K-Pak Production Update: Test Units in Field!

K-Pak Production Update: Test Units in Field!

Success targets in the lab have been met for our first shipment of test units and we’re excited to announce that our select group of K-Pak product testers now have a unit each in their possession and are currently out in the field exploring all the ways to use this...
K-Pak Production Update: PCB Test Fixtures

K-Pak Production Update: PCB Test Fixtures

PCB Test Fixtures Just prior to the assembly of each K-Pak unit, there is a step where we need to test the PCB’s as a group (all 5 at once), to determine if there are any issues. On occasion, there can be a single component or cable that is bad, for example. While it...
K-Pak Production Update: Leak Testing

K-Pak Production Update: Leak Testing

Leak Testing As you may have read on the K-Pak website, we intend for our case to be water-resistant, to be at parity with the GoPro Standard Case (which claims water resistance up to 3 meters, or 10 feet). In doing so, we take every precaution during the design and...
K-Pak Production Update: Parts!

K-Pak Production Update: Parts!

Parts! Another aspect of the production process is “sourcing”, or procuring off-the-shelf parts. In the K-Pak product we have a number of off the shelf components that we have sourced. Some of them are, for example: batteries, O-rings, wrist straps, drawstring pouch,...
K-Pak Production Update: PCB Fabrication

K-Pak Production Update: PCB Fabrication

PCB Fabrication We are pleased to say that the first 2,000 sets of PCB’s (Printed circuit boards) have been manufactured at our CM’s facility in Northern California! The PCB manufacturing is comprised of several steps. The first step is what is called the...
K-Pak Production Update: Cases and PCBA’s

K-Pak Production Update: Cases and PCBA’s

The best way to describe the K-Pak as a manufactured product is in terms of its main components. One half of the product is made of the plastic and metal parts, which we refer to as the enclosure – with the other half being the electronics. The injection molds...