batteries you’re using.  I decided to set up a test on Friday (it’s Sunday now) to make sure the batteries we’re shipping with the Mooshimeter live up to their specs. I pulled a single AA from our battery […]