Originally Posted by qsxcv
posted this before, but a capacitor in mine had almost no solder on one of the pins and one day the mouse just didnt work. added solder and it works fine now... but still
We made the switch to a more advanced wave soldering procedure at some point, I would have assumed it was with the factory change. But yes, something like that is what I would call a QC issue and is what we are constantly improving on. Things become easier when volume becomes higher believe it or not, since it forces us to control every facet of production such as PCB fab, etc...
Sometime next year my hope is that we have stronger production overwatch, and a stronger overseas logistics presence. This is very hard to do for companies that operate under 100mill/yr revenues.
But frankly industrial design on the original FM was the area that had the most room for improvement, this is the reason the ambi already has a more consistent assembly... it is just much better tooled since we designed it from the ground up.
We are getting close to ambi release as well so Ill give any updates once I hear things.