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The high performance, convenient, and sustainable means to ditching disposable batteries.
The high performance, convenient, and sustainable means to ditching disposable batteries.
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Pale Blue: Lithium Polymer USB Rechargeable Smart Batteries

HK$ 2,055,593

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These are Pale Blue: The world's best USB rechargeable lithium polymer AA and AAA batteries.

Save money and sustain a better world. In America alone, 10 million batteries are thrown away every day. One pack of Pale Blue USB rechargeable LiPo batteries can replace up to 4,000 alkalines. Making the switch can save you $$$$ and keep toxic disposable batteries out of landfills. Ditch disposables!

  •  Less waste - One Pale Blue battery can prevent the existence and disposal of 1000 alkalines over its lifetime.
  •  Superior Performance - Better voltage stability, current output, stability, than alkalines and old school NiMh rechargeables.
  •  Ultra Fast Charging - Charges in one fifth the time of a NiMh rechargeable.
  •  Unmatched Convenience - On-board micro-USB charging port (4 end charging cable provided so you can charge 4 batteries at once).
  •  Huge Savings Potential - Recharging Pale Blue batteries means not buying disposables and this means savings for you!

10 million battery cells thrown away every day? That really starts to add up. . .

That's enough to go around the planet 4 1/2 times every year. That's a 70 pound bucket every 12 seconds!  

We're starting by bringing lithium polymer technology to AA and AAA batteries. It's the same type of battery that powers your cell phone allowing Pale Blue to charge faster and last longer. It's so fast it will charge a AA in under 2 hours and a AAA in under 1 hour. Better yet, a single Pale Blue rechargeable will replace 1000+ alkaline disposables.

Let's build a better world by putting an end to tossing disposable batteries into landfills.

More convenience. Micro USB port means no separate charger so you can power your life anywhere.

Simply plug your Pale Blue in with any micro USB cable or use our included cable to charge four batteries at once. The LED charge indicator will turn green when you are good to go. Power up quickly when you are on the go, at work, home or traveling. Charging times are surprisingly fast.

Tangle free 4 ended charging cable for added convenience!

That way you're always charged to power the devices and toys you love.

Save money. Don't throw away cash with disposable batteries.

If you're spending $1 per single-use, disposable battery then one of our batteries can save you $1,000 over its lifetime.

How is it better than rechargeable batteries I've used before?

With LiPo technology, Pale Blue charges 5x faster than conventional rechargeable batteries.

LiPo provides higher power and more consistent output through its use cycle.

Pale Blue Smart Batteries will last 2x as many charges as NiMh.

With our product, factory, testing certifications, and production process already in place all we need is your help. In return for your support we would like offer you the world's best USB rechargeable lithium polymer battery at a discounted price with FREE shipping to the US/HK and subsidized shipping to the rest of the world.

*Free Pale Blue reusable grocery tote with first 100 orders.

**Free Pale Blue reusable grocery tote for any order over $100.

***If we hit our stretch goal, we will send a free Pale Blue reusable grocery tote with our first 500 orders.

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Risks and challenges

Size constraints: Getting LiPo cells into AAA and AA batteries along with the safety circuit, micro USB Port, and LED charge indicator lights was the toughest technical part. That’s just a tight space to work within while keeping as much room as possible for the LiPO cell. Luckily, LiPo has a high energy density so the result is excellent energy capacity even when we give up some space for the other features. We also spent significant energy and resources on developing the aesthetics of the product to feel worthy of such a revolutionary product.

Competitiveness: While there are other brands and products popping up, we have worked hard to ensure we are cutting edge and forward-thinking about customers’ needs and user experience. Our team and advisors bring exceptional knowledge that will continue to help us stay ahead of the competition in terms of tech, performance, quality, and reliability.

Cost: LiPo is a better solution, but it is a more expensive material. Many factories will say it’s just too expensive, but our market research shows that consumers do want to invest in new tech solutions for sustainability. We have worked hard to get the cost into a range which is competitive, but the cells will never be as cheap as Alkaline or NiMh. This has been achieved partly through the scale of the industry, LiPo being used in Tesla’s and all our mobile devices has increased supply and improved the production, but demand is also high for LiPo cells in many products because it’s clearly the best solution. There’s a good reason we don’t see NiMh in electric cars.

Development and Certifications: With all the product testing complete, certifications already issued, and samples approved all we need is your support and we will begin volume production immediately following the campaign. Based on our capacity study this production should take a few weeks to complete and then we will begin shipments.

Pricing: Pricing is always important to customers. Our goal is to get these products into customers’ hands and homes so we can keep them from buying more disposables or low-quality rechargeables. To do this quickly, we need to have competitive pricing and have worked hard to optimize the product, supply chain, and operations even at this early stage. The premium price is more than offset by the improved performance and lifetime return on investment, but we do recognize this is an investment for customers who may be used to buying cheap disposable batteries. Pale Blue is a battery designed for performance, drives harder and last longer, that’s the key deliverable. Simply purchasing and using Pale Blue batteries has the immediate impact of displacing disposables and saving the world from wasted resources and energy and within 5-6x charges, they begin saving customers money.

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