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$445 pledged of $8,500 goal
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By John Moreno
$445 pledged of $8,500 goal
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by .

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About this project

Hello, and thank you for checking out my campaign. Mobile phones and tablets have become an integral part of our life, but they are not standalone devices. Whenever I travel or go jogging, even when I go to work, I often leave something behind: my charger, my headphones, my phone stand, or my power bank. That's why I created the Essential Mobile Kit. It keeps all my portable devices organized and protected, and it's small enough to fit in my travel bag or glove compartment of my car.

I initially designed this mobile kit for myself. I couldn't find anything on the market that included everything I wanted other than empty cases or travel chargers and loose cables in a cardboard box, so I decided to build my own. I then realized how much other people liked it and wanted one, and decided that Kickstarter was the next logical step. 

I got in touch with manufacturers, went through multiple configuration iterations, and finally settled on a collection of accessories that I believe appeals to people like you and me. I am then bringing it to Kickstarter because this is, in a sense, the type of kit I would love to get for myself.

Thank you for your time and for sharing.

Risks and challenges

Even though this is a custom-made kit all of its components are available for mass production. The custom-protective foam insert is unique but can be mass-produced in many factories around the United States or even in my local Hackerspace, where I created my prototype/personal unit. II plan to get some of the accessories from overseas and some from national and local vendors.

Actual accessories may look slightly different from this prototype based on availability, but function will be maintained.

Dealing with international vendors, lead times, production capability, shipping costs, and tariffs is always a challenge but it's something I've done on a small scale several times in the past. I'm also giving myself some margins to prepare for the unexpected.

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    The Complete Essential Kit

    All accessories as shown in the video. please specify your choice of retractable cable: Micro-USB/lightning combo connector (for Android and iPhone) or USB-C (for newer Android devices)

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    The Power-Plus Essential Kit

    Substitute the in-ear Bluetooth Headset and retractable audio cable for an extra battery bank OR a higher-rated single battery bank (5000 mAh minimum). please specify your choice of retractable cable: Micro-USB/lightning combo connector (for Android and iPhone) or USB-C (for newer Android devices)

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