UAMP - Soul Shaking Audio for Your Ears

Created by Bartosz Kowalski & Joseph Chehade

Enrich your listening experience and overcome your music player’s limitations with Uamp, a headphone amplifier in a portable package!

Latest Updates from Our Project:

Timeline + Stretch Goals Update
almost 9 years ago – Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 07:12:35 AM

Timeline update

Hello everyone, we’ve been working hard to prepare Uamp for manufacturing. Our initial aim was to release Uamp in late July. Unfortunately we won't be able to make that deadline. Ok yes we are frustrated and I'm sure you are too. However, the good news is that the design is coming to completion and we are very happy with the final development of Uamp.

Why the delay?

Well the main reason is sourcing components to build 5000 units is no easy task. We have sourced 95% of what we need. But the battery and a few of the chips will take the factories longer to get, about 6 weeks. It's frustrating to us that we have everything we need except only a few parts which then hold up everything else. So we estimate the delivery of Uamp to be in late August/early September. 

Stretch Goal updates:

We also want to share with you some updates of some of the stretch goals.

1. Detachable clip

After testing many different types of clips we have decided to go with a magnetic clip. The clip is silicon with bendable metal and magnets on each end. 

Magnets on each end
Magnets on each end

You can attach it to the inside of your pockets, shirt/t-shirt, bag and more very easily. Uamp then sticks magnetically to the clip. 

Uamp - stick to clip via magnets
Uamp - stick to clip via magnets

The magnetic clip is strong, we have tested it ourselves and are very impressed.

Strong enough to hold some weight!
Strong enough to hold some weight!

2. Carry bag, which one do you like?

Bart and myself both like a different carry bag. On the left we have a gray felt bag with elastic band and on the right we have a white soft canvas bag with a draw string. Both will be able to hold Uamp and cords. Which one do you prefer. 

So we are going to leave the decision up to you. Tell us which one you like better. 

Which one do you like?
Which one do you like?

Your support is awesome

Thanks again for your support, we know you are all eager to get your hands on Uamp and we are doing our best to get it to you ASAP. Feel free to comment your thoughts and we are happy to answer any questions you might have.

Much Love

Bart + Joe

Uamp Team

Survival Firestarter Paracord Bracelet / Paracord Keychain

Firestarter Paracord Bracelet / Keychain | Survival Gear
Firestarter Paracord Bracelet / Keychain | Survival Gear

Our friends over at Bomber & Company have designed an everyday keychain that can pretty much save your life. These are the same guys that created the “Most Successful KS Bag”, the “Halo Belt”, and “Havok Watches”. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND you checking out their new project. It is a definitely MUST HAVE. Check it out, click here!

The ultimate sleep sanctuary: Kokoon EEG headphones

Meanwhile, do you love sleeping? Who doesn't?! Take a look at Kokoon and sleep well anywhere! Sleep better with Kokoon, the world's first sleep sensing EEG headphones. Perfect peace and comfort with audio that responds to your sleep. over $1,100,000 already pledged! Click here to check out their campaign

GEKKOPOD - The World's Most Flexible Mount

Also check out the GekkoPod Camera Mount uses flexible legs to latch onto anything! GekkoPod is a flexible mount that, like its namesake, adjusts to any surface and can hold handheld devices in countless positions. It has five extremely durable legs that can be contorted and adjusted to hold smartphones, pocket cameras, and even GoPros just about anywhere!

Click here to check out their campaign (hurry up, end’s in two days)!

Survey is Out!
almost 9 years ago – Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 02:33:55 PM

In order to determine your shipping address, color of your Uamp/s and purchase additional rewards you will need to fill out a survey. The survey is completed by the platform 'Backerkit'. Backerkit is used by 1000's of Kickstarter projects.

We will be sending an email with a special link to BackerKit surveys today. It is important that when you receive the survey, you get it back to us as quickly as you can. Our ability to make an order depends on receiving this information. Filling out your BackerKit survey is not required, but will help out our project tremendously.

In the BackerKit survey, please answer any questions we may have regarding your pledge, provide shipping information, pay for international shipping if you forgot, and if you want you can even order more items or “add-ons”. 

The link to the survey will be available via email! If you’ve decided later that you filled out something wrong in the survey, you can actually go back and change it anytime before the cut off date for changes in June.

If you use your Facebook login for your Kickstarter account, the BackerKit invite will be sent to the email you used for your Facebook account. If you have another email you prefer it to be sent to, please email [email protected] or [email protected].

Thanks again for your support we look forward to you all receiving your Uamps!

DASH 4.0

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Update On Payments
about 9 years ago – Thu, May 21, 2015 at 04:48:32 PM

Hi everyone,

We have received payments from 3500 backers, which means there are still about 100 that have missed out.

If you are one of these people, let me know and we can arrange alternative payment. So you wont miss out on Uamp!

Bart & myself just want to thank everyone again, your support means everything.

p.s. surveys to collect your address and color choice are being sent out soon.


Bart + Joe

Uamp Team


We'd like to give a shout out to another company who launched a Kickstarter campaign for something incredibly cool that you should definitely check out. It's called MAGZET, an audio jack that connects to your devices via magnets. Think Apple MagSafe but for audio jacks which helps save your devices, headphones, and audio cables from damage! They launched a couple weeks back and have been featured in numerous articles, including Fast Company, Billboard and Gizmag. We definitely recommend you check it out!

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We highly recommend experiencing how our friends over at PRO30: Wireless, Compact, High Fidelity, On-Ear Headphones are re-defining the mobile premium headphone and setting new standards. Putting sound over everything, MUNITIO utilizes high-end, chosen materials such as aircraft grade aluminum, Titanium, Military grade ABS composite and protein leather. By eliminating the middle man, MUNITIO is bringing you the best bang for your buck. The PRO30 is the final addition to the award-winning "best of CES" collection. Check them out!

Update from Kickstarter Re: Error Payments. Plus check out Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag!
about 9 years ago – Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 06:34:28 PM

Hi everyone, 

Finally an update from Kickstarter about payment issues!  

From Kickstarter "There was a temporary error and if your backers try to go through the fix payment flow again, their pledges will be collected. Can you ask any backers to try again? Rest assured that they will not be charged twice."  

So if you have the error message try again, you will not be charged twice!  


Bart + Joe  



Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag- Their campaign raised $430k and has claimed the title as the “Most Successful Bag on Kickstarter”! This classic barrel bag is redesigned for the Modern Individual. Introducing Bomber Barrel - the best damn everyday carry by Bomber & Company. 

Don't forget this is your LAST CHANCE to get a Bomber Barrel and get 20% OFF with pre-order discount code: “KickBomber” Link is HERE:

Thank You, Thank You & Thank You!!
about 9 years ago – Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 03:25:28 AM

Over 3623 backers.....just wow & THANK YOU!

Thanks to you we made it to 1980% of our original goal!

Uamp is born, and now we are busy getting manufacturing ready so you can start listening to Uamp in July!

We will be sending out a survey soon asking you what color you want Black or Silver. (via BackerKit survery). More info on this to come soon!

Look out for regular updates about Uamp progress, and if you have any questions please email us anytime: [email protected]

If any of your friends or family missed out on getting their Uamp, don't worry they can pre-order one right now on our website:

Sidenote: Kickstarter is having issues confirming payments on some accounts. But they has let us know they are looking into it and should have it fixed soon. If the problem has not gone away in a few days, let us know and we can try to help! 

Thanks so much again, we look forward to you receiving Uamp very soon!

Much love

Bart + Joe

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The folks at LinearFlux have a follow-up to their LithiumCard, the ultimate battery charger they released last year. The new project we just backed is called the LithiumCard PRO. The PRO with the microUSB connector will keep your UAMP, smartphone and other audio devices powered throughout the day. Their patented HyperCharging, rapid charge, technology makes sure you keep your devices topped up in less time. Check them out at:

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