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FUZE Ti: Timecode Slate Kickstarter is Live!

Only 15 Early-Bird Backers available! Check out the Kickstarter campaign now at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/466895479/fuze-ti-fdc-timecode-slate


Thank you to those that supported the first campaign and hope to see you again! Major thanks to my family and friends for their continued support through the development of the slate. Special thanks to Adrian Zaw, Bao Quang Pham, Daniel McCoy, Kenneth Ho, Kyle Portman, Helen Kim, Nate Votran, Lily Pham, Nam Luong, and Sourita Siri for being part of building this Kickstarter campaign. 

 

FUZE Ti: New Slate

Getting the new smartslate ready for another crowdfunding campaign attempt:-)


Several versions of the new prototype has been printed with my new 3D printer from Cubify. A lot of little fixes here and there but it's looking like everything is about set and ready to go. The 3D printer took a lot of learning what works what doesnt, how to compensate for shrinking holes and warping ABS plastic. I've already gone through about $300 worth of material from Cubify, granted their price is one of the highest on the market. Their software to build the printer files could use a lot of improvements. Aside from some minor bugs, they need to refine the way it prints small back and forth features like gears. Currently it shakes the entire printer quite violently, often times losing track of its position. Another much desired feature is to be able to make the raft material larger than the default, as well as it's density.  

 

 

I've also been making numerous orders from McMaster-Carr for various hardware and sealants to test out with the prototype. They're a great source with tons of selections to choose from, and fast shipping from LA. A lot of the recent orders are all geared towards making it at the very least water resistant, which is the last thing to test before making a new kickstarter video. New website is also nearly completed. A lot of content just needs to be filled, like the products shots and description.

Taking product shots using a whiteboard as the shooting table, then a lot of poor photoshopping to fix all the compromises made without having a proper shooting setup:-P

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Final Smartslate Post

This is the final post before the slate is ready to go live!

A little about me

profile.largeGeorge Tsai attended California State University, Long Beach and graduated in 2010 with BS in Electrical Engineering, Audio Engineering, and an Entrepreneurship Minor. He is also a United States Marine with combat deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan. He concluded his service with an honorable discharge as a Sergeant. Today, he freelances in the film industry with his Red Epic-X camera package and production audio equipment. He is also the founder of FUZE Ti.  Read more...

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