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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Tue, December 18 2018 4:44 PM UTC +00:00.

HK$ 20,020
pledged of HK$ 20,000pledged of HK$ 20,000 goal
13
backers
29days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Tue, December 18 2018 4:44 PM UTC +00:00.

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Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.

Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

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Prototype Gallery

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About

Connetric: Future-proof laptop & wireless charging USB-C Hub

Light, Sleek, Portable. Connetric, a laptop charger that transfers data, a USB-C hub that charges phone wireless, an All-in-One device.

The USB-C Port Dilemma

You've got so many devices!  How do you organize and charge everything?  Cell phones, laptop chargers, Apple Watch, flash drives, hard drives, cameras, e-cigs, monitors, headsets, drones, printers, DVD drives, ipads, Kindles, power banks, VR glasses, mics, keyboards, mice and so much more!  

 Whether you are a student, a businessman, an artist, a digital nomad, or a stay at home mom... Connetric is here to help organize your life.  

 The transition from standard 2 decades old USB-A ports, to the new Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports, like those found on Apple's new MacBook Pro's, marks a huge leap in technology. The USC-C is faster and superior to the old USB ports, but there's still one problem with them.... USB-C ports are still not compatible with very many devices! If you want to continue using your old electronics, You only one have one option.

Clutching on to the Dongles 

Dongles are the first thing that comes to mind, however dongles are pretty limited. At the very least you'll need them in bunches for them to be effective. Do you really want to be caring around a million dongles everywhere you go?!?! No! You need something smaller, more convenient, and more practical.  Plus add up the cost of the dongles and you end up paying more than a Connetric.

Introducing Connetric: So Much More Than Just a Dongle 

Older USB-C dongles operate at lesser speed rates and are plagued with functional limitations. Connetric is faster, more efficient and allows you to use USB-C ports with your traditional USB devices. Unlike traditional dongles, Connetric also includes an HDMI adaptor, along with Samsung DeX whereby you can use your Android phone as a computer when connected via HDMI, and data Transferring capabilities. Connetric is really just an extension of your computer!

All your Favorite Ports Fused into one Hub 

Connetric is a USB-C hub that allows you to access the most commonly used ports, such as HDMI and up to 3 USB 3.0 ports! Connetric is the resourceful hub that has everything you need for an effective workspace. 

Superb 4K HDMI Bandwith with Wireless Charging 

Unlike any other dongle or adaptor on the market, Connetric, comes with built in wireless charging! With Connetric, you can utilize 4K HDMI connection, while also charging your laptop, wirelessly charging your phone, and utilizing the 3 the 3 USB ports to charge 3 other devices, all at lighting speed!

Connetric is fully compatible with iPhone XR and iPhone XS.  

A Sleek Lightweight and Compact Hub 

Connetric's sleek and simple design stands out among the crowd. With its quality design and wealth of features, Connetric, is so much more than just a dongle. Proof of Concept This video demonstrates a fully functional pre-production Connetric.

Product Specification

Size: 100mm X 31mm; 3.93 X 1.22 Inch

Weight: 210g; 7.4 Ounce

REPLACEMENT LAPTOP CHARGER:

Suitable for New Apple MacBook 12" / New MacBook Pro 13" 15" / ChromeBook Pixel and other Type C devices 

(Apple charges $68 for their laptop USB-C charger alone- look at how much more you get with Connetric at the same price)

USB-C PD Port: 

Support upstream power charge; USB-C port compliant with USB3.1 specification; USB-C port support reversible plug; Support PD charge power upto 60W(20V/3A); Support USB Type-C DisplayPort Alt Mode.

USB-A3.0 Port 

Extending external storage and data transmission + Power Charge; Use standard USB-A port; Compliant with USB3.0 standard 5Gbps transmission; Support read and write data, U disk, card reader, Keyboard, mouse, portable HDD, SSD,digital camera, etc.; USB3.0 single port power output max to 4.5W (5V/0.9A), support power charge for mobile phone and other devices.

HDMI

Support Audio and Video output; Support Audio & Video transmission, Compatible with Video solution 4k*2k/30Hz and below.

Connetric gives you everything you need in a small, compact, and organized package. Take full advantage of your USB-C ports with Connetric!  

 We've spent countless hours at the office designing and re-designing  Connetric so that we can make your life easier with the most efficient and powerful product.  

 Help fund us Kickstarter so that we can help the world stay organized and out of dongle madness!   Every little bit helps and we promise to ship on time.

Risks and challenges

Risks and challenges

As seen by our proof of concept video we do have a working prototype! We do not anticipate any delays as we are already in the factory everyday getting ready for mass production. With your support we can bring Connetric to the world and keep production costs low!

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