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The first and only Intelligent power bank to charge all latest tech like MacBook. Supports USB-C & all laptops. Best camping experience
The first and only Intelligent power bank to charge all latest tech like MacBook. Supports USB-C & all laptops. Best camping experience
95 backers pledged CA$ 20,350 to help bring this project to life.

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GoldEye Bar: The First Solar Charger for ALL Laptops

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(20-06-2016 updated)

A Raccoon Steals the GoldEye Bar for Photo-Challenge    

While preparing for our photo-shoot challenge theme 'Where will Melanie use the GoldEye Bar next?'

- DAY 1 - Unexpected attack by Raccoons

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- DAY 2 - surprisingly they become best friends 

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GoldEye Bar

The GoldEye Bar is the first intelligent solar power bank that has the capacity to charge all laptops and has USB-C compatibility feature for smart laptops.  

Our compact Energy Bar is encased with a highly sensitive solar panel so you can stay independent and have the best camping experience ever. The Swiss Army Knife of Energy needs will provide 16 000 MAH capacity to boost 99% of devices AND boost a car also! Designed to fit in your pocket.

Goldeye Bar is an electronic device designed as a multi-functional power bank that jump-starts most engines even small boats and diesel trucks.It is the ultimate energy solution providing up to 19 Volts of charging power to electric and electronic devices like to laptops, mobiles phones, digital cameras, e-book readers, and other appliances. The Future is Bright!

The GoldEye Bar has the added feature of three strong LED lights with  3 modes: flashing, blinking and emergency SOS.

  

 

 

                         

Where can I use the GoldEye Bar

 

When given the chance the GoldEye Bar will absorb sunlight to recharge, making it ideal for camping far away while taking the good karma of modern civilization along with you.

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GoldEye Bar provides DC out volt 5V, 12V, 16V, 19V Which are compatible with the majority of electric/electronic devices.

Here is a list of some popular devices using DC between 5V up to 20V

Laptops & notebooks (Apple MacBook, Samsung tablet, HP Pavilion, Dell Inspiron, Toshiba Satellite, Sony Vaio, Fujitsu Lifebook, Acer Aspire, Lenovo Thinkpad and more)

Digital Cameras (Canon, Nikon, Sony DSLRs, SLR, regular digital cameras and more)

Mobile Phones (Samsung Galaxy S6, Google Nexus, Apple Iphone, android mobiles LG G5, HTC One and more

Portable speakers, reading lights, e-book readers and more 

In general, the majority of mobile phones support 5V to 16V, laptops support 16V to 20V and other devices between 5V-16V

USB-C cable compatibility: our unique cable is compatible with newest technology and all other devices equipped with a USB cable

Compact Design: Light & tight can easily fit in your pocket, glove compartment or carry-bag for travel

LCD Screen: Bright blue displays percentage % of power remaining,  chosen voltages (12v, 16v, 19v) & devices plugged to the bar  

Very short charge time: FULLY RECHARGED from a wall outlet or car in 3-4 HOURS (2 days under the sun)

High Capacity Battery: 16 000 MAH with goal to improve it

High Security: Over-charging protection: no need to remove the product immediately after jump starting the car. No fire and no explosion after extruding or crashing. 

Shock Resistant: Casing designed to absorb shock as to make it safe for travel & motion.

Highly Sensitive solar panel: Solid and durable encased solar panel with low-light sensitivity. 

Sleep Mode: Once devices are fully charged it will go into sleep mode to preserve the battery & your comfort.

Three voltage outputs (12V - 16V - 19V): meaning you can charge all of these devices: a rarity!

Low & High Temperature Charge: Charges in very cold or very hot weather. Efficient for winter car boosts... 

Single-button menu: Practical power button can select voltage and/or flashlight modes. No other button needed for quick use.  

Elegant style: Modern, flat, light and beautiful for the eyes. doesn't attract unwanted attention with bulky look. 

Nice Complete Package: easy to carry, solid case includes different cable accessories to charge different needed mobile devices & laptops. 

Small engines: Doesn't only charge cars. Also boosts small trucks, small engines like boats, etc. Gasoline & diesel

3 Powerful LED Flash Modes: Long distance LED. For camping use flashlight (torch mode). For hazard situations use the SOS and flashing modes. Lights continuously for 40 hours. 

Color options: choose one of our sleek colors  gold and black

Intelligent solar technology: When given the chance, GoldEye Bar's highly-sensitive solar panel recharges from the sun. Turns off when there is no sun, saving your battery power.

Fits in Your Pocket or Small Bag
Fits in Your Pocket or Small Bag

 

The GoldEye Bar gives you relaxed independence even in your home: stop searching for device cables, extension cords, and  wall outlets. It fits anywhere indoor and outdoor like a little cat. You can keep GoldEye Bar in your home, in your car's glove compartment and carry it in your purse, pocket or your carry-bag for travel.

How do I use my Gold Eye Bar

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Bonus accessories included in my complete package

Extra set of cables & adapters PLUG & GO 

Set of Accessories included in the complete package of the Gold Eye Bar
Set of Accessories included in the complete package of the Gold Eye Bar

 

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Easy DC power for all of your devices. Mix and Match
Easy DC power for all of your devices. Mix and Match

 

 

No more long bulky chargers. Stop fighting with cables!
No more long bulky chargers. Stop fighting with cables!

 

Three different voltage outputs
Three different voltage outputs

 

Intelligent facts

The GoldEye is a PowerBank battery. This means it stores energy and saves it for later use.

GoldEye will continue charging your devices while simultaneously recharging itself from the sun!

GoldEye will automatically turn off if even if you forget the power ON; it will go in sleep mode. It will also turn off when it is done charging your devices and also when it it is finished charging itself.

High-sensitivity solar panel will absorb sunlight, even the smallest ray of light touching it will begin the recharge GoldEye

The GoldEye bar is intelligent and it will recharge itself from the sunlight even when it is turned off.

 Q&A

Q) How does the GoldEye recharge?   The GoldEye can be recharged 1. Through an A/C wall plug or 2. by the sun. It will recharge even when ''off'' and left in the sun on your window sill. Think of the GoldEye as a rechargeable Battery...whose role is to recharge the batteries of other devices.

Q) How long does GoldEye's saved energy last? Like an battery, it will stay full until you start using it. We recommend recharging it once every 6 months to ensure it remains full when you need it               

Q) How long does it take to recharge my GoldEye Bar to 100% The A/C wall recharge time is 3 to 4 hours maximum. Recharging from the Sun alone takes 2 days

Q) Can I plug my devices to GoldEye while it is recharging itself from the sun? Yes. GoldEye can simultaneously charge your devices while recharging itself from the sun! You can leave your appliances attached (connected by cable) to the GoldEye Bar and the sun will continue to fill it up. Of course, the sun-recharge process is much slower than the A/C recharge method and does not imply the sun's energy is directly filling your device. It will most probably also use part of the saved energy supply.

Q) How do I use GoldEye? Turn GoldEye on. Connect your device to   the ~USB port    OR    to the ~ ''Out'' port   using your devices matching cables. The USB port supports maximum 5 volts The Unique GoldEye 'Out' port supports 12,  16 and 19 Volts

Q) Can I use the USB port to charge cameras or laptops? No. You use ''Out'' Port to charge large devices like cameras and laptops since this is where the 12v-16v-19v charge comes out!                            

GoldEye has a unique Output (''Out' port') to charge these bigger devices (like cameras, laptops, DSLRs, GPS and any other which you have a cable for!).  Remember: GoldEye charges the batteries of these devices not the devices themselves...

Q) Where do I find cables that correspond with my device(s) if they are not included in the GoldEye package? The package includes 2 sets of cables you need. One set is USB and one for the Out port. For backers who request it, we also send you the USB-C cable for the Out. You can find any other cables you need online and in stores - there are thousands out there that match your needs. Ask us, we may be able to give you the extra cables you want.

Q) I am so confused! which voltage do I choose for my device? GoldEye's 3 voltage settings are 12v, 16v, 19v. Check the specifications (voltage, amps, watts) that are written on the device or on the battery of the device you want to charge. Find specifications online or call the manufacturer! 

To simplify things, think of the GoldEye as a battery that charges the battery of your other devices. Don't be intimidated by the size or cost of your device as the important component is the battery of your device.

Q) But, the voltage of my device does not match exactly 12v/16v/19v, can I still use GoldEye? We recommend asking your device's manufacturer which of the three 12-16-19v setting is the best to recharge your device. We cannot tell you as there are millions of products out there. It is always a good idea  to call them and ask.

However, as guidance we follow one basic simple rule: Always choose the higher voltage and never the lower one. For example, of your appliance requires 14.2 volts, then we recommend you choose setting 16V on the GoldEye and NOT 12v!

Q) What is the warranty of the GoldEye Bar  GoldEye Bar has a 12 month limited warranty

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Easy DC power for all of your devices. Mix and Match
Easy DC power for all of your devices. Mix and Match

 

 

Risks and challenges

We believe we will be able to deliver in a timely and efficient manner, our product is ready to be launched for mass production.We have a small batch of 250 samples but the production is on hold.

We do not foresee any risks and challenges that would cause major delays, but as fluctuation in manufacture are possible occasionally we are giving ourselves 3 months for the final delivery. It is most likely that you will receive your Gold Eye in half that time. Keep an eye on updates as we will regularly communicate with our backers.

We have loans and some funding from our families. The generous Kickstarter backers would help give wings for the final project to fly to go from small production to mass production.

Hopefully, with your help to pass our funding goals, we will have a greater boost to work on the ideas for our next two products in sustainable energy, which we think are just as great.

Thank you for visiting our page. The future is bright with your support! Share it if you like it :)

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    An invitation card to our big Launch Celebration Party in beautiful Quebec sent by mail. A true Montreal Style party in a CHALET IN DEEP NATURE (to use your Gold Eye Bar in the sun ;) and experience the unique Quebec cuisine: Poutine, Maple Syrup & more... Montreal style Party. You get your own Gold Eye Bar your choice of color by the way!

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