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Want a loud, raucous horn and still keep your regular horn? Want to blast those drivers that cut you off? Want a great gift?
Want a loud, raucous horn and still keep your regular horn? Want to blast those drivers that cut you off? Want a great gift?
315 backers pledged $30,047 to help bring this project to life.

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What is the Banshee Horn?

Firstly, thanks for stopping by and checking us out.

Do you know according to the statistics in “The Hurt Report,” around 75% of motorcycle crashes are collisions with other vehicles, most of which are cars and trucks. The driver of the other vehicle violated the motorcycles right-of-way and caused the accident in two-thirds of those accidents.

We are bringing to the market the first AUTOMATIC loud horn and headlight warning system. With this you can warn motorists up to 3 blocks away using your regular horn button; the Banshee Horn system does the rest. 

The Banshee Horn also, by the way, works great on all scooters, cars and boats that have unimpressive horns. 

Note: The delay can be set to 1/2 second or 1/4 second, scroll all the way down to see a full range of FAQ's.

CARS - scroll down to see the Banshee Horn installed on a car!

Over the last 30 years of riding motorcycles in various countries I've had my share of close calls with vehicles pulling out in front of me. I am sure you riders out there can relate to that!

I wanted a solution that would retain the regular horn for friendly use, but then automatically deploy a loud intrusive horn and light combination in a potentially dangerous situation.

The challenge was how to design a system that was easy to fit, would kick in automatically in an emergency situation and required no thought.

So, with this in mind and with my background as an industrial electrical engineer, I went ahead and built a prototype and installed it on my bike as shown in the video above.

The installation is simple and you can do it yourself in an hour or so. We will provide easy to follow instructions with a video link.

Smart Design using Quality Parts

This product is made up of two components, a 139 decibel compact air horn and a control unit that is really what this product is all about.

The control unit is about the size of a matchbox and the internal parts will be sealed in resin. This creates a water, heat and vibration proof environment which in turn provides superior reliability.

It has been tested in extreme temperatures (from 10 - 160 degrees Fahrenheit), and works faultlessly. 

Technically Speaking

The electronics in this product control the loud air horn and the high beam lights. If you press the horn switch briefly, only the regular horn is activated. Pressing the switch for ¼ or ½ second (depending on the setting you choose) causes the logic in the control unit to now engage the raucous air horn and high beam lights. When doing this, it pulses both the horn and lights for even greater impact - as shown in the video.

When designing the electronics we paid particular attention to safety. We do not in any way alter the regular horn system in the motorcycle or car to keep within DOT (Dept of Transportation) regulations.

Also, we don’t put any electrical loads on the existing vehicle wiring because we take our power directly from the battery.

The Banshee Horn system has been patented to cover all types of motor vehicles including several design forms and iterations.

What we will Supply

If you do the full pledge we will supply you the complete package including:

  • The patent pending control unit which will come with all wiring and connections – ready to install.
  • A 139 decibel (12 volt) compact air horn in either black or chrome – your choice.
  • A universal mounting bracket for the air horn.
  • Easy to follow instructions including links to online videos.

For the smaller pledge we will supply:

  • The patent pending control unit which will come with all wiring and connections – ready to install.
  • Easy to follow instructions including links to online videos.

How easy is it to fit?

Easy! We specifically designed this to be fitted by anyone with very basic mechanical skills. There are only a few wires to hook up and we will give you all the bits to easily attach the parts.

Even if you hook this up totally backwards, you will not damage the Banshee Horn system – so relax and have fun installing this cool product.

What about Cars?

We just did our first installation on a car with a pitiful horn, it was really easy, took under an hour. We added a picture to show you the finished product - its WAY louder than the factory horn system. At the very bottom you can see the control unit, the horn is right in the center. You can see the orange wire going to the battery and if you look hard the small yellow wire that heads off to connect to the factory horn. The blue wire connects to the high beam to flash the lights.

The Goal

Your pledge (and again thank you very much!), will help us make this product available to as many motorists as possible. We're raising funds to help us cover the initial set up costs so we can begin the manufacturing process.

We really appreciate all the kind help, support and enthusiastic feedback we are receiving ever day!

Every little bit counts and we'd like to thank you in advance for your help and support!

Banshee Horn LLC

CEO

Peter Olt

P.S. Love a Biker – give’em a Banshee Horn!

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    Pledge $39 or more About $39

    Receive the patented Banshee Horn control unit which will come with all wiring and connections – ready to install. Complete with easy to follow instructions and links to online videos. Note: you will need to supply your own super loud horn.

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    Receive TWO patent pending Banshee Horn control units which will come with all wiring and connections – ready to install. Complete with easy to follow instructions and links to online videos. Note: you will need to supply your own super loud horn.

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    Receive the complete Banshee Horn system including the control unit as above, and a 135 decibel (12 volt) compact air horn, in either black or chrome – your choice. THIS PLEDGE IS FOR INTERNATIONAL BACKERS AND INCLUDES INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING.

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    Pledge $125 or more About $125

    Receive TWO complete Banshee Horn systems including two control units as above, and two 135 decibel (12 volt) compact air horns, in either black or chrome – your choice. One for your bike, one for your car or your buddy’s bike.

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    Receive TWO complete Banshee Horn systems including two control units as above, and two 135 decibel (12 volt) compact air horns, in either black or chrome – your choice. One for your bike, one for your car or your buddy’s bike. THIS PLEDGE IS FOR INTERNATIONAL BACKERS AND INCLUDES INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING.

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    Receive THREE complete Banshee Horn systems including three control units as above, and three 135 decibel (12 volt) compact air horns, in either black or chrome – your choice. One for your bike, your car, your boat – or any combination of friend’s vehicles!

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    Pledge $205 or more About $205

    Receive THREE complete Banshee Horn systems including three control units as above, and three 135 decibel (12 volt) compact air horns, in either black or chrome – your choice. THIS PLEDGE IS FOR INTERNATIONAL BACKERS AND INCLUDES INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING.

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    Receive FOUR complete Banshee Horn systems including four control units as above, and four 135 decibel (12 volt) compact air horns, in either black or chrome – your choice. One for your bike, your car, your boat, and your friend’s vehicles!

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    Pledge $575 or more About $575

    Receive TEN complete Banshee Horn systems including ten control units as above, and ten 139 decibel (12 volt) compact air horns, in either black or chrome – your choice. We will include international shipping in this price.

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