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Introducing The tPOD1 - thermoelectric Power On Demand - electricity from a tea candle. Alladin's lamp had nothing on this...
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    Pledge US$ 1 or more About US$ 1

    A sincere thank you from the Tellurex team for showing interest in our project proposal and helping to deliver thermoelectric Power On Demand to the world!

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    Your name on a sponsor page located on our website www.tellurex.com and a sincere thank you from our team for helping us make the tPOD1 possible!

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    At this level you will receive a thermoelectric module, the magical component of the tPOD1 that produces thermoelectric power! We’ll also include your name on a sponsor page located on our website www.tellurex.com and deliver hearty thanks to you for your pledge!

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    Pledge US$ 20 or more About US$ 20

    You will receive a cool t-shirt designed for Tellurex by artist Kyle Harmon www.isysposters.com symbolic of promoting alternative energy using thermoelectric power! We call it the AE t-shirt. Your pledge will also receive a thermoelectric module, a thank you and your name on a sponsor page located on our website www.tellurex.com.

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    Pledge US$ 40 or more About US$ 40

    For this pledge level you will receive 2 AE t-shirts and 2 thermoelectric modules, giving you a couple of opportunities to show friends and family your interest in cutting-edge alternative energy sources. You’ll also receive a sincere thank you from the Tellurex team and your name on a sponsor page located on our website www.tellurex.com.

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    Pledge US$ 79 or more About US$ 79

    Due to the tremendous response to our early bird special we are compelled to create a second special package for those who share our enthusiasm for the tPOD1. We are calling this the **“Late Sparrow Special”**. This introductory pledge level includes the Tellurex tPOD1 kit (includes 1 tPOD1, 16 tea candles, 1 USB-LED reading light and 1 carrying case) at a very special “early… umm…Late Sparrow” price! The kit includes everything you need to activate your tPOD1 to provide power on demand. Receive our standard tPOD1 kit for this special low price of $79 if yours is one of the first 500 pledges at this level. You will also receive our thanks and a listing on our sponsor page in recognition of your pioneering commitment to the tPOD1 project. (Please note the $25 premium for shipping outside the contiguous USA).

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    Pledge US$ 89 or more About US$ 89

    You will receive the Tellurex tPOD1 kit (includes 1 tPOD1, 16 tea candles, 1 USB-LED reading light and 1 carrying case). The kit includes everything you need to activate your tPOD1 for power on demand. You will also receive our thanks and a listing on our sponsor page in recognition of your pioneering commitment to the tPOD1 project. This level will begin after the early bird special has ended.

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    Pledge US$ 159 or more About US$ 159

    We created this pledge level for people who recognize the practical value of the tPOD1 and want to gift a tPOD1 to someone who does not have access to an electrical grid. This pledge will include 1 tPOD1 kit for you and 1 tPOD1 kit will be donated to a family in the developing world through Rotary International. A tPOD1 kit includes 1 tPOD1, 16 tea candles, 1 USB-LED reading light and 1 carrying case. Your name will appear on our sponsor page located on our website www.tellurex.com. We’ll send you a note of gratitude for helping a family in the developing world improve their standard of living by giving them safe access to off-grid power on demand!

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    Pledge US$ 209 or more About US$ 209

    This pledge level will receive 3 tPOD1 kits (each of which includes 1 tPOD1, 16 tea candles, 1 USB-LED reading light and 1 carrying case). This gives you 1 tPOD1 kit for your home, 1 kit for your cabin, boat or camping gear, and we’ll donate 1 kit to a family with no access to electricity in the developing world through Rotary International. You’ll receive our thanks and a listing on our sponsor page in recognition of your pioneering and generous commitment to the tPOD1 project!

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    Pledge US$ 349 or more About US$ 349

    This pledge level will receive 3 tPOD1 kits (each of which includes 1 tPOD1, 16 tea candles, 1 USB-LED reading light and 1 carrying case). Plus, for those who need to accomplish a faster charge or to charge larger devices, this is the first pledge level to also receive 1 tPOD5 kit. For more information about our 5-watt power generation product, please copy and paste into your web browser the link www.tellurex.com/products/tPOD5.php. We will of course thank you for your pledge and you will be listed on our sponsor page located on our website.

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    Pledge US$ 469 or more About US$ 469

    For a pledge of $469 you will receive 2 tPOD1 kits and 2 tPOD5 kits. We will also donate 1 tPOD1 kit to a family in need of light and power generation located in a developing world village. This donation will be made possible through the assistance of Rotary International. Each tPOD1 kit includes 1 tPOD1, 16 tea candles, 1 USB-LED reading light and 1 carrying case. The tPOD5 kit includes 1 tPOD5 with a USB charge cable, 1 USB-LED task light, and 1 carrying case. For more information on our tPOD5, please go to www.tellurex.com/products/tPOD5.php. This pledge level will also receive a sincere thank you for your vision in our products and your belief in helping others with no access to light or power. We will also include your name on a sponsor page located on our website.

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    Pledge US$ 539 or more About US$ 539

    This pledge level will receive 4 tPOD1 kits and 2 tPOD5 kits. The pledge of $539 will give you the “use anywhere” flexibility of our mobile tPOD1 with the “camp stove” 5 watt direct charging power provided by the tPOD5. A sincere thank you will be delivered to you and we will add your name to a sponsor page located on our website www.tellurex.com. Have the security of convenient power in all your likely circumstances and you can gift a couple of tPOD1 kits to another family member or friend as well!

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    Pledge US$ 739 or more About US$ 739

    For the altruistic pledger interested in empowering those in developing nations: You will receive 3 tPOD1 kits and 2 tPOD5 kits! Also, you will be providing 2 tPOD1 kits and 1 tPOD5 kit to families located in villages in developing world countries. In conjunction with Rotary International, the team at Tellurex will coordinate the delivery of our power on demand power generators to families with a great need for light and cell phone charging capabilities. Plus, this level gives you the opportunity to gift a tPOD1 to a friend or family member and leave you with four kits for your personal use. A thank you and mention on our sponsor page in recognition of your pioneering and thoughtful commitment to the tPOD1 project will be included.

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    Pledge US$ 1,475 or more About US$ 1,475

    For those with an entrepreneurial spirit, we have created the tPOD1 distributor pack. This special pledge level will provide a 25 quantity tea candle-powered distributor pack at a distributor price for the tPOD1 kits. It includes 25 tPOD1 power generators, 25 tea candle packs, 25 USB-LED reading lights and 25 carrying cases. A thank you and mention on our sponsor page in recognition of your salesmanship skills will also be included.

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    Pledge US$ 2,450 or more About US$ 2,450

    If 25 tPOD1 kits to sell are not enough for you, pledge $2,450 and we’ll double the quantity! For those with a true entrepreneurial spirit, we have created the tPOD1 wholesale pack. This special pledge level will provide a 50 quantity tea candle-powered unit wholesale pack at a wholesale price for the tPOD1 kits. It includes 50 tPOD1 power generators, 50 candle packs, 50 USB-LED reading lights and 50 carrying cases. A thank you and mention on our sponsor page in recognition of your entrepreneurial spirit will also be included.

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    Pledge US$ 3,950 or more About US$ 3,950

    Also for those with a true sense of entrepreneurship, we have created the 5-watt tPOD5 distributor pack. This special pledge level will provide a 50 quantity distributor pack at a distributor price for the tPOD5 kits. This pack includes 50 tPOD5 5-watt power generators, 50 USB regulator cables, 50 USB-LED task lights, and 50 carrying cases. A thank you and mention on our sponsor page in recognition of your entrepreneur qualities will be included. For more information about our tPOD5 power generator, please go to www.tellurex.com/products/tPOD5.php.

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    Pledge US$ 69 or more About US$ 69

    This pledge level delivers to you the Tellurex tPOD1 kit (incudes 1 tPOD1, 16 tea candles, 1 USB-LED reading light and 1 carrying case) at a very special “early bird” price! The kit includes everything you need to activate your tPOD1 to provide power on demand. Receive our standard tPOD1 kit for this special low price of $69 if yours is one of the first 250 pledges at this level. You will also receive our thanks and a listing on our sponsor page in recognition of your pioneering commitment to the tPOD1 project.

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