Nov 24 2020

Updates and birthdays

Over the last week I have made lots and lots of edits to the design from tiny to rather large. And I have gone to two wonderful birthdays. One was for one of the youngest members of my family, Anzani Mlaudzi, and the other was for one of my dear mentors, Deborah Small.

Life …

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Nov 22 2020

Battery Tech

This is all new to me. Here are a some links that have helped me understand battery technology a little.

1) Difference Between Lithium Ion And Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries

2) Batteries: Lithium-ion vs AGM

The concept of discharge capacity is new to me and something that I had not considered when designing this mobile …

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Nov 21 2020

How many amps?

I would be lost without my Burning Man friends. Special thanks go to Erich Rienecker from Pongo Lounge and Ilya Polyakov of Icarus.

Sulaiman is throwing a weekly social-distancing gig at Lake Merrit with a similar mobile rig and was nice enough to estimate that our system probably pulls about 3amps. Mike was surprised …

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Nov 07 2020

3 things

We need three things:

1) An on/off button to cut power.

2) A battery monitor that will cut power when the battery declines to 12v or 50% (for lead-acid).

3) A plug to connect the battery recharger to the battery.

The new Bike Party system contains:

(1) JBL Stage 1210 12″ woofer

(2) …

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Nov 05 2020

Everything fits!!

Also, 68 million citizens voted to uphold White Supremacy and kill as many people as possible from covid. We are doing what Germany did before WWII.

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Oct 30 2020

70lbs

Still making a bunch of adjustments but… this Bike Party speaker is going to come in around 70lbs. Heavy Weight Sounds.

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Oct 26 2020

Another coat of Duratex

Adding another coat of Duratex to four more cabinets. Life is very very good right now.

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Oct 16 2020

Bike Party 10-16-20

So we are hard at working creating a new speaker for Bike Party events. We are modeling it around the EcoXGear EcoBoulder which we have a number of and love. The main issues with the EcoBoulder are that it is not Open Source and the bass is lacking. We are not called Little Bass Heads …

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Aug 18 2020

Bicycle Thumper – 08-18-20

We are working on a new design that is currently called the Bicycle Thumper.

The idea comes from a number of people in our crew and most actively from Robin and Torben. The design requirements are:

1) Battery powered 2) Mobile 3) Sonically pure 4) Multiple paired boxes

It must play for a minimum of …

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Aug 16 2020

Back at it

Sheri, Torben and Keith jumped back in and helped shorten the frame of the new art. Great social distancing activity on a fantastic night in the Bay Area. Joyous.

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