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Light, stylish with great feedback, Libre is spill-proof and links up to 3 Bluetooth profiles. Special iPad air keyboard/case available
Light, stylish with great feedback, Libre is spill-proof and links up to 3 Bluetooth profiles. Special iPad air keyboard/case available
580 backers pledged $34,360 to help bring this project to life.

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"The keyboard itself is just 5mm thick and weighs only 200g, yet manages to squeeze in a backlight and the ability to switch between up to three devices."  -- 9to5Mac

Do you need a great mobile keyboard for your busy lifestyle? We do and that's why we created Libre, the thinnest backlit keyboard in the world. Our approach is to make it as thin and light as possible while including all the features that we want.

Design 

Built for mobile typing

A mobile keyboard has to be easy to type on and carry. Libre keyboard offers excellent feedback and weighs just 200 grams. 

Backlit Keys

Whether you are on a plane or in a dark room, a backlight is a handy feature for situations where light is low and you want to type discretely. Libre offers 4 different light levels that allow you to work in various lighting conditions without disrupting others.

Ultra Thin

A good keyboard should be easy to carry and not add much bulk. The Libre keyboard is measured at just 9mm thick, making it the thinnest backlit keyboard on the market for iPad.

iPad Folio

We love our iPads, and we use them for both work and fun everywhere we go. So we created a folio set that compliments Libre keyboard that offers convenience and protection.

Easy to Customize

Everyone has their own favorite way of setting up their iPad. Libre's 3-piece, easy to attach keyboard allows you to use Libre in any way you want.

Secure Magnetic Attachment

Libre uses a super-strong magnet for ensuring the attachment between the keyboard and case is strong. The self-fitting magnetic slots make it easy and secure.

 The cover also automatically wakes up iPad when open.

Multiple Bluetooth Profiles

Many of us have more than 1 device that could use a Bluetooth keyboard, so we designed Libre to take care of that. Libre can handle up to 3 different Bluetooth devices.

Spill proof  

Accidents happen and we don't want them to ruin your day. If you spill liquid on Libre, just wipe it off and keep working.

Material

To achieve the features we wanted while keeping the keyboard thin, we needed a material that was both light and durable. We selected polyurethane as the material to achieve a level of thinness and weight that is simply not possible with leather.

Libre works for for iPad air 1 and 2. There is a slight difference between those 2 models please let us know your selection when pledging.

Artists at Pets Rock love our keyboard idea so much that they are okay with us using two of their most popular characters GG and Pop.

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We need to reach 30K funding goal to have enough quantity to make this feasible. Please support and share Libre keyboard project.

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Team members:

Peter Ho - The Engineer

Pete has over 10 years of experience with keyboard and computer accessories and is the driving force behind Libre's design and features.

Jeff Chui - The Business Guru

Every hardware team needs a supply chain and marketing expert and Jeff is our man. He is responsible for executing the business plan and making sure everything falls into the right place.

Damon Poon - The Designer

As a multi-talented designer, Damon adds flair to the forms and functions of everything we make. He has over 10 years of experience in various design roles and loves photography.

Mark Mesrobian - Business Developer

Mark is a veteran of the computer hardware business and lends his experience of sales and marketing to the team. He helps us to prepare for the Kickstarter campaign, contacting media and building distribution network.

Risks and challenges

We feel strongly about Libre’s likelihood of success because we already have a working prototype and have strong experience with keyboard products. At the same time, we feel the need to let our backers know that every hardware project is susceptible to supply chain delays, design revision and other production related issues. However, we will do our best to overcome any obstacles and keep you updated.

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    Thank you for your support. We will keep you updated and you can join for any future special when we go into full production

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    *EARLY BIRD*

    You will get Libre Folio cover plus the case without the keyboard at an amount that is special for Kickstarter. This is great for those who like the Libre design but don't need the keyboard.

    You may be able to select cover material at the end of campaign depending on final funding level.

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    Pledge $30 or more About $30

    You will get Libre Folio cover plus the case without the keyboard at an amount that is special for Kickstarterl. This is great for those who like the Libre design but don't need the keyboard.

    You may be able to select cover material at the end of campaign depending on final funding level.

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    Pledge $33 or more About $33

    *EARLY BIRD*

    You will get a Libre standalone keyboard without case. This is great for those who like the Libre design but doesn't own iPad air or want the back case

    You may be able to select cover material at the end of campaign depending on final funding level.

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    Pledge $40 or more About $40

    You will get a Libre standalone keyboard without case. This is great for those who like the Libre design but doesn't own iPad air or want the back case

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    Pledge $48 or more About $48

    *EARLY BIRD*

    This is for the road warriors out there. You will get the Libre keyboard cover, and the back cover case at an amount that is special for Kickstarter.

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    You will get TWO (2) Libre Folio covers plus the cases without the keyboard at an amount that is special for Kickstarter. This is great for those who like the Libre design but don't need the keyboard.

    You may be able to select cover material at the end of campaign depending on final funding level.

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    *EARLY BIRD*

    The complete Libre Folio 3 Pieces set - You will get the keyboard cover, the back cover case and the cover at an amount that is special for Kickstarter.

    You may be able to select cover material at the end of campaign depending on final funding level.

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    Pledge $55 or more About $55

    This is for the road warriors out there. You will get the Libre keyboard cover, and the back cover case at an amount that is special for Kickstarter.

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    Pledge $60 or more About $60

    The complete Libre Folio 3 Pieces set - You will get the keyboard cover, the back cover case and the cover at an amount that is special for Kickstarter.

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    Pledge $70 or more About $70

    You will get TWO (2) Libre standalone keyboards without case. This is great for those who like the Libre design but doesn't own iPad air or want the back case

    You may be able to select cover material at the end of campaign depending on final funding level.

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    This is for the road warriors out there. You will get TWO (2) Libre keyboard covers, and the back cover cases at an amount that is special for Kickstarter.

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    Pledge $110 or more About $110

    The complete Libre Folio 3 Pieces set - You will get TWO (2) sets of the keyboard covers, the back cover cases and the covers at an amount that is special for Kickstarter.

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    Pledge $120 or more About $120

    You will get Five (5) Libre Folio covers plus the cases without the keyboard at an amount that is special for Kickstarter. This is great for those who like the Libre design but don't need the keyboard.

    You may be able to select cover material at the end of campaign depending on final funding level.

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    Pledge $170 or more About $170

    You will get Five (5) Libre standalone keyboards without case. This is great for those who like the Libre design but doesn't own iPad air or want the back case

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    Pledge $230 or more About $230

    You will get Ten (10) Libre Folio covers plus the cases without the keyboard at an amount that is special for Kickstarter. This is great for those who like the Libre design but don't need the keyboard.

    You may be able to select cover material at the end of campaign depending on final funding level.

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    Pledge $235 or more About $235

    This is for the road warriors out there. You will get Five (5) Libre keyboard covers, and the back cover cases at an amount that is special for Kickstarter.

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    Pledge $270 or more About $270

    The complete Libre Folio 3 Pieces set - You will get Five (5) sets of the keyboard covers, the back cover cases and the covers at an amount that is special for Kickstarter.

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    Pledge $330 or more About $330

    You will get Ten (10) Libre standalone keyboards without case. This is great for those who like the Libre design but doesn't own iPad air or want the back case

    You may be able to select cover material at the end of campaign depending on final funding level.

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    This is for the road warriors out there. You will get Ten (10) Libre keyboard covers, and the back cover cases at an amount that is special for Kickstarter.

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    The complete Libre Folio 3 Pieces set - You will get Ten (10) sets of the keyboard covers, the back cover cases and the covers at an amount that is special for Kickstarter.

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    Round trip to visit our office and factory and discuss distribution partnership and possible collaboration on branding.

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Funding period

- (33 days)