Opal to $499

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It may be winter, but that doesn’t mean you have to be left out in the cold! It’s your last chance to get Opal at the pre-order price of $449. Most nugget ice makers START at around $2000 and are …

Opal Video Walkthroughs

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We’ve been making a few videos about our Opal Nugget Ice Maker and how to best use it. We hope they are a valuable resource for current owners and soon-to-be owners. After a long wait, we know you just want to …

Opal Update Jan 8 + Melt Rate Test

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By Scott Tarr On Monday we started testing our latest Opal prototype.  Here you can see it running with the top removed and a GoPro camera capturing the action.  There is a lot of excitement at FirstBuild around this product.  Over …

Control Box Demo

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This week we built a control demo box that demonstrates how the LED touch interface will work on Opal. The objective is to clearly communicate to the team what the different modes mean, and make it easy for Ricky (electrical …

Opal Passes $2 Million!

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Earlier this week, Opal reached and exceeded $2 million in contributions on Indiegogo! We’d like to thank everyone who supported Opal; whether you purchased or just helped get the word out, we can’t thank you enough for making the Opal …

Make Us a Drink Challenge Winners

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The “Make Us a Drink” challenge recently wrapped up with taste test at FirstBuild. Several tasters were selected to judge the drinks and vote on their favorites, after which the votes were tallied and the winners were chosen. Check it …

Make Us A Drink Challenge – Top 5

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Five drinks have been chosen as the best submissions in the Make Us A Drink challenge! In no particular order, the finalists are: Feel the Heat By I_Robledo Ingredients: Ice Cubes 1 fl. oz. Grenadine Syrup 1.5 fl. oz. Mezcal …

Nugget Ice Challenge Winners

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Our quest to find an awesome design for our upcoming countertop nugget ice maker has come to an end. Thanks to everyone who submitted an entry, we had a lot of really “cool” designs to choose from. Let’s end the …