ANAVI Fume Extractor

The open source smart solder smoke absorber

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Sep 22, 2020

Project update 12 of 14

Ask Me Anything (AMA) on the Crowd Supply Discord, Fume Extractor Orders are Ready, and Carbon Filters

by ANAVI Technology

All ANAVI Fume Extractor kits for your orders are ready. The Crowd Supply team is arranging the logistics. In the meantime we have some exciting news to share!

New Product

Do you like mechanical keyboards? Do you need a few extra custom keys? We recently launched an open source, programmable, eight-key keypad with backlighting, underlighting, and OLED screen called ANAVI Macro Pad 8 with Crowd Supply.

ANAVI Macro Pad 8 is a completely new type of project for us. For the first time we are using the Microchip ATmega32U4 and mechanical switches. However, if you look closer you will notice that some of the parts are actually the same as in the ANAVI Fume Extractor.

Carbon Filters

As you know from the previous updates all kits for ANAVI Fume Extractor will contain a couple of 09325-M/45 PPI foam media filters which we stocked from Mouser. The filters are replaceable. The do-it-yourself and open source nature of the project allows you to use any filter type you prefer. Recently a community member recommended using carbon filters such as Fellowes FEL9372101 which are widely available through Amazon, Walmart, Office Depot and various other distributors. The advantage is that activated charcoal absorbs odors. This particular filter model is wide so you have to cut it into 80x80mm pieces to fit ANAVI Fume Extractor.

Ask Me Anything

All Discord members are invited to the Ask Me Anything (AMA) session. Feedback and suggestions are always welcome. Here is the Discord invite link.

The chat starts at Wednesday, September 23th 2020 at 1PM Pacific and will go for about an hour. That’s 1PM in San Francisco, 4PM in New York, 9PM London and 10PM Paris. If you need help figuring out what time this is in your part of the world, here is a handy time translator chart.

Please join the Discord chat to discuss the product features and new ideas. See you tomorrow!


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