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By The Poweraware Team
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What is a prototype?

A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:

Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.

Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

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Prototype Gallery

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About

 The Mini Power Aware Cord. An awesome way to help saving the planet.

 Visible Electricity in Motion.

We need you

The Mini Pac charges your devices and enables you to follow the process, from plugging it in to fully charged, by making the electricity visible for your eyes.

Its design and features enables everyone, even children, to understand the value and power of electricity.

The Mini Pac is not only a charger but also a sync cable. Its sleek and Scandinavian design and smart functions makes it belong in everyone’s living space, but it is also easy to carry with you to your workspace or favourite hang-out.

As presented on the www.poweraware.com, we have already successfully finalized The Pac. It's a power strip with our patented Visible Voltage. Now we are very soon launching The Mini Pac. We just need some help from to make it happen.

 

As a reward for helping us we will provide you with a Mini Pac, so that you can be one of the first to watch electricity with your own eyes..

Three good things

All good things come in threes – so does The Mini Pac’s features.
The Mini Pac is loaded with features to make your life easier. The three main features are:

  • Visible electricity in motion
  • Auto shut-off function to help save electricity and conserve your batteries life
  • The smart adapter

 

 

Visible electricity in motion

The visible electricity in motion feature makes all of us aware of the value and power of electricity.

When you plug your device in with The Mini Pac you will be able to see how the power flows fast at first, when the battery is low. As your battery is charging, the power will visibly slow down to let you know where in the process the charging is.

When your battery is fully charged, you will notice that the flow has stopped as the auto shut-off has been activated to help you save the electricity for when you really need it.

 

 Auto shut-off

The auto shut-off function acts not only as an eco-friendly feature but also as a security switch.

This prevents your battery from overcharging and increases the battery life. It also prevents possible damage to the battery that in worst case could have caused fire or an explosion.

Smart adapter

The smart adapter is included in every The Mini Pac package. This allows you to use The Mini Pac with almost all Android smartphones and tablets, headphones, cameras, and game controllers as well as charge and sync your iPhone and iPad.

 

 

 


Your choice of rewards

 

 

Gamer-love

Heaton, one of the greatest Counter-Strike players in the world, gives us his thumbs up. The Mini Pac features visible power not only when you charge your mobile and your tablet. It also works magic with game controllers, headphones and a lot of other things. Support us and we will work hard to save your battery, the environment and develop more awesome stuff.

Shipping

We want to make sure that you get your reward on time. That´s why we made sure that the shipping will be carried out by a Tampa based fulfillment house with an excellent track record.

What's next?

With your support, we will continue to innovate.

Our mission is to make The Mini Pac available to everyone.
Right now, we focus on making sure that our packaging of The Mini Pac is informative and good looking for our customers’ convenience. We are also focusing on smart distribution.

We have already developed our product, but before we can cross the finish line and officially release The Mini Pac into the world, we need to make some final additions.

For us, polishing not only The Mini Pac but also making sure retail boxes, bulk packages, fulfillment processes and establishing smart and efficient distribution is of high importance.

With your support and a successful campaign, we will work hard to add more neat features to The Mini Pac. Our team is packed with great ideas and we stand ready to act if this campaign is successful.

To give you an idea of what your support could do, we present to you one example of a possible feature we want to add to The Mini Pac: The Sleep Mode allows The Mini Pac to sense at what time you have set your alarm clock on your compatible device. The Mini Pac will then calculate at which pace it needs to charge to provide you with a fully charged device by the time you wake up. Also, the slower charging pace, the gentler it is on the battery. The electrons going through to your battery will feel like being in the calm, early Sunday morning traffic, not having to worry about rush hour. 

Apart from new smart features, what about we offer you an eco-friendly design? With the stunning Bamboo connector, The Mini Pac will not only save power, it will save our planet in even more ways.

We are currently working on several bright ideas, but it does not have to end with our imagination. We want to enable anyone to further develop The Mini Pac together with us, and we want to do so by making the programming of The Mini Pac available to everyone. Two words: open source. Because who knows what you will come up with.

Did we forget to mention that TIME Magazine appointed our patented [US Pat. 8,791,829] Power Aware Cord concept to one of the fifty best inventions in the world? This was when we had just initiated our development - now we are almost done and hope to cross the finish line with flying colors. We'll make it happen with your help.

Get to know us better

We are a close-knit and dedicated team.
To help us do better, we have let highly skilled people from different fields help us. Everything from mechatronic experts to patent lawyers.

We hope you like what we have accomplished so far and that you want to help us get farther by backing and sharing our project.

Our plan for what’s next

 

From now on until the commercial launch, we will be focused on two main things:
  • It is all about doing business. We will make sure you get your reward in time.
  • Further develop our new chip (it’s top secret) and make sure we have an awesome package and great logistic solutions to be able to wow the world with The Mini Pac.


    Technicalities

Now that you have learnt about The Mini Pac’s three main features, here are some detailed technicalities for your convenience:

  • The Mini Pac has a cable length of 32 inches (that is 80 cm).
  • It fits almost all mobiles, smartphones, tablets, and many of your other devices using a Lightning or MicroUSB connector.
  • The Pac is a patented innovation.It is made for standard 5V USB protocol. Please do not use with fast chargers that use higher voltage.
  • The thing that lights up The Mini Pac is electroluminescent wires.They use very little power – 80 mA at the most.
  • Voltage in and out is 5V DC.
  • The maximum output current is 2100 mA.
Thanks! Welcome to support us.

Risks and challenges

Together, we have successfully defeated many hurdles on our way to deliver The Mini Pac to you.
To avoid and mitigate risks and challenges, we have been working hard on prototypes. Our development project is close to an end and our desired results are near accomplished.
What is left is to create a great package solution, and with your support we will add even more features making The Mini Pac even more environmental friendly and awesome.
We know that we can deliver The Mini Pac to you. We have successfully sold our product already.

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    Show your support from $1 up and you’ll receive our gratitude and updates from this project. You will be one of us - The Power Aware Crowd.

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    Early single smart friend of the planet

    Be one of the first to receive one The Mini Pac Raw White, beautifully designed with smart features. Fits Lightning and Micro-USB devices. Stops charging when battery is full. Comes in a handy gift box.

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    Friendly Dual Package

    Two The Mini Pac Raw White. Individually packed in two separate gift boxes. Give one away!

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    Colorful Dual Package

    A selection of two out of Raw White, Blue, Green and Pink The Mini Pac. Individually packed in two separate gift boxes. Make a bet with your friend on who gets what color.

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    Choosy Colorful Dual Package

    Your choice of two colors out of Raw White, Blue, Green and Pink The Mini Pac. Individually packed in two separate gift boxes. What's your favorite?

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    Friends and Family Quattro Package

    Four The Mini Pac - one of each color of Raw White, Blue, Green and Pink. Individually packed in four separate gift boxes.

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    The Large Family Package

    Eight The Mini Pac of chosen colors. Individually packed in eight separate gift boxes. Select your favorite colors.

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    The Planet Friendly Classroom Package

    LESS THAN HALF THE RETAIL PRICE! 24 fantastic The Mini Pac. Assorted colors. Individually packed in 24 separate gift boxes, all in a larger 24-unit box.

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    Planet friendly office package

    LESS THAN HALF THE RETAIL PRICE! 48 The Mini Pac Raw White, Environmentally friendly bulk package, individually packed in separate gift boxes.

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    Marketing Managers Give Away Super Deal

    We print your brand, logo or slogan on The Mini Pac. 500 of them. The ones you want to show your appreciation will be very happy. And see your logo every day while impressing others with visible voltage. Individually packed in separate gift boxes. Just send us your high resolution logo or picture and we take it from there.

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Funding period

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