- WORLD FIRST POCKET LIGHT & MULTI-TOOL COMBO
- MULTI-MODE FLASHLIGHT
- MULTI-TOOL FUNCTION
- CLIP ANYWHERE, TAKE ANYWHERE
- QUICK-RELEASE ACCESS
- AEROSPACE TITANIUM
- COMPACT AND POWERFUL
- SLEEK STYLING
- USB RECHARGEABLE
- WATERPROOF & SHOCKPROOF
- INDUSTRY LEADING TRUE COLOR LED EMITTER
- FROM THE HEART OF AUSTRALIA
ANKOR is built for adventure! Wherever you plan on heading to next, you can be confident having ANKOR by your side.
Ever walking home in the dark? Thirsty for a non-twist bottle? Can't find your keys? Have a loose screw or just need a light that you can hang anywhere easily? ANKOR is the tool for you!
ANKOR combines all the trusted features of a pocket sized flashlight with the added reliability of a multi-tool clip.
It is always on hand when you're in the dark... or in a pinch.
So many functions in one easy access pocket sized carry!
ANKOR fits right in with you EDC gear!
AVAILABLE IN 2 MATERIAL OPTIONS
The front bezel of the flashlight is available in 2 material options: Copper & Stainless Steel. Once the campaign has ended we will ask you which you prefer. Below is an image of each option: copper on the left, stainless steel on the right.
The carabiner style clip and quick-release mechanism redefine the way you carry, access and use your flashlight. Clip with ease and detach in an instant.
The quick-release mechanism provides a safe and secure attachment, in fact it can hold up to 5lbs of force so you don't need to worry about it falling off!!! When you want to detach the flashlight or multi-tool, do it easily with a quick "PULL & TWIST" motion.
ANKOR helps out in all those tight situations, it clips so easily to so many things!
This great feature operates through a mechniacally actuated slanted coil spring that is specially made in the USA. ANKOR uses NO MAGNETS so it doesn't cause damage to sensitive electronic equipment!
The titanium multi-tool clip packs a punch full of convenient functions and ensures you are never without backup.
It comes with:
- Imperial & Metric Measuring Devices
- 3/8" & 7/16" Wrench
- 1/4" Hex Drive
- Bottle Opener
- Box Cutter
ANKOR adapts to your lifestyle and has your back no matter what the occasion.
Constructed with high quality materials including aerospace titanium, scratch resistant glass and extra hard anodizing, ANKOR is shockproof, lightweight, anti-corrosive, anti-abrasive and water resistant.
An exposed copper heatsink provides enhanced cooling and a slightly raised switch makes it easy to locate and provides an anti-roll feature.
ANKOR's flashlight includes many smart features and is easy to use with multiple mode options and a mode memory that remembers your last setting every time it is switched on.
- 700 HOUR Moonlight Mode!
- ANKOR is equipped with an SOS emergency signal and a defence strobe mode for those times you require extra assistance.
- A battery level illuminating switch and internal micro USB charging allows you to easily maintain a fully charged and healthy battery.
A lot of people think LED emitters are all the same, but this is far from the truth. A high lumen output rating DOES NOT necessarily mean that you are getting quality light. Flashlights are typically washed out, overdriven and have bad runtimes.
A good flashlight LED emitter should provide the right balance of lumen output, brightness, battery runtime and in particular Colour Rendering Index (CRI).
We have designed ANKOR to be a perfect combination of all these factors. It's NICHIA 219B LED emitter is an amazing piece of lighting technology that has one of the highest CRI per lumen in the industry.
In general terms, CRI is a measure of a light source's ability to show object colors "realistically" or "naturally" in comparison to sunlight (daylight scores a CRI of 100). The Nichia 219B used in our flashlight scores a remarkable high CRI of 93, where the majority of other LED flashlights have a lower CRI of only 75 to 80
Over the past two years, we have developed strong relationships working alongside a team of experienced manufacturers and engineers. Time and time again we have proven our ability to produce quality prototypes and as a result we have created the awesome device ANKOR that you see today.
ANKOR is made from high end components using precision tooling and manufacturing processes with the design, assembly and testing done right here in the heart of our Australian workshop.
Setting up to manufacture for large scale production requires huge resources and financial support and now we’re asking for your help to kickstart the project. We are confident that we have the right team and equipment on hand and are waiting in anticipation to get this project funded and bring ANKOR to you!
Extensive and rigorous prototyping was undertaken to develop ANKOR into the awesome and sophisticated product that you see today. Below are some examples of the many forms of ANKOR that took place over this period.
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- JAN '17: CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES
- FEB '17: CAMPAIGN FINISHES
- MAR '17: MANUFACTURING BEGINS
- APR '17: MANUFACTURING FINISHES
- APR '17: BEGIN SHIPPING
Risks and challenges
Having a thorough, tried-and-tested manufacturing process is one of the most important practices towards creating quality products. We have spent the past two years fine tuning manufacturing processes and developing ANKOR to the refined product you see today.
During this period we have overcome many challenges and obstacles through rigorous stages of research, development, testing and prototyping.
As a result we have successfully created multiple fully functioning products of ANKOR that are on hand right now and are of the exact high quality that you can expect to be delivered to you.
We have established great connections and close relationships with experienced manufacturers and engineers that we will be working alongside for large scale production. Together, we have frequently proven our ability to deliver quality prototypes through great communication and accurate delivery timeframes.
Our entire team fully understands the high expectations of our project standards and although we don't foresee any risks that may cause significant impact to this project in the future, we are fully aware of their potential and are more than prepared to overcome them in the best way possible.
Below is a quick list of measures we have taken to mitigate potential risk and overcome challenges:
- Project management procedures have been put in place to give a clear project outlook and to ensure that all critical path timelines are met
- Communication is key and we maintain team involvement on a frequent basis to ensure everybody is up to date and prepared
- We have sourced multiple tried-and-tested manufacturers and component suppliers
- We have backup of our key manufacturers and component suppliers.
- We have pre-scheduled manufacturing dates and timelines with our manufacturers to allow for smooth and accurate timeline forecasts
- We will keep our backers updated on all stages and any changes to the project schedule, so you will be confident in our efforts to deliver a quality device with accurate timing
- We already have fully functional products of ANKOR on hand that are the same exact quality and materials that accurately represent what you can expect to receive.
We have the right equipment and team on hand and are waiting in anticipation to begin large scale production!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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