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Duet works with: iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus - with (most) cases or without a case.
Delivery: After speaking with our manufacturer, we are planning on shipping out your Duets in July (but will strive for even sooner)!
Apple Watch is here to make your life easier. But adding another device to your charging routine makes things complicated.
Duet changes that by bringing both your iPhone and Apple Watch into one beautifully simple charging hub.
Who's talking about Duet?
Just some of what they're saying:
BGR: "Meet Duet, the charging dock Apple Watch owners are going to love"
Redmond Pie: "... if you own an Apple Watch and an iPhone, you might want to get your credit card out soon."
MacRumors: "... a sleek design that closely matches the look of the MacBook, iPad, iPhone and other anodized aluminum Apple products."
AppleInsider: "... we came away impressed with the design's concept and, more importantly, execution."
Apple World Today: "The Duet has a simple solid elegance to it that doesn’t detract from the beauty of the Apple Watch and iPhone but instead reinforces the work of Jony Ive and crew."
GeekDad: "Constructed of solid aluminum, the stands are sturdy, lightweight, and well-balanced ... while maintaining the same aesthetic as my other Apple products."
Apple Watch helps you better manage your notifications, allows you to stay even more connected with your contacts, and generally should make things a little more simple. Yet dealing with another device to charge daily seems to take some of the magic away from the experience.
We think it should be easier than that. With Duet Dock, there's no need to worry about your charging routine, messy cables, or where you'll keep your devices when they're not in use. Just place your iPhone and Apple Watch in their new home and you're done.
From the moment you get your hands on your Duet, you'll notice its weight. It's precisely machined from a solid block of aluminum, giving it the best possible premium feel to match your devices.
The solid weight, along with the nano suction pads on the underside of the dock, means your Duet will stay firmly in place on any smooth surface you set it down. So carry on, you rebel, with your one handed docking and undocking - life's too short not to.
A magnetic attraction.
Of course you want your charging hub to look good. We do too. And yet we also realize it's not just what's on the outside that counts, but what's hidden inside as well. Duet is fitted with neodymium magnets, tucked away in each side, which allows the Apple Watch piece to click together perfectly with the iPhone piece.
In perfect harmony.
Duet is designed with modularity in mind. If you're like us, you'll be using your Duet beside your bed on your nightstand a majority of the time. But depending on which side of the bed your nightstand is, you'll likely want a certain order of accessibility when it comes to your charging hub.
For instance, let's say you want your iPhone to be closer to you than your Apple Watch when you're lying in bed, so as to make things easier when you want to grab your phone to peruse Instagram or check your email in the middle of the night. In this case, you'll want to make sure the Apple Watch arm is on the other side of your iPhone.
That's why we've designed two possible configurations for Duet. The iPhone dock piece, being perfectly symmetrical, will be the same across all setups. However, when you choose your Duet setup, you'll be asked whether you want your Apple Watch to be on the left or the right side of your iPhone, giving you control over a layout that's more personalized to your particular preference.
Performs solo, too.
While we designed Duet to be a two-part charging hub, we understand that there are going to be times you'd like to charge your Apple Watch or iPhone separately, perhaps in a different area of your home or office. That's why we've designed both pieces of Duet to look (and work) great apart from each other as well.
Use your Duet primarily on your nightstand, but want to charge your iPhone at your computer while you work? Simply lift the iPhone dock away from the Apple Watch arm, and take it to your desk.
Duet doesn't discriminate. Regardless of what iPhone you have, as long as it has a Lightning Connector, it'll work perfectly in the dock. In other words, Duet works with: iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus - with (most) cases or without a case.
OK, so we know we said that what's on the inside counts. And while it does, your new home base for your iPhone and Apple Watch shouldn't just work well - it should look good too. Available in Silver, Space Gray, and Gold finishes, Duet offers a backdrop that will perfectly complement your device lineup.
(We should also mention the possibility of a stretch goal made up of a limited edition collection of additional colors).
Spread the word.
The more people that become a part of the Duet community, the better Duet will become! We'd love it if you'd want to share this campaign. You can use the share buttons at the top of this page, as well as these snazzy buttons below.
We're planning on a retail price of $99 for Duet, and we want to reward all of our Kickstarter-based Duet community for believing in our vision early on.
- $69 - Early Bird: One (1) Duet
- $79 - One (1) Duet
- $149 - Two (2) Duets
- $359 - Five (5) Duets
Every milestone we reach after our initial goal will allow us to make Duet even better.
- $25K - FUNDED
- $40K - Duet will be available in a Matte Black finish - REACHED
Over the last several months, we've been working closely with our network of talented artists, machinists, media blasters, anodizers, and suppliers to make sure that your Duet reaches the level of perfection we strive for. At this point in the process, we've developed Duet to a final prototype (pre-production) stage. In other words, the product you see right now is almost to production, but not quite there yet.
In order for us to begin our first production run of Duet, we need to be able to purchase a large amount of raw aluminum, neodymium magnets, and nano suction material. And that's just the materials. We also need to place an order large enough to meet the minimum quantity requirements of our manufacturing partners. That's why we're opening this journey up for you to be a part of with us.
While we have July slated for delivery of your Duet, we will be doing everything possible to get your rewards to you as soon as we can. Depending on how soon our funding goal is reached, we may be able to begin production earlier than expected, allowing us to ship to you ahead of schedule, possibly in late June.
We love 'em, so don't be shy. Ask away, and we'll do our best to get back to you with an answer.
Same rules apply here! Duet is ultimately going to be the home base for your iPhone and Apple Watch, and we want to make sure that you love it as much as we do. Have a creative idea you'd like to see implemented when Duet goes to production? Shoot it our way.
Risks and challenges
This isn't our first rodeo. We've brought Kickstarter projects to life in the past, and have learned from our experiences. While we have been relentlessly concerned with the details throughout designing, prototyping, and planning for production, there is always the chance that things don't go as planned post-Kickstarter.
In the event that we experience hiccups, whether it's a delay in the manufacturing timeline, shipping date, or something else, we promise to communicate honestly with you and work around the clock until we correct the issue.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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