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By Gene Eighmy
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About


Thanks for checking out our project.  We would love to make our idea a reality with your help.

We love all things Apple.  Even the power adapter.  The high-gloss finish and rounded corners are design perfection but there are a few problems that bothered us.  First, the surface is smooth; it slides off desks, chairs and couches.  Second, the smooth surface scratches easily on floors.
 

To solve this, we came up with the macband that not only protects the surface and prevents the power supply from slipping, but also leaves all the cool features like the flip out cable management and AC cord/tong option in place.  It also makes your power adapter unique and doesn't cover up the Apple logo.

Macbands is a high-quality silicone jacket that slips over the 85W/60W or 45W MagSafe Power Adapter and is available in several colors.  The macband-85/60 is compatible with the MacBook and 13, 15 or 17-inch MacBook Pro.  The macband-45 is compatible with the MacBook Air.

The money raised will go towards mold costs and material.  We're also offering participation in the pilot run for those who want to get in on the design process or just can't wait for the production run.  The pilot run will use whatever material color is available... probably black.  The production run will initially be limited to two colors, green and orange but we're open to color suggestions.

For more info, check out the macbands website.

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    Supporter. Receive gratitude from the macbands founders + ability to follow the project’s progress as a kickstart backer through kickstarter blogs, twitter, facebook, etc + satisfaction of being part of a cool product.

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    Early Adopter. In addition to Supporter benefits, we send you one production level macband of your choice shipped from the first production run. (Shipping to Canada add $5, International add $15) Plus you receive all the benefits of the Supporter Level.

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    Windows PC Supporter - We realize that not everyone is allowed to use a Mac. Still want to contribute and join our team? You get all the benefits of a Supporter and we send you a T-Shirt.

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    Early Adopter Plus. For every additional $10 we send you one production level macband of your choice shipped from the first production run. (Shipping to Canada add $5, International add $15)

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    Elite. We send you one pre-production macband of your choice (color TBD) shipped from the pilot run and allow you to join our review team. We’ll also ship you another macband from the first production run, color of your choice. And we list you on our website as one of the Elite Design Review team + a t-shirt. (Shipping to Canada add $5, International add $15)

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    Elite Plus. In addition to a pilot run macband, for every additional $10 we send you one macband of your choice from the first production run. (Shipping to Canada add $5, International add $15)

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    Founder’s Club. You get all the benefits of the Supporter, Elite, and we send you an additional six macbands of your choice from the first production run + we list you as a Founder's Club member on our website.

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    Founder’s Club Plus. You get all the benefits of the Founders Club plus for every additional $10 we send you one production level macband of your choice shipped from the first production run.

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Funding period

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