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Are you literally attached to your old charger? 

Annoyed by cable fuss while trying to use your smartphone? Or do you just hate ugly cables and chargers that clash with your carefully designed interior? We got you.

This is QUBE. The First wireless charger & powerbank. Design & technology fused into one.

Dual Wireless charging  powered by ZENS® 

The QUBE base element as well as the top provides fast and secure charging for all Qi compatible devices such as:

  • iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone XR,  
  • Samsung Galaxy: S10 Plus, S10, S10e, Note 9, S9, S9+, Note 8, S8, S8+, S7, S7 Edge  (Plus more devices)
  • And all other Qi compatible devices. 

The QUBE top holds a 10w fast charger combined with a powerful battery pack that can charge an iPhone X up to 4 times. While using the QUBE’s top for a quick charge at your favourite spot you can simultaneously charge another device on the QUBE’s base. 

The QUBE’s top ‘powerbank’ will recharge when the base and top are fused together again. Making it possible to simultaneously charge your device on top as well as the powerbank itself.

QUBE specs
QUBE specs

Tired of bending over the couch to only get a glimpse of a charging cable? 

Finding out the adapter was plugged out again… but foremost tired of having ugly cables and chargers mess up the interior design plan. 

We reckon, we are not the only ones. 

Say no to cable clutter. 

No matter how you slice it, we still need cables to get devices powered up.  Our frustration brought on by unsightly consumer electronics led us to the design of the QUBE.  

We envisioned an interior design object, and went one step beyond.

We created a product that can charge your tech and be beautiful at the same time. The best of both worlds. Not only can you save your battery and stay clutter-free, you can also save space. We’ve designed it to be able to charge anywhere within your home, for your smartphone, air pods and even a smart watch. 

That is true design!  

Our QUBE fits all USB power supplies

We ship our QUBE with a long braided USB power cable that can be plugged into any USB power supply like a computer, USB power adapter or wall socket with integrated USB port. Excluding the power supply makes the product truly international and earth-friendly. 

MANU X ZENS® 

Our partnership with A-brand and CE market leader ZENS®  makes the QUBE not only powerful and reliable but also extremely fast. QUBE is officially Qi and Apple licenced and based on over 15 years of experience in wireless charging technology. Qi is the standard for charging smartphones and other peripherals that require wireless power. 

QUBE is a unique collaboration where interior design and technology invigorate.

Tech specs, charge fast, simultaneously and safe

Both QUBE elements uses smart technology that auto-detects your device’s input. So it’s always charging at maximum speed. Over-current, over-voltage, and foreign object detection ensures complete safety for you and your devices.

The QUBE base holds a 5W wireless charger which fully powers an iPhone X within 3.5 hours.

The QUBE’s top 10W fast wireless charger fully chargers the iPhone X within 2 hours and combined with a powerful battery pack can fully charge an iPhone X up to 5 times.  

The QUBE top ‘powerbank’ will recharge when the base and top are fused together again. Making it possible to simultaneously charge your device on top as well as the powerbank itself.

The idea to integrate technology into interior objects originates from 2010. The company and brand MANU eventually was founded in 2016.

Remember the magic of playing with wooden blocks as a child? A cube has an amazing form factor with symmetry depicted from whichever direction you look at it.  You can build amazing structures with a cube and is therefore the base of any foundation.

Most ideas start with a problem. But once we managed to turn that insight into a proposition the sketching started. 

Once we figured out the formfactor of what later became QUBE we started making a lot of basic mock ups. Shaping these from foam block was easier than 3d printing.

In the final phase of the design we upgraded the prototypes to 3d prints. The first came out of our own printer. Later we also outsourced the printing to a more refined model maker.

We now have finished the whole design, engineering phase and finished tooling. We are expecting First out of Tool samples end of July 2019. 

UPDATE August 2019: We received first out of tool samples of all parts. It is amazing to see the QUBE built from actual manufactured parts instead of 3d prototyped parts. Next phase will be adding texture to tooling and getting the right blue color.  

Why order your MANU QUBE?

Become a pioneer of remarkable technology by owning a MANU QUBE, making a statement of tasteful design and functionality.  Usher in the age of a better living environment for you and others with a QUBE wireless fast charger and power bank. The QUBE serves as an attractive centerpiece in your living space, and a conversation piece when out and about.  

Order now and be one of our very first proud QUBE consumers during the introductory phase, which will facilitate our first production run.  Price per product is reflective of the tooling investments that we implemented for the QUBE. On-time shipping for this fantastic product is available to all our backers in the US and EU regions, and many more will be added in the near future.

Will you help us out?

Like any other business we need the support of our customers. We created MANU QUBE for you to enjoy and you can trust us when we say "This will be the best charger you have ever owned". Keep you posted... Hendrik & Edo

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info@manu.nl

Risks and challenges

The Outstanding quality of the MANU QUBE is derived from our experience in developing, creating, and manufacturing of new innovative products. Our partners have mastered accountability in the event that the unforeseen happens, to ensure express shipping and delivery.
Forget cables and adapters, plugs or connectors with the QUBE’s versatile de-cluttering and wireless detachment device charging offering. The last phone charger you’ll ever need is on its way, bringing seamless wireless connectivity for you to use and enjoy.

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    Pledge €71 or more About US$ 80

    SUPER EARLY BIRD BONUS - 1x QUBE BLUE

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    First wireless charger & power bank. Design & technology fused into one.

    45% DISCOUNT ON RETAIL PRICE

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    Pledge €84 or more About US$ 95

    EARLY BIRD - 1x QUBE BLUE

    QUBE: Powerful. Dynamic. Fast. Charger.

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    35% DISCOUNT ON RETAIL PRICE

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    Pledge €89 or more About US$ 100

    1x QUBE MARBLE EDITION (stretch goal)

    To celebrate our funding, we are now launching a marble look QUBE. Marble look has never looked so good. And who wouldn't want a marble charger and power bank in one?

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    Pledge €152 or more About US$ 171

    EARLY BIRD - 2x QUBE BLUE

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    First wireless charger & power bank. Design & technology fused into one.

    41% DISCOUNT ON RETAIL PRICE

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    QUBE GOLD - LIMITED EDITION gold plated

    QUBE: Powerful. Dynamic. Fast. Charger.

    Impress your friends with this truly unique handmade limited edition GOLD plated QUBE. Only 5 available.

    First wireless charger & power bank. Design & technology fused into one.

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    RETAIL PACKAGE - 8x QUBE BLUE

    QUBE: Powerful. Dynamic. Fast. Charger.

    First wireless charger & power bank. Design & technology fused into one.

    45% DISCOUNT ON RETAIL PRICE

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    Pledge €71 or more About US$ 80

    SUPER EARLY BIRD - 1x QUBE BLUE

    QUBE: Powerful. Dynamic. Fast. Charger.

    First wireless charger & power bank. Design & technology fused into one.

    45% DISCOUNT ON RETAIL PRICE

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