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What is Jamstack Inc.? Where we’re going and how we’re gonna get there.
You probably know us as “the attachable guitar amp guys”, and that's certainly where we started. But there’s a lot more to Jamstack Inc. than meets the eye, and while we are eagerly anticipating the launch of our next product the Jamstack 2, we want to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the mission and vision that has guided us to where we are now, and how it will prepare us for the next stage of our business.
Behind the Scenes: Why we include a Phone Mount with every Jamstack 2
The Jamstack Phone Mount; an item that allows you quick access to that HD touchscreen supercomputer we all carry with us every day, but having your phone exactly where you need it while you play guitar is tricky. Here's why...
The Jamstack 2 Companion Control App for Built-in Effects (Android and iOS)
We knew when we began development of the built-in effects engine of the Jamstack 2, we were going to need a companion control app. And just like everything we do, we wanted to leapfrog farther ahead of other control apps on the market to make it more usable, more intuitive, and (as always) more powerful.
How We Made Our Small Speakers Sound HUGE
With the rise of the smart amplifier, people are now starting to apply the notion that bigger isn't better to guitar amplifiers too. Here's a peek at the work we’ve been doing to put the Jamstack 2 in a class of its own for both portability and sound quality.
Behind the Scenes: How Jamstack Does Effects
The original concept behind our attachable amp series was to rely on your smartphone to be the brains of the operation. But we wanted to bridge the gap between the user experience of the electric and the acoustic guitar. With built in effects that could be optimized for the amp itself, the electric guitar would gain the “pick up and play” quality that is so favourable with acoustic guitars. We knew having the effects of an electric with the convenience of an acoustic would be a magical experience.
Behind The Scenes: Making A Case for the Hard Case
The Hard Case for the Jamstack 1 was a big hit, and we’re excited to bring it back for the Jamstack 2! Much like the Jamstack amp, we’ve made some key changes that will ensure that the new Hard Case is better than ever.
Behind the Scenes: Why We Went Wireless
Going wireless with the Jamstack 2 guitar amp was a difficult decision. Not because we weren’t convinced of the amazing potential it would bring to the product. The decision was difficult because we had already jammed so much technology into the design that even one more addition was incredibly ambitious - even for us.
Behind The Scenes: The Roll Cage
The desire for an adaptable piece of gear was the inspiration for the Roll Cage: a strong and lightweight accessory you can snap on and off in seconds, providing the protection you need in precarious environments. The Roll Cage will keep your Jamstack off the ground, guarding it from drops, falls, and spills. This extra peace of mind will embolden you to bring the Jamstack 2 amp with you wherever you go, and to use it as it was meant to be used!
Behind the Scenes: Creating the Jam-Stand
Design and development-wise, it's probably our simplest accessory 'cause we weren't looking to re-invent the wheel, we just wanted to perfect the axle.
Jamstack Product Update: What do the Suez Canal and the Jamstack 2 have in common?
The literal and metaphorical ship blocking the Suez Canal has been freed, and now we can happily say that we are making incredible strides and progressing very quickly.
Great News and Bad News | Jamstack
Here in Ontario Canada we’ve been in a state of emergency for the last two months which has certainly caused some challenges. Specifically it has caused our process into tooling and manufacturing to be a great deal slower than we initially forecasted.