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MAGNO has revolutionised mechanical pencil technology in the most unique way...
MAGNO has revolutionised mechanical pencil technology in the most unique way...
2,074 backers pledged £80,631 to help bring this project to life.

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MAGNO | The World's First Magnetically Controlled Pencil

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 Magno is a 2mm lead mechanical pencil unlike any other. It offers lead position accuracy far beyond other pencils due to the free-moving magnet concealed within its premium grade aluminium body. Every unique detail has been considered to ensure you receive a quality product with the highest level of functionality. Other pencils may last a few weeks... ours lasts a lifetime.

 

 UNLOCKED STRETCH GOALS

Free Rubber with every Magno

Free Integrated Sharpener with every Magno

Packaging/Lifetime Carry Case with every Magno

Atom Docking Station (optional extra)

Atom - The Magno Docking Station
Atom - The Magno Docking Station

 Atom is available by adding the amount below to your pledge:

1 x Atom = £5

2 x Atom = £9

3 x Atom = £12

4 x Atom = £15

£55k stretch goal unlocked - retail packaging included with every MAGNO reward!
£55k stretch goal unlocked - retail packaging included with every MAGNO reward!

 

Arctic Frost
Arctic Frost

 

Champagne Gold
Champagne Gold

 

Slate Grey
Slate Grey

 

Strawberry Gold
Strawberry Gold

 

Our range of colours
Our range of colours

 

 

 

 

Key MAGNO dimensions
Key MAGNO dimensions

 

Cutaway MAGNO with materials
Cutaway MAGNO with materials
  • Aircraft Grade Aluminium with anodised surface finish
  •  Premium Neodymium magnet
  • Hardened Brass
  • Polyoxymethylene (POM) - high grade low friction plastic
  • Laser engraved Mild Steel with anodised surface treatment
  • HB Lead

 

Mini sharpener supplied with every purchase
Mini sharpener supplied with every purchase

 

Replaceable leads supplied with every purchase
Replaceable leads supplied with every purchase

 

  

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 The 2mm replaceable lead is held by a magnetic component concealed within the body of the pencil. 

1.  Once the end tip is rotated, the brass collet releases the lead. 

 

2.  The ferrous sleeve located around the outside of the body slides by hand to determine the length of lead. The ferrous outer sleeve moves the magnet and lead within the body. 

3.  The lead is secured again by rotating the end tip which tightens the collet.

 

 

Development Prototype Timeline
Development Prototype Timeline

 

 

Our main goal throughout Magno’s development has always been the technology modestly hidden within it’s minimalist aesthetic. Utilising such a unique system to propel the lead has enabled us to make a significant design step in the mechanical pencil industry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Kickstarters,

Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to read through our campaign. We hope you share even half the passion we have for Magno!

We are both Design Engineers who have worked in the manufacturing industry for a number of years. As Designers, we have a strong passion to innovate products where design has become stale and unchanged latterly in their existence. What better product then a pencil?

Using pencils on a daily basis, we noticed a number of faults and strongly believed there was a better product to be designed. The following one and a half years developing Magno became our lives, but it was 100% worth it.

All design work and machining prototypes have been done by ourselves. We also have a very good relationship with our manufactures and talk on a daily basis. This is essential to ensure we can easily monitor production and ensure the very best quality.

We feel so proud to finally offer this product to the Kickstarter community and sincerely hope you are able to help make our dream a reality.

Thank you for your time.

Ashley and Matthew

 

Risks and challenges

Firstly, we would be committed to excellent communication throughout the whole campaign, as we understand the importance of keeping our backers up to date on all developments (no matter how big or small).

Our focus has been to de-risk the campaign and overcome any potential concerns for our backers. These steps have involved; funding all the development costs, sourcing manufacturing partners with several rounds of samples and strategically planning the process post campaign.

The final way in-which we’ve eliminated risk on this project, is believing that we will deliver nothing less than the exceptional product we've promised! We have an unbelievable amount of belief in the concept and want to invite you on the journey of helping us to make Magno a reality.

Thank you!

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    HELPING HAND

    Every pound will help us achieve our goal and your contribution would be hugely appreciated! We would love to keep you updated on the project and exclusive news feeds.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    1 x MAGNO with FREE mini lead sharpener. HB Lead Included.
    + 12 EXTRA replacement leads

    Colour Options:

    • State Grey
    • Strawberry Gold
    • Arctic Frost
    • Champagne Gold

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    Pledge £25 or more About US$ 32

    THE PIONEER

    1 x MAGNO with FREE mini lead sharpener. HB Lead Included.
    + 12 EXTRA replacement leads

    Colour Options:

    • State Grey
    • Strawberry Gold
    • Arctic Frost
    • Champagne Gold

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    Pledge £25 or more About US$ 32

    THE PIONEER

    1 x MAGNO with FREE mini lead sharpener. HB Lead Included.
    + 12 EXTRA replacement leads

    Colour Options:

    • State Grey
    • Strawberry Gold
    • Arctic Frost
    • Champagne Gold

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    THE COLLECTOR'S EDITION

    2 x MAGNO with FREE mini lead sharpener. HB Lead Included.
    + 12 EXTRA replacement leads
    Have two different colour leads ready to create and inspire!

    Colour Options:

    • State Grey
    • Strawberry Gold
    • Arctic Frost
    • Champagne Gold

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    Pledge £40 or more About US$ 51

    THE COLLECTOR'S EDITION

    2 x MAGNO with FREE mini lead sharpener. HB Lead Included.
    + 12 EXTRA replacement leads
    Have two different colour leads ready to create and inspire!

    Colour Options:

    • State Grey
    • Strawberry Gold
    • Arctic Frost
    • Champagne Gold

    FREE UK SHIPPING with £5 Rest of the World shipping added automatically

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    Pledge £60 or more About US$ 77

    THE THREE MUSKETEERS

    3 x MAGNO with FREE mini lead sharpener. HB Lead Included.
    + 3 x 12 EXTRA replacement leads
    Have two different colour leads ready to create and inspire!

    Colour Options:

    • State Grey
    • Strawberry Gold
    • Arctic Frost
    • Champagne Gold

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    Pledge £75 or more About US$ 96

    THE FULL COLLECTION

    4 x MAGNO with 2 x FREE mini lead sharpeners. HB Lead Included.
    PLUS 4 x 12 replacements lead packs
    (48 replacement leads)

    All the colours loaded, ready to fill the page with your ideas!

    Colour Options:

    • State Grey
    • Strawberry Gold
    • Arctic Frost
    • Champagne Gold

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    Pledge £300 or more About US$ 384

    RETAIL TASTER PACKAGE

    20 x MAGNO

    HB Lead Included in each.

    Colour Options:

    • State Grey
    • Strawberry Gold
    • Arctic Frost
    • Champagne Gold

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    MEGA RETAIL PACK

    50 x MAGNO

    HB Lead Included in each.

    Colour Options:

    • State Grey
    • Strawberry Gold
    • Arctic Frost
    • Champagne Gold

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Funding period

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