To be fair, Apple also uses steel regularly, but structurally or when the weight or manufacturing cost aren't as big as an issue. Case in point: Apple Watch Sport (Aluminium) vs the more expensive Apple Watch (Stainless Steel).Steel is such a wonderful material. It's a shame to see so many negative comments because it's not "Apple Sleek."
This is really the only "disappointment" I had with his overview, since I think the functionality of the vents is a key feature of Cerberus. I think some of the other criticism I've read on here is a bit much, however - though that's just my own opinion.I don't know how committed you guys are to the naming of the Infinite Vent system, but I've seen it on enough marketing material that I was surprised that Dmitri just called it "the grid". Was he informed it had a name? Because I thought his video was going to be a good opportunity to inform the mass about the (name of the) system.
I am also disappointed that he didn't take the time to do a few shots of different things mounted onto the same face using the Infinite Vent. But that goes with the fact that he only had a few days time with it I suppose.
I know it may be a minor thing amongst others, but the Infinite Vent system is what really spoke to me, considering your company's name is based on a creature that takes on many forms.
Our choice to use steel was deliberate for what we felt was important. It wasn't driven by cost, mostly just the ability to have a rigid frame (even with thinner metal) that can take more abuse when travelling.To be fair, Apple also uses steel regularly, but structurally or when the weight or manufacturing cost aren't as big as an issue. Case in point: Apple Watch Sport (Aluminium) vs the more expensive Apple Watch (Stainless Steel).
Apple didn't have a hand in this, as most laptops before the aluminium MacBook were still 95% plastic casings with some slivers of metallic structures internally. People just don't consider steel as a quality material anymore and cases like Lian-Li have made more of an impact in this area than any other brand.
We already have, twice, but I'll mention it in an update recapping the past week and a half. Still waiting on figures from one fulfillment company at this point!Would it be an idea to post on the kickstarter that cheaper options for shipping are being looked at? I read some comments about people not buying because of the shipping price.
I think that one of the things we learnt is that people don't appreciate the fact that things are made in america as much as we thought they would.lets learn from it
Very interesting ^^I think that one of the things we learnt is that people don't appreciate the fact that things are made in america as much as we thought they would.
I do hope you guys figure out how to get this thing afloat, making them in china or otherwise.
I took some of the pics and showed some randoms online, one guy quoted me 11k setup and like $20 price per piece, and another lady quoted me ~750 setup and 125/pc sample price. setup is refunded once an order of 500 pieces is made.
They say they do qc, and the second company has been in business for 10 years and do oem, so they seem ok. Seeing how it was possible to raise 45k+, I think some of these can be options, even if they low-balled and ends up costing twice as much.
Nonetheless, how effective QA is entirely depends on what QA process was used. It's one thing to use a binary answer as a marketing point, another to follow a 38-page checklist when a shipment deadline is looming.Building a metal box is a bit different from building a metal box with electronics inside.
They say they do qc
They all do though
how effective QA is entirely depends on what QA process was used.
Precisely the point.Yea, and it depends on the company doing the QA.