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ReVolt : USB power your battery devices.

A project in Dublin, Ireland by Luke Brennan

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An earth-friendly upgrade for synths, toys and all your gear.
Backers: 519
Average Pledge Per Backer: €81

Funded: €41,873 of €20,000
Dates: May 27th -> Jun 26th (30 days)
Project By: Luke Brennan
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Latest News

Last post -2 hrs to hit 50K stretch goal - caring words - the ReVolution is just begining!

June 26th - via:
Hi All It seems we are having a late surge, let's hope we can make the free gift for everyone. A big thank you to all you Revolutionaries.  We started this campaign by getting the domain, because we really think ReVolt is a... (Read More)

Last push, here is a 60 second video we hope you could share!

June 25th - via:
Hi Backers Last push for free gifts? You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 We think this lays out what we're trying to do. Share it around if you can, we hope it gives us a last... (Read More)

Final push, a free gift for everyone if we get to 50K!

June 25th - via:
Last 30 hours! As we said previously, we're giving a free in-line on/off switch to everyone that pledges over EUR65.  What we really want to do is throw in another free gift for EVERYONE who gets a physical reward delivered. What we decided on, was... (Read More)

A demonstration of ReVolt with 2 battery cats, dogs and Rabbits

June 24th - via:
Hello Revolters Does this help explain things? You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Here is a little explainer, with colourful props, showing that as long as your devices take... (Read More)

Daisy-chaining animals together - how to save 24 batteries at a go...

June 21st - via:
Hey ReVolutionaries Check this out: You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Time to power your own reality? We used ReVolt to chain 8 Japanese Tomy musical cats 🐱 (8 X  AAA X... (Read More)

An important question, you may not need ReVolt...

June 18th - via:
Hey ReVoltians An important question to ask yourself, is, do you need ReVolt for your battery powered devices?  In some situations, we have already made an even simpler solution. The question is, does your device already have a DC power jack? If it... (Read More)

The secret of our success...

June 16th - via:
Hi ReVolters The secret of our success in this campaign is's you. We had tried PR companies with previous campaigns, but were never fully happy with the result. This time, we decided to make a small first press of the finished product,... (Read More)

Ready To Revolt?

June 12th - via:
Interested in a battery-free future? Your time has come. (Read More)

Calling all makers - free 3D print files for our Pocket Operator Case

June 11th - via:
Hey Makers! We want our Kickstarter campaign to reflect our philosophy. Our love of making things is what drives us, we want to share that joy with as many as possible, here is a quick video showing how we made the case. You'll need an HTML5 capable... (Read More)

MyVolt ReVolt selected by Kickstarter as a "Project we love" - Plus a solar video!

June 10th - via:
Everyone needs a little love. We got some from Kickstarter last evening, you'll now see they have endorsed our project with a "Project we love" label, selecting it as a project which is a "brilliant example of creativity". We're so happy. We also... (Read More)

We rocked 100% funding in the first week - You made a good choice - stretch goals

June 9th - via:
Hello fellow ReVolters Life is made up of many small choices. With this campaign, we wanted to achieve one thing; to give people a smart choice when it comes to batteries.   We wanted to create an option which would pay for itself over time, as well... (Read More)

myVolts ReVolt Bridge to Add USB Power To Battery-Powered Devices

June 7th - via:
Ireland-based myVolts has launched a Kickstarter campaign for ReVolt Bridge, a USB-powered battery alternative for portable music devices and other gadgets. The ReVolt Bridge is a battery-shaped adapter that sits in the compartment of devices that use AAA, AA, C or D batteries. From there, a DC power jack with a USB connector cable powers the ReVolt. Many USB sources can then power the Revolt, such as laptop ports, mobile power banks and even USB solar cells. (Read More)

This Adapter Frees You From Batteries, Lets You Power Your Devices via USB

June 6th - via:
We still rely on batteries for a lot of devices and it can be exhausting to constantly replace them and have a fresh supply at hand. This new adapter from MyVolts lets you throw out your batteries and power your device via USB. (Read More)

Power up: Replace batteries with Irish plug-in option

June 3rd - via:
Sick of changing batteries? A new product from Irish startup MyVolts could put an end to that. The company has developed a kit that replaces standard batteries in everything from games consoles to children’s toys, swapping it for a USB-powered ReVolt adaptor. (Read More)

Sick of batteries in the studio? ReVolt is an ingenious solution

June 2nd - via:
In the studio, batteries are a common item that is always rare to find and can hold up a session while you go for a walk to the nearest corner store to pay a premium price. The ReVolt is planning to put an end to this inconvenience. (Read More)

ReVolt USB rechargeable battery range hit Kickstarter

June 1st - via:
Rather than using disposable batteries ReVolt is a new USB rechargeable battery that allows you to easily add a modern power solution to older devices, handheld gaming systems or anything that takes regular AAA, AA, C or D batteries. The development team at myVolts, have 20 years’ experience in developing power solutions, leading the field in USB power. (Read More)

Brilliant Battery Adapter Lets You Power Small Devices Over USB

June 1st - via:
If sacrificing the portability of a small device is outweighed by the inconvenience of having to feed it a constant supply of replaceable batteries, a clever adapter has popped up on Kickstarter that converts a battery-powered device to USB power, and it’s as easy to use as popping in a fresh pair of AAs. (Read More)

ReVolt could be a greener alternative to powering gear that typically runs on batteries

June 1st - via:
A Kickstarter campaign is underway for ReVolt, a product which lets you run gear that typically runs on batteries through cell-shaped devices that feature a DC plug. The project aims to replace disposable batteries with battery-shaped adaptors that fit into your devices just like typical AA, AAA, C and D cells. The catch: there’s a bridge connector that links to a DC plug, allowing you to power each ReVolt through a wall plug, or via USB. (Read More)

65% funded in the opening weekend! New Infographic.

May 31st - via:
Hello ReVolters! After 4 years of development and 3 months of preparing for the campaign, I can't express the relief I feel for this project to have it's people.  Humbled and grateful. Thank you. We're getting closer to having this funded, which... (Read More)

MyVolts ReVolt USB-to-battery power converter

May 30th - via:
Batterijen, hoofdpijn krijg je ervan. Ze zijn duur, gaan veel te kort mee, zijn altijd op het verkeerde moment leeg, kunnen gaan lekken en zijn bepaald niet goed voor het milieu. ReVolt is een geweldig alternatief (Read More)

ReVolt: USB power for everything!

May 28th - via:
It’s a brilliant idea to replace your batteries with USB power so that you can run your devices off USB power packs, laptops, hubs and other sources. Never again will you have to worry about where your fresh batteries are just plug these in and you’re good to go. (Read More)

ReVolt - Replace Your Regular Batteries With USB Power

May 28th - via:
MyVolts have introduced a new system which allows you to power regular battery gear (AA/AAA/D/C cells). Using an adapter system with dummy batteries, you can hook it up to a MyVolt USB power cable - choose the right one - they will supply up to 19v of power depending on the model you choose, this is then connected to the ReVolt system to power the device. (Read More)

New Power System, ReVolt, Adds USB Power To Battery-Powered Music Gear

May 28th - via:
Irish power solutions manufacturer myVolts has launched a Kickstarter project to fund production of ReVolt, an alternative to using expensive batteries to power your portable synths, effects pedals and other music gadgets. In a nutshell, the ReVolt Bridge is an adapter that lets you add USB power to any of your portable battery-powered devices. (Read More)

Irish Company myVolts To Launch ReVolt: the Ultimate Battery Replacement System

May 27th - via:
myVolts Ltd. today announced the launch of a new product: ReVolt. Anything that is usually powered by batteries can now be powered by USB. Just swap out the device’s batteries with the correct ReVolt adaptor and you’re good to go. Deceptively easy to use – but much harder and many hours of R&D to get just right. (Read More)

ReVolt from myVolts - a simple way to USB power your AA/AAA/C/D cell battery devices.

May 14th - via:
Using our ground-breaking Ripcord USB cables, we have extended the family of products to all battery powered devices. (Read More)

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