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Are you tired of mosquito traps that aren't effective? The eco-friendly ElimiFly is your solution. Made to kill tiger-mosquitos.
Are you tired of mosquito traps that aren't effective? The eco-friendly ElimiFly is your solution. Made to kill tiger-mosquitos.
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What is a prototype?

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Proof of Concept

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Design Prototype

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Production Prototype

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Prototype Gallery

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Why Do We Need ElimiFly? 

Mosquitoes are the deadliest insects in the world. They are vectors for transmitting dangerous diseases such as Zika, Malaria, Dengue Fever, Yellow Fever, Chikungunya, Encephalitis and the West Nile Virus. They kill millions of people each year. The most vulnerable people are children, pregnant women, and the elderly. No other bite kills more humans or makes more of us sick than pesky mosquitoes.                                

Ziggy and his band still at large!
Ziggy and his band still at large!

The solution is the ElimiFly. This device effectively captures mosquitoes and helps control their population wherever the device is placed, preventing bites and the transmission of these terrible diseases to you and your family. Provides one acre or protection!

The ElimiFly mosquito trap is effective, quiet, simple to use, and eco-friendly. It requires only 5 watts of energy (different plug options available for out of country backers) and uses a biodegradable, non-toxic attractant, made with FDA-approved ingredients, to lure mosquitoes. This attractant lures mosquitoes into the ElimiFly’s fan. The fan then pulls them into a deadly trap. Once in the trap, there is no way for the mosquitoes to escape, and they die.

UV light traps have been proven ineffective. Repellents, creams, and candles keep mosquitoes away for only a few hours. The ElimiFly’s attractant provides a long-lasting, highly effective solution by replicating our natural secretions and cleverly luring mosquitoes into the trap. Furthermore, the ElimiFly is designed to only attract mosquitos. Very few butterflies, moths, and bees die, unlike UV traps.

Mosquito biting a person.
Mosquito biting a person.

How the funds will be used 

The funds will be used to purchase the different components needed to assemble the ElimiFly, including injection molds, attractant ingredients and packaging, fans, USB power supplies, final product packaging, and distribution. We have obtained price quotes for all of the different components required to assemble the ElimiFly.  Manufacturing and assembly companies are standing by, ready to produce it. 

ElimiFly how the funds will be used.
ElimiFly how the funds will be used.

Help us manufacture in the U.S.!

If this campaign is successful, we will manufacture the ElimiFly in the U.S. Help us reach our goal and spread the word so we can get the funds to make it right here. We really want to make this product in the U.S. With your help, we can! 

What's in the ElimiFly Starter Kit? 

The following will be included with the purchase of the ElimiFly Starter Kit:  

  • The ElimiFly Trap. 
  • A month's supply of attractant (*3 months, 6 months or a year supply available for purchase.) 
  • USB Power Supply. 
  • Free US shipping.
ElimiFly's starter kit
ElimiFly's starter kit

Specifications 

  • Size: The ElimiFly measures 9" x 6" x 5-1/4".
  • Coverage: 1 acre.
  • Power consumption: 5 VDC, 5 Watts. 

The Attractant 

ElimiFly's most powerful attractant was designed to attract mosquitoes, especially the so-called tiger-mosquito responsible for Zika; it takes advantage of the generation of CO2 by metabolizing sugar. The addition of natural fragrances increases its potency, all put together in an easy to use delivery container. Our attractant has a pleasant smell and can be used inside the house.

Attractant
Attractant

Other sources of Attractants:

There are various sources of attractant that can be used with the ElimiFly. These include the following:

  • You can use Octenol that can be bought online.  Just place inside the trap. It works but does not attract tiger mosquitos effectively. 
  • Use a piece of clothing that has sweat on it. Recently used sweaty socks work the best. Just place a couple inside the trap and that will do the job. Your socks might get soiled with mosquitos, and you might have to toss them.  
  • Make your own, mixing sugar with activated yeast and water. Make sure it is activated yeast, otherwise it won't work. This option is more difficult to handle. Spillages are common, but it works. 

After a successful campaign, we can't wait to see all the mosquitoes you eliminate! You'll be able to connect with ElimiFly on social media and share your pictures with us. Help spread the word about ElimiFly!

Solar Power and Other Options 

You could use a 5-volt lithium cell phone battery charger for locations where power is hard to reach (not included with ElimiFly purchase). 

  • A 1,000 mAh will last approx 2.5 hrs. 
  • In the picture below, the light blue battery is 4,000 mAh and will last approx 10 hrs.  
  • The back one is 16,750 mAh and will last approx 42 hrs.     l
Cell phone Battery packs.
Cell phone Battery packs.
  • A solar panel can be used for locations where there is no electrical power, using the micro USB connection (available now; see our perks options).
Solar Panel
Solar Panel

               Solar Panel approx 12" x 6" with micro USB connector.

  • We are currently considering producing multiple sizes and an ultra-portable mini ElimiFly. Let us know what you think!
ElimiFly's Vision
ElimiFly's Vision

Timeline

ElimiFly's Timeline
ElimiFly's Timeline

                                    

Finally in Jail, no more bites silly Ziggy!
Finally in Jail, no more bites silly Ziggy!

 

                          In The Press

ElimiFly mosquito trap
ElimiFly mosquito trap

 

Future EnTech
Future EnTech

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

We would like to be ready before summer when mosquito season is at its peak, but for that to happen we need to get the funds at soon as possible to start making molds and manufacturing the product on time. Also, it is possible that the attractant delivery method might evolve due to manufacturing constraints to mass produce it, and that we would like to make it as environmentally friendly as possible. It will be preferable to use a disposable biodegradable one, made of paper or something similar. Worse case we will use the plastic one until a replacement that satisfies all our requirements is found.

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    Show Some Love!

    You love the ElimiFly. You want to be a part of the story. But you can't pledge for the full product. We appreciate your support and at this level will keep you in the loop with updates as we continue the journey! And of course, we will send a BIG thank you, your way!

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    Make any ElimiFly Solar!

    Add a solar cell to any ElimiFly package for just $21, with free U.S. shipping. This option is only available as an add-on to any of our ElimiFly perks.

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    ElimiFly Starter Kit.

    You will receive the complete ElimiFly Starter Kit with a 1 months supply of attractant.

    Includes:
    • ElimiFly Mosquito Trap
    • USB Power Supply, Micro USB.
    • Attractant 1 month supply.
    • Free USA Shipping.
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    ElimiFly Starter Kit 3 months

    You will receive the complete ElimiFly Starter Kit with an additional 3 months supply of attractant, for a total of 4 months.

    Includes:
    • ElimiFly Mosquito Trap
    • USB Power Supply, Micro USB.
    • Attractant 1 month supply.
    • Attractant 3 month supply.
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    Solar ElimiFly - Starter Kit

    Make your ElimiFly even more eco-friendly! This reward includes everything in our ElimiFly Starter Kit, plus a solar panel so that you can run your ElimiFly anywhere there's sunlight. We also include free U.S. shipping.

    Includes:
    • ElimiFly Mosquito Trap
    • USB Power Supply, Micro USB.
    • Attractant 1 month supply.
    • Solar Panel
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    ElimiFly Starter Kit 6 months

    You will receive the complete ElimiFly Starter Kit with an additional 6 months supply of attractant, for a total of 7 months.

    Includes:
    • ElimiFly Mosquito Trap
    • USB Power Supply, Micro USB.
    • Attractant 1 month supply.
    • Attractant 6 month supply.
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    Two ElimiFly Starter Kits

    You will receive two complete ElimiFly Starter Kits for double the mosquito killing power! Place one out on the patio or in the backyard while you are working or enjoying time with family, and the other inside your home.

    Includes:
    • ElimiFly Mosquito Trap
    • USB Power Supply, Micro USB.
    • Attractant 1 month supply.
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    ElimiFly Starter Kit 1 Year

    You will receive the complete ElimiFly Starter Kit with an additional year's worth of attractant, for a total of 13 months.

    Includes:
    • ElimiFly Mosquito Trap
    • USB Power Supply, Micro USB.
    • Attractant 1 month supply.
    • Attractant 1 year supply.
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    Five ElimiFly Starter Kits

    The ElimiFly makes the perfect gift for family and friends. You will receive 5 complete ElimiFly starter kits for 30% off. Share the ElimiFly secret! This also includes free US shipping.

    Includes:
    • ElimiFly Mosquito Trap
    • USB Power Supply, Micro USB.
    • Attractant 1 month supply.
    • Free USA Shipping.
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    ElimiFly on the Fly!

    For those who cannot wait for their ElimiFly or are completely tired of those pesky mosquitoes, we will create one especially for you, using 3D printed materials. The ElimiFly will look somewhat different from the prototype featured in the campaign, but it will work just as well.

    Includes:
    • ElimiFly Mosquito Trap
    • USB Power Supply, Micro USB.
    • Attractant 3 month supply.
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    Elimifly with a singing telegram!

    We will send you a singing telegram where available, and also a starter kit as a thank you for your support. May or earlier.

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    Golden Edition!

    Delivered in person by one member of our team (May or earlier), unpack trap and set it up ready to start catching mosquitos.
    Pre Order Mosquito trap GOLD edition. Fully assembled including liquid attractant for 30+ days. Including battery pack and solar cell.
    Each trap signed by our TEAM.
    One of the first out of the factory!
    Thank you very much for your support!

    Includes:
    • ElimiFly Mosquito Trap
    • USB Power Supply, Micro USB.
    • Attractant 1 year supply.
    • Solar Panel
    • USB Portable power charger 16,750 mAh.
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