Great news! On Friday we received the first batch of printed circuit boards (PCB) for ANAVI Fume Extractor. Read the full update.
A quick manufacturing update regarding ANAVI Fume Extractor: We stocked 09325-M/45 PPI foam media filters. We stocked more M2.5 and M2 screws, nuts and washers. The first small batch of printed circuit boards is expected from the local factory in Plovdiv, Bulgaria by the end of next week. Thank you again for supporting the open project ANAVI Fume Extractor. So far there no delays and manufacturing is happening at a good pace. We will keep you updated with any progress! Read the full update.
Thank you for your support! ANAVI Fume Extractor crowdfunding ended successfully and we have started the manufacturing of the printed circuit boards. In the mean time, a frequently asked question is: 'can you run ANAVI Fume Extractor on batteries?' And the answer is: 'Yes, absolutely!' Last weekend I visited the local hipster district in my hometown Plovdiv, Bulgaria to record a short video demonstration to show you how. Read the full update.
Our super successful crowdfunding campaign draws to an exciting close! Thank you very much for your support. With your generous help ANAVI Fume Extractor will go from prototype to mass-manufactured do-it-yourself kit for makers. Read the full update.
This tutorial explains the exact steps of how to assemble the ANAVI Fume Extractor developer kit. The whole process can take up to 30-40min. A screwdriver is required. Read the full update.
ANAVI Fume Extractor has successfully funded and all stretch goals have been met far before the end of the crowfunding campaign, so I contacted suppliers and started sourcing various components. Most of the mechanical parts have already been delivered and we can have a closer look at them. As some of you know, we will make and assemble the printed circuit boards in my hometown of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. I am trying to support local manufacturing and if possible purchase parts from local factories and suppliers even when their prices are not the best. However, ANAVI Fume Extractor contains a lot of parts... Read the full update.
In August 2019 I created an ESP8266-powered, open source, Wi-Fi dev board for monitoring indoor air quality and detecting dangerous gases called ANAVI Gas Detector. I placed one ANAVI Gas Detector in my kitchen and soon after that I placed another on my desk for maker activities. At that time while soldering I was using a bulky and noisy smoke absorber. Naturally, an idea came to my mind: let's upgrade the gas detector to a fume extractor by putting a brushless 5V DC fan and a filter. ANAVI Fume Extractor was born! Read the full update.
The crowdfunding campaign of the ANAVI Fume Extractor has met all stretch goals! All backers will get cool stickers with their kits and we will start preparing video tutorials to simplify the getting started process. In the meantime, join my AMA at Crowd Supply Discord channel! The chat starts at Wednesday, May 20th 2020 at 1PM Pacific and will go for about an hour. Read the full update.
Wow, the launch of the crowdfunding campaign was a blast! In less than a week ANAVI Fume Extractor was funded and hit the first stretch goal. All backers will get cool stickers with their kits. With your help we expect to hit the second stretch goal really soon! Read the full update.
ANAVI Fume Extractor is here! It is an open source smart smoke absorber for makers at an affordable price. There are literary hundreds of projects for solder fume extractors on the maker. ANAVI Fume Extractor stands out with several key features. Read the full update.