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Now you can switch to the best looking Watch strap that inspire you. Da da...It's just an adapter away.
Now you can switch to the best looking Watch strap that inspire you. Da da...It's just an adapter away.
413 backers pledged £14,877 to help bring this project to life.
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SteelConnect AZ3 - Asus Zenwatch 3 Strap Adapter

£14,877

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What is a prototype?

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As the pioneer of smartwatch adapters solution, we have received several email request to design adapters for their favourite smartwatches. Since our last few projects creating Adapter for smartwatches, many Asus Zenwatch 3 owners had contacted us suggesting SteelConnect to design one. Finally we've decided to take up the challenge and here you go. Another project by the backers.

 

Thank you all fellow backers & followers in Reddit for your support and insightful contribution! AZ3 for Asus Zenwatch 3 has been polished and carefully redesigned as per your feedback and suggestion.

  

 

 

3D Printing process with Ultimaker
3D Printing process with Ultimaker

 

Asus Zenwatch 3 is a beautiful and elegant watch, the mission is to upgrade yet remain the sophisticated look. Our concept is simple, flow along the original lug and let it blend according to the watch. The outcome is simply amazing!

Material: Aircraft Grade Aluminium 

Finishing: Type III Hard Anodized ( Silver, Gunmetal & Rose Gold ) 

Lug Size: Support 22mm watch strap

**We are currently working closely with our manufacturer to produce the very first metal version of AZ3 adapter. We promise that you will be able to see it before the end of campaign.** 

 

 

Just a few simple steps to complete the installation.

Step 1:  Remove original watch strap from the watch.

Step 2: Install the AZ3 adapter on your watch.

Step 3: Pick your favorite strap and connect to the adapter.

Starting looking for an ideal watchband yet?

 

 

 

www.steelconnect.co
www.steelconnect.co

 

Our brand vision is to provide solution in simple and innovative way. We are one of the pioneer in providing Smartwatch adapters. We are the guy behind the world's only Pebble Steel adapter and Moto360 adapter. With our track record to date, you can trust us. 

 

 

1.  + £45.00 REMOD Watchband 

+Add-on £45.00 for a REMOD Watchband ( Available in Space Grey Blue, Silver White, Black Red and Gold Turquoise )
+Add-on £45.00 for a REMOD Watchband ( Available in Space Grey Blue, Silver White, Black Red and Gold Turquoise )

 

 

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Reversible mechanism with Metal & Silicone Face
Reversible mechanism with Metal & Silicone Face

2. + £20.00 Additional pair of AZ3 Adapter.

3. + £1.50 Additional pair of 14mm quick release springbar.

 

 

Shipping will commence by July 2017, and we’ll provide you with a product tracking email once shipment is confirmed. In the meantime, we’d like to share a little bit about our shipping experience for you to know when to expect your rewards.

International shipping is available for most countries. For Israel, both FedEx & Standard Shipping is not available. For Ukraine, only Fedex is available.

Please note that tax and duties are not included, therefore backers will be responsible for paying duties and taxes at the time of shipping if it’s required by your customs.

Standard International Shipping (£4.00) usually takes 5-6 weeks’ transit time to your selected country, which excludes time required for customs clearance. Most countries will take about 4-5 business days for customs clearance, while in Mexico, India, Canada, Australia, Sweden, and Indonesia will take about 2-3 weeks for clearance.

Backers may Upgrade to FedEx International Priority Shipment for a quicker courier service with additional top up.

How to calculate the shipping cost?

Option 1: Standard Shipping  

Pledge £21 or more AZ3 Adapter Early Bird  

Total: £21 + £4 = £25

Option 2: Fedex Priority Shipping 

Pledge £21 or more AZ3 Adapter Early Bird  

Total: £21 + £4 + £2 ( Hongkong ) = £27

Total: £21 + £4 + £5 ( Japan ) = £30

Total: £21 + £4 + £8 ( US ) = £33

Share AZ3 Kickstarter Project on your social media and get a Free Nato watch strap shipping along with your pledge. With just a few simple steps below.

1. Click on the social button below, tagged 2 of your friends and share.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Click here to fill up the claim form. Thank you and that's all you need to do us a great favour. 

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 Terms & Conditions

  •  Only backers are able to claim the free reward. We welcome supporters to share about us. Should you love the strap and would like to have one. A 10GBP pledge would entitle you for one strap.
  • Only backers that had shared to atleast 2 social media platform and tagged 2 friends are eligible to claim the reward.
  • Only one Reward is entitled for each pledge regardless of how many repeated sharing. 
  • We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time.

*We would like to thank you for sharing about AZ3 Kickstarter Project. Your kind gesture meant a lot to us and therefore the free reward is our humble token of appreciation towards your support.

Please be reminded that " Watch and watch band/strap are not included "

“I want everyone to wear what they want and mix it in their own way. That, to me, is what is modern.” ― Karl Lagerfeld
“I want everyone to wear what they want and mix it in their own way. That, to me, is what is modern.” ― Karl Lagerfeld

 

 

Risks and challenges

The risk is minimal. As this is our fifth campaign with Kickstarters. We are familiar with the entire process and supply chain. From buying raw material to tooling, production and finishing are all well scheduled. Yes! From time to time there will be unforeseen circumstances and the biggest risk with any Kickstarter involving a physical issue is manufacturing and shipping, which is why we have been working with our manufacturer closely to get the best possible prices and most timely shipping possible for AZ3 lug adapter.

However, we will keep ourself transparent throughout the progress and we are open to any comments and suggestion. This is a crowdfunding projects, thank you for making SteelConnect a better brand and product.

Its all about you. With every experience and effort that we pour in, we need you to come in and support us to make this a success. This is never a one man show, it's the power of the community that bring the entrepreneurship and innovation to the next level. The bottom line, we think the biggest challenge will be spreading AZ3 to the world. We hope that by using the power of social media, it will be shared out to every corner of the world within our campaign timeline. Please join us in the walk towards a better life! You rocks! Cheers!

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  1. Select this reward

    Pledge £21 or more About US$ 28

    AZ3 Adapter Early Bird

    Our most valuable pledge!

    Upgrade your Asus Zenwatch 3 now with AZ3 Adapter. ( Retail: £30.00 )

    +Add £? for Fedex International Priority Shipping ( Kindly check shipping section for your receiving country )
    +Add £20 for Second pair AZ3 Adapter
    +Add £45 for Remod Watchband ( Retail £68 )

    Includes:
    • 1 Pair x AZ3 Adapter either in Silver, Gunmetal or Rose Gold
    • 1 Pair x Quick Release Spring bar 14mm
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    Pledge £24 or more About US$ 32

    AZ3 Adapter Original

    Our valuable pledge!

    Upgrade your Asus Zenwatch 3 now with AZ3 Adapter. ( Retail: £30.00 )

    +Add £? for Fedex International Priority Shipping ( Kindly check shipping section for your receiving country )
    +Add £20 for Second pair AZ3 Adapter
    +Add £45 for Remod Watchband ( Retail £68 )

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    Pledge £43 or more About US$ 57

    AZ3 Adapter Combo

    Our mix & match pledge! Get two pair with two colours of your choice.

    Upgrade your Asus Zenwatch 3 now with AZ3 Adapter. ( Retail: £60.00 )

    +Add £? for Fedex International Priority Shipping ( Kindly check shipping section for your receiving country )
    +Add £20 for Third pair AZ3 Adapter
    +Add £45 for Remod Watchband ( Retail £68 )

    Includes:
    • 1 Pair x AZ3 Adapter either in Silver, Gunmetal or Rose Gold
    • 1 Pair x Quick Release Spring bar 14mm
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  4. Select this reward

    Pledge £68 or more About US$ 89

    AZ3 Adapter + Remod Watchband

    Our special pledge including the word first reversible watchband, Remod Watchband ( Choose from the available colours as stated in the Add-on section )

    Upgrade your Asus Zenwatch 3 now with AZ3 Adapter and Remod Watchband ( Retail: £98.00 )

    +Add £? for Fedex International Priority Shipping ( Kindly check shipping section for your receiving country )

    Includes:
    • 1 Pair x AZ3 Adapter either in Silver, Gunmetal or Rose Gold
    • 1 Pair x Quick Release Spring bar 14mm
    • 1 Piece x REMOD Watchband
    • 1 Pair x Quick Release Spring bar 22mm
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    Pledge £200 or more About US$ 262

    AZ3 Adapter Bullk

    Our super deal pledge! Get TEN pairs with any colours of your choice.

    Free UPGRADE to Fedex Priority International.

    Upgrade your Asus Zenwatch 3 now with AZ3 Adapter. ( Retail: £300.00 )

    +Add £? for Fedex International Priority Shipping ( Kindly check shipping section for your receiving country )
    +Add £20 for Next pair AZ3 Adapter
    +Add £45 for Remod Watchband ( Retail £68, Remod shipping fee not included, kindly request for quotation )

    Includes:
    • 10× 1 Pair x AZ3 Adapter either in Silver, Gunmetal or Rose Gold
    • 10× 1 Pair x Quick Release Spring bar 14mm
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    Pledge £24 or more About US$ 32

    AZ3 Adapter Original

    Our valuable pledge!

    Upgrade your Asus Zenwatch 3 now with AZ3 Adapter. ( Retail: £30.00 )

    +Add £? for Fedex International Priority Shipping ( Kindly check shipping section for your receiving country )
    +Add £20 for Second pair AZ3 Adapter
    +Add £45 for Remod Watchband ( Retail £68 )

    Includes:
    • 1 Pair x AZ3 Adapter either in Silver, Gunmetal or Rose Gold
    • 1 Pair x Quick Release Spring bar 14mm
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 250 backers
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