JuiceCane: Colorful, Scalable, Rechargeable Mobile Power Can

Simply add more cans to become the cane for extending usage time; and replaceable utility cap to create application flexibility.
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Wei Long
Design
Sunnyvale, California
United States
2 Team Members

Anyone has interest in JuiceCan(e), Please email  to wl@allmobilepower.com

 

The Mobile Power System You did not Find in CES 2013

Modern life has forced us to accept mobile devices as one of the most important accessory of our daily life.  Everywhere you go, you will find people staring at cell phone or tablet PC.  Even down at the beach, smart phone and tablet PC are a must besides beer and chips nowadays.

As we depend on mobile devices more and more, portable backup power source becomes indispensable more and more too.  Mobile devices runs on battery power.  It always runs out when you just need that little bit more.

JuiceCan(e) now comes to the rescue. Unlike most of the standard backup batteries which only serve its basic function of providing extra power when needed, JuiceCan(e) is colorful and fashionable by design; simply add more cans to become the cane for extending usage time; and replaceable utility cap to create application flexibility.

Aesthetic Design

JuiceCan(e) is not only colorful, but also fashionable.  A single JuiceCan is small in size, 7.5 fl oz can size, 7 oz. weight; easy to hold in your hand.  Easy to carry in handbag for all occasions.
JuiceCan comes in 7 natural fruit colors: milk-white/ blackberry-black/ cherry-red/ strawberry-pink/ blueberry-blue/ aloe-green/ lemon-yellow.  Each standalone JuiceCan is noticeable by color.
Turning single JuiceCan into JuiceCane can be as easy as making a twist. 
When multiple units connected, it becomes a very visible JuiceCane like sugarcane.

7 color JuiceCans

 

7 color JuiceCane

Functional Design

Each JuiceCan carries 7800mAh capacity;  enough to support 3 charges of iPhone5, or 2 charges of iPad.
Product parameters

Simply connect multiple JuiceCans will create a larger capacity power source to meet the longer capacity needs.

Remove cover of each side

Twist 2 JuiceCans into 1 JuiceCane (attach the front end to another's back end)

Perfect connectionJuiceCane (2 cans) in hand

The standard removable Utility cap equips with two USB output ports, one micro USB charging port, and a 2.3W LED flashlight.  It can charge 2 mobile devices at the same time.  And also good to provide 200 hours of LED lighting.

2 USB output of JuiceCan
2.3W LED light of JuiceCan

Fun and Easy Technology

AMP design team has made this product with more fun and easy to use.  By adding more JuiceCans, not only it builds the fun of color match, but also increases the usage capacity of the battery.  Buy a few of the JuiceCans for all your family members.  Each JuiceCan will provide the simple function of the personal mobile backup power source.  When family get together, combine all units and create a JuiceCane to meet the large capacity demand.7 color JuiceCane

Making the Best even Better

AMP Tech is in the process of designing more functional removable utility caps.  To name a few below:
1.  Warm and Romatic Lampshades:

Red Lampshades

JuiceCan bed side light lampshade: angel & devil

2.  Body Massager

Body massager powered by JuiceCan
3.  BlueTooth speaker

Bluetooth speaker powered by JuiceCan
4.  12V DC inverter for light car appliance

JuiceCane inverter system

In short, JuiceCan(e) is a well-designed product with great creativity.  JuiceCan(e) proves that technology can be colorful and fashionable too.  Ease of use is definitely a must for all classes of users.  The removable utility cap creates the flexibility for all other features next to come. 

A full set of JuiceCan

Lightning Reward (iPhone 5 not included):

  • Lightning to USB cable (8-pin),
  • Wall charger adapter (110V AC to 5V DC)

Lightning to USB cable (8-pin), Wall charger adapter (110V AC to 5V DC) *iPhone 5 not included.

Battery Comparison:

Battery Comparison

 

"JuiceCan(e)" prototyping has been completed,

Ready for quantity production.

Minimum batch quantity: 700 sets, AMP Tech needs your help to subscribe to the first production batch. Your favorable reference to your friends and colleagues are very much appreciated. The sooner we get to the 700 minimum, we will get into the production mode; and delivery follows. Email me at wl@allmobilepower.com for your special requests: 
1. Special delivery time requirement. 
2. Any other special instruction color combination and others. 
3. We will notify you if there is a new production and delivery schedule.

We thank you for your interest in this "JuiceCan(e)" product. We hope you will enjoy having this device around you to serve you when you need it.

Please support AMP Tech to bring our idea to reality. We do appreciate your support to give us the opportunity to serve you and make your life more joyful.

We hope one day, this device can help you and serve you in the best way when you desperately need it. You will definitely feel the investment is more than your expectation.

 

After you make your contribution, AMP Tech will write an email to you to make sure what flavor of JuiceCane you like.

Oversea shipping fee $5 for One can, if order 3+ cans, We will waived oversea shipping fee.

 

JuiceCan(e) Review

iSouse - Brandon Steli

Gofreakmedia - Damninjia (video) 

Positivelypanicked.com - Hilarie Zimbicki

Press Coverage on Video

Mashable - Charlie White : JuiceCAN Charger Scales Up to a JuiceCane, Powering Almost Anything

People talking about JuiceCan(e)

CNET - Tim Hornyak

Geeky Gadgets - Juilian Hosey

Cult of Mac - Charlie Sorrel

iSouce - Brandon Steli

argophilia - Alina Popescu

TRAVEL TWEAKS - Alina Popescu

Gear Diary - Douglas Moran

The Crowdfund Mafia - Michael Fultz

Pinterest- Sharon K, Bcn, C hristina Blake, Bhupesh Shah, Ernesto Galgana, Mauro van Scheers-Veld, Bcn, Massimo Nichetti ...

Hardware Sphere - Ken Xu

KCET - Chris Clarke

BuzzRaid -Brennan Sayre

iTechniqs - Roney Joseph

Bankless Times - John White

Soletron - Pryzbylewski 

GadgetSin

 

FAQ:

JuiceCan(e) part list:

  • Main Body x 1
  • USB cable x 1
  • Changeable USB tips x 2
  • Charging module with LED light x 1
  • User manual x 1

How to charge JuiceCan(e)?

You can get power from wall outlet or car cigarette lighter socket with USB outport.

Dose JuiceCan(e) support smartphone or tablet PC?

JuiceCan(e) support all kind of Android devices and old Apple devices, with lightning  cable, JuiceCan(e) can charging new Apple devices such as iPhone 5.

Does JuiceCan(e) support iPad mini and nexus 4?

iPad mini(Lightning port),Nexus 4(Mini USB port). You can use original charging cable connect to JuiceCan; Each JuiceCan set with one mini USB tip; You have choice to order one lightning cable for Apple products.

Any other mobile device JuiceCan(e) support?

JuiceCan(e) support all 5V mobile devices such as GPS, Go Pro, Kindle etc. 

If JuiceCan(e) can get power from 220V AC?

AMP Tech will send 220V AC to 5V DC wall charge adapter if you need.

How much for oversea shipping?

$5 for One can, if order 3+ cans, We will waived shipping fee.

Answer for Chris:

1. Q:What is the self-discharge rate (time to full discharge on shelf)
    A: More than 6 months.
2. Q:What is the battery technology used
    A: 18650 Li battery, like the one in your laptop.
3. Q:What is the recharge time
    A: Around 10 hours.
4. Q:What is the lifetime (#cycles, at a specified discharge depth/profile)
    A: At least 500 cycles.
5. Q:Can the owner replace individual internal cells should one fail after warranty? Is the unit designed for such easy access and replacement?"
    A: For your safe, Please do not replace battery cells yourself.
6. Q:Is there a maximum # of units that can be connected together, stacked (other than the space it needs to fit in) ?
    A: No limit, but we suggest below ten cans for physics reason.
7. Q:Are there more details available on the 12V support? 120V AC support?
    A: Not yet, we develope unility caps first, then plan install some inverter for 12V support.
8. Q:What is the warranty?"
    A: 1 year
9. Q:Time to recharge?
    A: As Q3, 10 hours.
10. Q:Are the various phones/tablets/etc all charged at the maximum charge rate the items can accept, or are some devices limited (ie, will Kindle Fire charge at 2A) ?
      A: You can charge one smartphone and one tablet PC or 2 smartphone at same time.

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  • $1USD
    SPECIAL THANKS:

    Every buck is a great help to "JuiceCan & JuiceCane". Thank you for making project happen. You will get all of our future updates, and you have the privilege to buy JuiceCan anytime in the future for $45/unit (Retail value $50/unit).

    4 claimed
    Estimated delivery: December 2012
  • $5USD
    OVERSEA SHIPPING FEE:

    AMP Tech offer "Free shipping within continental US " for US customers. For cost reason, we still need charge Non-US customers oversea shipping fee $5 for One can, $10 for Two cans, if order 3+ cans, We will waived shipping fee.

    18 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $8USD
    LIGHTNING REWARD:

    You are a generous guy. Thank you very much for your support. You will receive ONE Lightning to USB Cable (8-pin, support that new fruit), or ONE wall charger adapter (110V AC to 5V DC). Free USPS shipping within continental US. Also you will get all of our future updates, and you have the privilege to buy JuiceCan anytime in the future for $40/unit (Retail value $50/unit).

    3 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $30USD
    ONLY FOR FORMER CONTRIBUTER:

    Your email address already on our list. So if you order more JuiceCane for yourself, for your family, for your friends... to the same mailing address as former order, you will get this special price $30 per set. AMP Tech offer "Free shipping within continental US " for US customers. For cost reason, we still need charge Non-US customers oversea shipping fee.

    7 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $33USD
    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

    You will receive ONE JuiceCan of special color (7800mAh, retail value $50/unit, select from milk-white/ blackberry-black/ cherry-red/ strawberry-pink/ blueberry-blue/ aloe-green/ lemon-yellow). Free USPS shipping within continental US.

    21 out of 350 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $38USD
    LIGHTNING EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:

    You will receive ONE JuiceCan of special color (7800mAh, retail value $50/unit, select from milk-white/ blackberry-black/ cherry-red/ strawberry-pink/ blueberry-blue/ aloe-green/ lemon-yellow), ONE Lightning to USB Cable (8-pin) or ONE wall charger adapter (110V AC to 5V DC). Free USPS shipping within continental US.

    48 out of 350 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $69USD
    VALENTINE SPECIAL:

    You will receive TWO JuiceCan of special color (select from milk-white/ blackberry-black/ cherry-red/ strawberry-pink/ blueberry-blue/ aloe-green/ lemon-yellow), which means ONE colorful JuiceCane with 15600mAh, retail value $100. And one Love Card for your sweet. Free USPS shipping within continental US.

    4 out of 214 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $75USD
    TWIN PACK:

    You will receive TWO JuiceCan of special color (select from milk-white/ blackberry-black/ cherry-red/ strawberry-pink/ blueberry-blue/ aloe-green/ lemon-yellow), which means ONE colorful JuiceCane with 15600mAh, retail value $100. ONE Lightning to USB Cable (8-pin) or ONE wall charger adapter (110V AC to 5V DC). Free USPS shipping within continental US.

    7 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $99USD
    TRIPLETS PACK:

    You will receive THREE JuiceCan of special color (select from milk-white/ blackberry-black/ cherry-red/ strawberry-pink/ blueberry-blue/ aloe-green/ lemon-yellow), which means ONE colorful JuiceCane with 23400mAh, retail value $150. ONE Lightning to USB Cable (8-pin) and ONE wall charger adapter (110V AC to 5V DC). Free USPS shipping within continental US.

    32 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $215USD
    COLOR COLLECTOR:

    You will receive SEVEN sets JuiceCan in 7 different colors (select from milk-white/ blackberry-black/ cherry-red/ strawberry-pink/ blueberry-blue/ aloe-green/ lemon-yellow), which means ONE colorful JuiceCane with 54600mAh, retail value $350. ONE Lightning to USB Cable (8-pin) and ONE wall charger adapter (110V AC to 5V DC). Free USPS shipping within continental US.

    5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $365USD
    DOZEN CANS:

    You will receive TWELVE sets JuiceCan in 7 different colors (select from milk-white/ blackberry-black/ cherry-red/ strawberry-pink/ blueberry-blue/ aloe-green/ lemon-yellow), retail value $600. TWO Lightning to USB Cable (8-pin) and TWO wall charger adapter (110V AC to 5V DC). Free USPS shipping within continental US.

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2013
  • $1,500USD
    GREAT DEAL:

    You will receive FIFTY sets JuiceCan in 7 different colors (select from milk-white/ blackberry-black/ cherry-red/ strawberry-pink/ blueberry-blue/ aloe-green/ lemon-yellow), retail value $2500. THREE Lightning to USB Cable (8-pin) and THREE wall charger adapter (110V AC to 5V DC). Free USPS shipping within continental US.

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    Estimated delivery: March 2013
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