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Old 08-29-2011, 06:52 PM   #1
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IMS detector MIA?

What happened to the Flat 6 IMS failure detector that was anounced with great fanfare in July? It was suspose to be on sale by now. All refernces to it have been removed from the Flat 6 web site. Was there a problem?

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Old 08-30-2011, 05:27 AM   #2
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read in another forum that sales were halted due to an unexpectedly high demand.

also mentioned there will be an article in nov's excellence mag.

no new sales until after the magazine is released (probably so he can increase manufacturing to meet the demand after the article)
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Old 08-30-2011, 06:58 AM   #3
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After the Pre sale period the product was pulled until the debut in Excellence.. We actually planned to do this, nothing was unexpected... The demand was greater than we had imagined and we are working hard to get product ready for when sales open.

Honestly we had a leak of the technology, we had originally planned to debut the technology in the Excellence article out of the blue.

Read all about it in the November issue of Excellence, it is being printed as we speak.
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:57 PM   #4
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That is great news Jake! Glad there is no problem, and looking forward to reading the magazine article.
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Old 08-30-2011, 02:43 PM   #5
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OK, what is the Failure Detector? How is it supposed to work?

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Old 08-30-2011, 02:45 PM   #6
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Ah, well, you see, if you want to know that you have to buy the magazine.
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Old 08-30-2011, 03:08 PM   #7
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Jake, you said the technology was going to be printed in Excellence. That means your letting the cat out of the bag. Have you given the Failure Detector to the one who guessed how it worked yet? Can't wait to see how close I was.
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Old 08-30-2011, 07:00 PM   #8
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NO ONE has had the technology released to them outside of Two distributors abroad, the Excellence crew and our Patent Attorneys.. It will stay this way until the article is published.

Four people guessed right, they will all receive a free unit AFTER the release.

There is no way that we'll be able to keep up with demand on these.. We are building them all in house at the present and do NOT want to look overseas to manufacture them.

No more info is available till the article is released, we don't need more hooplah to draw us away from the task at hand.
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Old 09-01-2011, 04:28 AM   #9
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Thanks Jake,

I just received a mail with last news about Guardian. So i guess that waiting time is only a patent issue. You're right to save your intellectual property from being stolen.

What about Excellence magazine overseas? May I get it somewhere down here (italy)?

It is then possible to place an order prior the Guardian will be put on sale again?

Thanks again Jake.
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Old 09-01-2011, 05:03 AM   #10
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Lots of reasons make up the story on why the IMSG is later than expected..
The biggest one is the patent but also the switch that the system uses is a Porsche switch and we have bought every unit in stock, all over the world.

Overseas orders are no problem, we ship overseas everyday.
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Old 09-02-2011, 03:47 AM   #11
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Then it will be tricky to get a new door locking switch somewhere around the world... lol. So now we know who's to blame for...

I know you ship overseas and my meaning was to know if you have planned to build up a pre order list in order to start distributing the Guardian as soon as it will be officially released, saving order time after releasing. If so, I would subscribe for a piece right now and reach my peace of mind while driving my old 986.

Anyway, I left a switch housing free on my dashboard that will be filled very soon.

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Old 09-02-2011, 06:39 AM   #12
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The only switch that has the proper circuitry for the IMSG is the seat heater switch...

We depleted the entire world supply of these units in the Porsche supply system.
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Jake, you said the technology was going to be printed in Excellence. That means your letting the cat out of the bag. Have you given the Failure Detector to the one who guessed how it worked yet? Can't wait to see how close I was.

Can I please have a link to this thread? I like to read about the guesses. Thanks.
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Old 09-04-2011, 05:27 AM   #14
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The guesses were all PM'd to me..
You'll know about the technology soon enough, the magazine is being printed this week!
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Will this technology be revealed also worldwide or has the patent been filed only in the US?

Where the magazine can be bought in Euorpe? I'm curious, I know...
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Will this technology be revealed also worldwide or has the patent been filed only in the US?

Where the magazine can be bought in Euorpe? I'm curious, I know...
Excellence is distributed worldwide. We have international patents filed and pending.
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Old 09-06-2011, 05:58 AM   #17
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Well, I'm getting in troubles to find someone who's distributing Excellence magazine in Italy. But I'll keep on trying...
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If you can't get one then pm me and I'll email you a scan of the article.
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Thanks Mark, I really appreciate. I'll let you know.
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Old 09-07-2011, 06:25 AM   #20
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Just don't publicly post the article.. Doing so would make Excellence very unhappy.
We have depleted the entire world supply of the Porsche switch and connector that's required to produce the IMSG, we can't build any more units until the Porsche supply system fills our most recent order of 500 units.
The entire first batch of units are already spoken for.

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