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Magnic Light iC - Intelligent Contactless Bicycle Dynamo

A project in Borgholzhausen, Germany by Dirk Strothmann

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Magnic Light iC: The intelligent successor of the revolutionary Magnic Light dynamo- with micro-controlled steady light & extra energy
Backers: 1485
Average Pledge Per Backer: $156

Funded: $231,788 of $40,000
Dates: Dec 27th -> Jan 31st (36 days)
Project By: Dirk Strothmann
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Latest News

Thank you for your great support!

January 31st - via:
The Magnic Light team thanks all backers who have helped to make this project such a big success! We will give our best to deliver an excellent product and hope you love cycling illuminated by Magnic Light iC. Your Magnic Light team  (Read More)

Final Magnic hours

January 30th - via:
Dear Backers, I am deeply moved by your unbelievable support in the last 5 weeks and now in the final hours of the Magnic Light iC project. In the last hours the amount of pledges has increased dramatically and the stretch goal of $200.000 has been... (Read More)

Final Countdown - 2 more days to go!

January 28th - via:
 Dear Magnic Light Backers, Less than 68 hours to go until Jan. 31th, 23:59 CET for our project. More than $190.000 funding until now- so it looks like the stretch goal can be unlocked!  When we started this project on December 27th it was not... (Read More)

Flashing light survey - conclusion

January 24th - via:
Thank you for your great feedback!   We got more than 300 votes concerning the question from update #11 whether there should be an option for a flashing mode when cycling - or not. Most of you like this feature while a relevant number does not want... (Read More)

Flashing light when cycling?

January 22nd - via:
Dear Backers, We had some requests concerning flashing light. So far we had planned to offer flashing light only when stopping. And you can switch between different modes (flashing light or not, short and strong or longer and less strong) by moving... (Read More)

Magnic Light iC at Race Across America

January 21st - via:
Dear Backers, Last week a german cycling team contacted us: The 4 "German Frauleins"  from Hamburg. In June they will compete as a team in the most famous nonstop long distance race of the world, the Race Across America from US west to east coast-... (Read More)

TV report

January 12th - via:
Today the TV report on Magnic Light has been shown on German TV with more than a million viewers. It is mainly about the old version and our family is in the focus. If you are interested in the version without studio talk have a look here (3:21min -... (Read More)

Magnic Light iC on TV tomorrow!

January 12th - via:
Dear Magnic Light Backers, We had some exciting days last week. You have moved our project over 300% so we are coming closer to the stretch goal (extra steady adapters for you) every day ! Thanks to your support reports on Magnic Light iC have been... (Read More)

Short description of the standard click-adapter

January 6th - via:
We got some questions concerning attachment of Magnic Light iC to your bike. Here is a short description for the standard click adapters. After one-time adapter installation (3 steps) lights can be fixed and removed in a second. In case you want to... (Read More)

Stretch goal "Anti-theft system" is live

January 6th - via:
We had a lot of questions conncerning adapters and a "steady mount". Today I have published our stretch goal for the anti-theft adapter. We needed some time to figure out prices accurately because we need tools for injection molding + tools for the... (Read More)

Reward extension

January 3rd - via:
At the moment just 5 sets of our April reward are remaining. We don't want to extend this reward because we might get into trouble with delivery. I have added a new reward level which only differs by the delivery date (May instead of April). Thanks... (Read More)

Happy new year, adapters & stretch goals

January 1st - via:
We wish you a happy new year 2014 and thank you for the great support! Still 30 days to go and already more than 150% funding is so much more than we expected.  As you can see there are less than 80 sets left and we think we should extend this... (Read More)

The Magnic Light iC Kickstarter Creates Efficient Intelligent Light

December 31st - via:
Dirk Strothmann has already held a successful Kickstarter campaign for his Magnic Light bike lights, and he's back with another level of innovation. The Magnic Light iC will contain a microprocessor for a steady light beam, intelligent control of the energy and non-blinding light technology. (Read More)

Magnic Light iC adapters & Press contact

December 29th - via:
We had some questions concerning adapters. Here I show the standard click-adapter already used for the standard Magnic Light. For Magnic Light iC the material is changed to glass fiber reinforced polycarbonate which withstands very high shear... (Read More)

More than 65% after one day!

December 28th - via:
The first day of the Magnic Light iC Kickstarter campaign is over and we have reached 67% of our funding goal which is so much more than we have expected. Thank you very much for this great support! It seems we might exceed this goal significantly... (Read More)

An amazing first evening

December 27th - via:
We are really impressed by so much suport and want to thank all, who are backing our project or spread the message. More than 17.000 US$ in the first 7 hours of our project is incredible and it looks like we are on a good way to reach the funding... (Read More)

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