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Bjorn van den HoutBy Bjorn van den Hout
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Bjorn van den HoutBy Bjorn van den Hout
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€940
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7
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, November 21 2014 8:47 AM UTC +00:00

About

NICE TO MEET YOU!

I am Bjorn van den Hout. A student at the Willem de Kooning Academy of art and design in Rotterdam Holland. Besides designing I love longboarding. Long trips through the city or together with some friends in the park with some music. 

THATS WHY I CAME UP WITH CHARGEBOARD.

We’re out and about, rolling down the road, and our phone dies.. It’s annoying, it’s commonplace, and solutions are few. And the strange thing is, the further you seem to be away from a socket the sooner batteries run out! 

CRUISE, CHARGE AND CHILL, WITH SOME MUSIC TO PLAY.

I found my own solution! And called it Chargeboard. Chargeboard produces energy when cruising and stores right away in a battery. When you're chilling out, just put your phone in the dock and it charges immediately and you can play some music at once!

AS SEEN ON

HOW DOES IT WORK? 

Pretty easy to be honest. The two dynamo’s in the in the rear axles generate 6V each, this electricity is then converted back to a 5V current and gets stored in to a powerbox. So when you’re finished cruising, plug your iphone in the dock and your phone gets charged! In the meanwhile you can listen to some of your favorite tracks.

 

A 3D MODEL OF CHARGEBOARD

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FUNCTIONS

USB 2.0 / 3.0 
The externa l USB port gives you the option to charge other mobile devices like Samsung.


3.5 mm audio Jack

The external 3.5 audio jack input will give you the opportunity to connect all kind of devices and play audio trough the speakers. 
(For example devices like Mp3 players, ipad's/ipod's & other mobile devices) 


PRODUCTION SCHEDULE 






Risks and challenges

We have to find out to how to proces a large request of longboards. Up till now, we made them only in small amount. The biggest challenge will be to make Chargeboard factory-production proof, of course assembling stays done by hand. Along with a product designer we will draw a blueprint off the Chargeboard and the rear axle in particular. The most important is that we keep the quality as good in the latest prototype we produced. So we will only use the best quality parts. Of course we will make the Chargeboard ready for the latest versions of phones, iphone6 including. But we expect not many problems doing this.

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    YOUR AWESOME!
    You are part of the realization of Chargeboard and you can tell that to everybody! To your grandma for example when you visit her . She will be proud. :)

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    CHARGEBOARD WALLPAPER
    A big thank you and a High Res wallpaper of your choice.

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    MOUNTABLE CHARGEBOARD PACK!
    Upgrade your longboard with a mountable Chargeboard back. You'll get the front and rear trucks and wheels. The rear trucks have 2 build-in dynamo's that generate electricity, converts it into 5Volt for USB devices and stores it right away in a integrated powerbox! Charge your USB device with your own generated power!

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    EARLY BIRD CHARGEBOARD! (#1 / #100)
    Be one of the first on earth who owns a Chargeboard. Never have a dead battery problem again! Just chill-out plug in and charge, while you listen to some music off course.

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    YOUR OWN CHARGEBOARD
    SPECIAL BLACK on BLACK version. With audio cable, usb cable and wall mounth!
    Get your own Chargeboard and cruise it down the roads! Take a break and just listen to some music while charging your phone wherever you are!

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    THE CHARGEBOARD CLUB OF 100
    You’re a member of The Chargeboard Club of 100, you get an engraved Charboard with your name and your member number. You get a nice place on our wall of fame with your photo and a quote. And a special Chargboard wall mount, so you can show-off your board in the livingroom.

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