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iPhone 5 and Galaxy S4
iPhone 5 and Galaxy S4

THE PROBLEM - Smart phones and tablets are essential parts of our daily routines. Many of us use cases to protect our devices as they get more advanced and expensive to fix or replace. If you alternate between cases or use protective cases such as LifeProof, OtterBox, Griffin, TakTik, etc., then you know its near impossible to find a charging dock. Your less than desirable options are to use dock extenders, charge your device flat on the table with your cable or resort to case mutilation....until now.

Sarvi Dock working prototypes
Sarvi Dock working prototypes

                                    Introducing Sarvi Dock.

iPhone 4S - iPhone 5 - iPad Mini
iPhone 4S - iPhone 5 - iPad Mini
Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 on Sarvi Docks
Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 on Sarvi Docks

DESIGN DIRECTION The design for docks today start from naked devices and barely extend beyond slim cases. With Sarvi Dock our design process started with the most protective cases available and we worked backwards towards caseless devices.  By going against the grain we have created a simple fluid design crafted from aluminum. Our design uses Apple and Samsung factory cables. Once we solved the difficult cases that no other docks worked with we tested all other case and device combinations. Sarvi Dock is compatible with extreme cases, medium cases, caseless devices and anything in between.

OtterBox Defender with Clip attached charging on Sarvi Dock
OtterBox Defender with Clip attached charging on Sarvi Dock

UNDOCKING - By combining weight with polyurethane pad rails, undocking is a smooth effortless experience every time - Yes every time! These extremely durable rails leave no residue and stick to more surfaces than micro suction pads, magnets or adhesive pads. Just apply pressure to the pressure sensitive pads and they stick. The more pressure you apply the better they will stick yet they come off with an easy twisting motion. They are easily cleaned with a damp cloth. No wobbling, tipping over or holding your device hostage.

TakTik Extreme iPhone 5 undocking
TakTik Extreme iPhone 5 undocking

SLIM CASE UNDOCKING

UNDOCKING EXAMPLES Videos show Otterbox Armor for Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5C with Apple case. For more cases and examples click here

Galaxy S4 - iPhone 5 - iPad Mini
Galaxy S4 - iPhone 5 - iPad Mini

THICK CASE UNDOCKING

WHAT CASES WORK? Designed to work with all Apple, Samsung, LifeProof, OtterBox, Griffin, TakTik, Seidio, Gumdrop, Ballistic, Rockform, Speck, Switcheasy, Trident, Kensington, Joy Factory cases and many many more. If your case is not listed or you have any questions visit our website www.sarvidesigns.com for more examples or  just send us a picture of your connector plugged in to info@sarvidesigns@gmail.com and we will confirm the fit for you.

We tested a LOT of cases - Especially cases no other dock could work with..
We tested a LOT of cases - Especially cases no other dock could work with..

WHAT SUPPORTS THE WEIGHT OF MY DEVCE?  A robust back support and an aluminum connector body supports your device. Combine this with the removable non slip rubber pad which eliminates lateral motion and your device is held and positioned securely. The rubber pad also protects caseless devices. 

Removeable non slip rubber pad
Removeable non slip rubber pad

Here is a video of devices in use on Sarvi Dock

Galaxy Tab 10.1 on Sarvi Dock
Galaxy Tab 10.1 on Sarvi Dock

FACTORY CABLES - We focus on factory cables for 3 important reasons 1) They are the best charging cables for your device 2) Most cases have openings designed specifically around the factory cables 3) 3rd party cables have been shown to damage batteries and other expensive components of your devices. We designed custom aluminum connector receivers for each factory cable as shown below. All you need for Sarvi Dock is the cable that comes with your device.

************ Sarvi Dock does not come with any cables**********

Factory cables are the best for charging your device
Factory cables are the best for charging your device

 As devices and their technology get more advanced its important to use the original equipment for charging and synching. Factory cables come in different sizes so we designed a Multi Cable Tension System (MCTS) with two channels that work with cables of different thicknesses such as Samsung and Apple cables.

Polyurethane rails and MCTS for different size cables
Polyurethane rails and MCTS for different size cables

KEEP YOUR CASE ON - With connector receivers that adjust up to 15 degrees Sarvi Dock will fit any case for Apple or Samsung devices regardless of thickness. Fixed position docks do not offer this flexibility. This means caseless devices, bumpers, slim cases, thick cases and ultra protective cases even those with connector covering flaps all work with Sarvi Dock. No more taking off your case just to charge your device.

OtterBox Armor, iPhone 4S and Sarvi Dock
OtterBox Armor, iPhone 4S and Sarvi Dock

 ANY GENERATION DEVICE  - Sarvi Dock is future proof! When new connectors are introduced just purchase the new connector receiver from our website www.sarvidesigns.com. Available colors include silver, black and a Limited Edition Kickstarter Green (Only available during this project campaign).

Available connectors and colors
Available connectors and colors

SPEAKER/MICROPHONE PORTS - An elevated design keeps your speaker and microphone ports unobstructed. This means your sound is unobstructed or muffled and your calls, Pandora, iTunes radio, video conferencing, gaming and much more are still crisp and clear.

Speaker and Mic ports are not blocked on Sarvi Dock
Speaker and Mic ports are not blocked on Sarvi Dock

CONSTRUCTION/FINISHING/ASSEMBLY - Comprised of 3 all aluminum parts (main body, connector receiver and base cover) Sarvi Dock is precision CNC machined, bead blasted and anodized. Assembly is quick, easy and takes less than 5 minutes.

Sarvi Dock parts - Main body,  connector reciever, base and 4 screws
Sarvi Dock parts - Main body, connector reciever, base and 4 screws

USES - Devices are very stable and secure using Sarvi Dock. Making it great for FaceTime, second display, notifications, texting, bedside alarm clock and much more. Use yours everywhere.

Home - LifeProof Nuud iPad 4 on Sarvi Dock
Home - LifeProof Nuud iPad 4 on Sarvi Dock
Morning news with iPad Mini
Morning news with iPad Mini
iPhone 5C on Sarvi Dock
iPhone 5C on Sarvi Dock

PLEDGES

PRODUCTION - Good design takes tweaking and re-tweaking. Over a year has been invested in designing, testing and building prototypes of the Sarvi Dock. We have invested funds into optimizing the manufacturing process to ensure a smooth production run. The right manufacturer with the level of expertise and materials to meet our standards has been secured  With Kickstarters support we can produce our first run.

Sarvi Dock production timeline
Sarvi Dock production timeline

THE JOURNEY - If you have ever broken or scratched your device you know that cases protect your investment. You may even have different cases for occasions that need varying levels of protection. The more protective your case or the more times you change your case increases the frequency of removing your device from the case before you can use one of the docks  currently in the market.  Remove device from case, dock, undock, add device to case....use your device, ready to charge, remove device from case, dock, undock, add device to case.....do it again!  This is frustrating and we want to change that!

The sketch that started it all
The sketch that started it all

Although simple, a lot of time, dedication, engineering and many many failed attempts went into Sarvi Dock. We have created the very first dock for Apple and Samsung devices that works with ANY Lifeproof, TakTik, OtterBox, other extreme cases, naked devices and everything in between using the cable that comes with your device.

Sarvi Dock schematics
Sarvi Dock schematics

SARVI DESIGNS We formed Sarvi Designs to launch our first product - Sarvi Dock - to market. Our forte is bringing products to life and building relationships with vendors across the world and we are the perfect team to bring Sarvi Dock to life and on time. With kickstarters on our side we will succeed!

WE NEED YOUR HELP We need help from the Kickstarter community to produce our first order. We have already invested a lot of our funds and resources into this project and If we can achieve our funding goal Sarvi Dock becomes a reality.

 Join us......

Get yours......

Tell Everyone!

Thank you Kickstarters!!

Disclaimer: We have no ties or affiliations with the makers of OtterBox, LifeProof, TakTik, Apple, Samsung or other case manufacturers whose products are used for demonstration in the video. No endorsement implied. We are just people who needed a new way to dock :-)

Song credit: "The Beat" by Lou Johnson

Risks and challenges

We have spent the last year testing, designing, modifying and retesting and optimizing the Sarvi Dock design for a smooth manufacturing stage. After many early samples and test models we have made 6 fully functional final product prototypes with our manufacturer. These samples have helped us finalize colors, finishes and manufacturing details. Our manufacturer has tremendous experience in the area of die casting and we are confident in our timeline. We also have an excellent fulfillment partner to expedite the shipments.

Following the first launch of Sarvi Dock on Kickstarter, many inquires came in requesting single connector kits (instead of the bundled pledges we offered) and connector kits for Samsung Galaxy devices. We re-visited the design and came up with a solution that incorporated new design elements to meet this demand for Sarvi dock to work with both Apple and Samsung devices. This new design solution also prompted us to review our prior bundling package for 2 connector kits in one pledge and this revealed that offering single connector kits instead of a bundle would reduce our cost. This new design resulted lin ower minimum quantity orders from our manufacturer and lower prices that can be passed on to the consumer. We are happy to relaunch with these new pledges.

If we get enough people to believe in our vision of this Sarvi Dock we will communicate effectively, provide regular detailed updates, set the right expectations and strive to produce an exceptional Kickstarter experience for those who believed in our vision. These are the tools we have used to create successful relationships with our vendors and business associates. Even with all planning laid out manufacturing is always rife with unexpected variables. We are the team to ensure transparency and communication to overcome these variables and achieve the best results. We thank you again for the opportunity and for joining us on this journey.

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    The Early Beat - First ones on the dance floor! With this pledge you will receive one complete aluminum Sarvi Dock package. Pick a color from black OR silver then select your receiver kit from 30 pin OR 8 pin OR Samsung micro usb receiver kits. Help us Kickstart Sarvi Dock and save yourself $24 from the $49 retail price.

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    It Goes On And On - With this pledge you will receive one complete aluminum Sarvi Dock package. Pick a color from black OR silver then select your receiver kit from 30 pin OR 8 pin OR Samsung micro usb receiver kits. Help us Kickstart Sarvi Dock and save yourself $24 from the $49 retail price.

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    Limited Edition Kickstarter "Getting funky with it" Green - With this pledge you will receive one complete aluminum Sarvi Dock package in Limited edition green. Select your receiver kit from 30 pin, 8 pin or Samsung micro usb receiver kits. Each Sarvi Dock will be individually serialized and will include a signed letter of gratitude from the team.

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    Mixed Beat - With this pledge you will receive one complete aluminum Sarvi Dock package. Pick a color from black OR silver then select any 2 receiver kits from 30 pin OR 8 pin OR Samsung micro usb receiver kits.

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    Auto-Tuned Beat - With this pledge you will receive one complete aluminum Sarvi Dock package with 3 receiver kits - Lightning, 30 pin and Samsung micro USB. Pick a color from black OR silver. Help us Kickstart Sarvi Dock and save yourself $22 from the $59 retail price.

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