Time for a short Spectrum update, with more to come soon! This is an update from the category boring is good as when it comes to research & development or project management nothing extraordinary happening is a good thing.
COVID-19 made it impossible to travel and get to China so we haven’t been able to show you how Spectrum is coming along, but we have been in non-stop calls with engineers in that part of the world. Here is a taste of the kind of images we look during the calls with engineers. If spectrum’s design started as a simple set of 3D shapes, now it’s a massive beast with 1,5 million 3D parts and pieces!
The process so far hasn’t been completely without challenges, but so far nothing that we weren’t able to successfully resolve. For example, the 4K model had an overheating issue in the LCD panel itself. Working with LG, we were able to overcome this by adding heat sinks and increasing the distance between the panel and housing to allow for better airflow.
Despite our update being boring…
I am also super pumped to announce that we have a few upgrades for you based on popular demand, but we will not comment on them yet as we are still working out details and testing testing. You’ll have to wait just a bit longer! …but for one upgrade, here is a sneak peek:
Once the travel bans have been lifted we will start sharing more footage directly from the factory so that you can see how Spectrum is coming along, and get a peek behind the scenes of production in China! Also, we can’t wait to share the first working prototypes, particularly of our 4K and 240hz models, with you and some of your favorite YouTubers.
Other upcoming things will include work on line up of accessories for Spectrum, for which we’ll need your actively involvement. If you want to make sure you don’t miss any chances to contribute to the development process of those accessories, Spectrum, or our other projects, be sure to sign up for our newsletter!
So for now, things are going according to our schedule and project plan, and it’s all quite boring.But like I said, when it comes to R&D and schedules… boring is good!