8: Specification

Below are the specifications for my product:

  • Target market – The product is for all the people who own a USB charged device.
  • Functions – It will charge USB charged devices anywhere without a socket.
  • Size – It should be small enough to fit in someone’s pocket. 110mm by 60mm by 30mm.
  • Manufacturing process – The time required to manufacture this product is between 8 to 10 days.
  • Manufacturing quantity – Only one piece is required.
  • Tools – Different tools will be used to make this product, such as:
    • Hack saw
    • Coping saw
    • File
    • Sand paper
    • Screwdriver
    • Drill machine
    • Soldering iron
    • Solder
    • Screws
    • Hot glue gun
    • Wood workers vice
    • Cutting mat
    • Crafting knife
  • Materials – The materials below will be used:
    • Motor
    • 10 OHM resistor
    • Zener diode
    • Gears
    • Wooden dowel
    • Pulley
    • Lever (made form wooden dowel)
    • High density foam board
    • Plywood
    • Hard board
  • Maintenance requirements – The maintenance requirements are that the user checks if the product is not breaking from the joints and open it up to see if the wires are not burnt or broken.
  • Product life span and life cycle – The product should last for a very long time as long as the maintenance requirements are followed.
  • Shape – The shape of the product will be a rectangular prism.
  • Color – The colors will be black and blue because according to my survey, they are the most popular colors for this product.
  • Patterns – The product might have patterns on it depending on the choice of the consumer.
  • Quality assurance – A document with guarantee and warranty will be packed together with the product.
  • Quality control – The product will be put through multiple tests to see if it is good quality or not.
  • Cost – The cost should be around 10 – 15 dollars.
  • Time scale and planning – Building the product will take about 8 – 10 days, but planning will take closer to 2 weeks.
  • Health and safety – The product is completely safe unless the user does not use as it is meant to be.
  • Instructions manual – an instructions manual will be prepared for the product so the consumers know how to use it.