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BioLite – a camping stove

BioLite is a stove for camping but in addition to its standard features as a camping stove it is also able to transform the heat to electric energy.

BioLite – a camping stove

When you cook the heat that you spend ineffectively can be transformed to electricity and used later to charge phones, LED flashlights, GPS gadgets and other devices.

BioLite – a camping stove

BioLite is charged with assistance of USB port. All kinds of fuel can be used to make it work. The device is easily folded and measures up to 21×12 cm. (when folded). The weight of the device is 935 grams.

Backcountry Boiler

Backcountry Boiler can be used for boiling small amounts of water. The water is heated in the same vessel. The person should use special fuel for heating including pineapple cones and twigs.

Backcountry Boiler

The weight of the boiler is 227 g. The weight with accessories is 270 grams. The volume capacity is 591 ml. It is recommended to boil at least 475 ml. while the absolute capacity is 591 ml.

Backcountry Boiler

One has to wait for 4-8 minutes up to the  boiling point. 49 grams of wood fuel is necessary for making the device boil.

Backcountry Boiler

The pack displacement is about 1.5 liters.The boiler can be used not only for water but for other liquids too.

$60 - $125 | BUY | Find on Amazon.com

Ramos Alarm Clock

The main characteristic feature of Ramos Alarm Clock is the inability to switch it off. You will have to enter the digital code on the distance control for it while it is placed out of your reach andfar from your bed. In this way you will have to raise from the bed and wake up. The alarm gets louder and louder. There are 9 additional sounds in addition to the main one with possibility to change the volume and timing.

Ramos Alarm Clock

The alarm clock comes in 2 versions. Nixie is vintage electropunk design and LED features more contemporary design with frosted glass.

Ramos Alarm Clock

Custom variants with wooden furnishing are also available. The size of the control panel is 12×17 cm. and the number of digits that you will have to enter varies from 4 to 16. The frequency of ratio module is 2.4 Hg. The maximal distance from distance control to the base unit is 25 meters inside the building. One can also order the long range distance control with radius of action 50 meters. The distance control and the base unit work on batteries.

$160 - $350 | BUY | Find on Amazon.com

Traxxas 6407 X0-1 Ready-to-Run Supercar

Traxxas 6407 X0-1 Ready-to-Run Supercar presents radio control model created for races. Chassis are made in accordance with original design. The scale is 1:7. The size of the model is 27 x 11.6 x 5 ‘’. The weight is 4.5 kg. Supercar is able to achieve the maximal speed 160 km per hour and is able to reach 100 km per hour in 4.9 sec.

Traxxas 6407 X0-1 Ready-to-Run Supercar

Traxxas Big Block motor. Shaft driven 4WD drive system. The diameter of wheels is 3.3’’. The belted slick tire type 4.29’’. Independent suspension type.

Traxxas 6407 X0-1 Ready-to-Run Supercar

The distance control works on frequency 2.4 Hz. RPM, speed and voltage telemetry are integrated into the system. There is a possibility of i-devices docking, when telemetry characteristics are shown on the screen. Comes with 2 LiPo batteries Traxxas Power Cell 3S5000mAh and spare parts for transmission.

MakerBot Thing-O-Matic

MakerBot Thing-O-Matic is a device for creation of things from plastic. The one should create the design first, the project of the model, place it on the SD card and connect to the computer. With assistance of MakerBot Thing-O-Matic you can created absolutely everything you wish – any plastic items from toys to household tools.

MakerBot Thing-O-Matic

If you do not have your own ideas you can go to the website of the producer and download one of 5000 ready-made designs. The construction is rather simple. While all electronics is located in the lower part of the device, the melting process take place in the upper part whole the motors move the platform depending upon the model. The software for 3D printer is free.

MakerBot Thing-O-Matic

There is an upgraded version of the MakerBot Thing-O-Matic® 3D printer also that is called MakerBot StepStruder® MK7. Прибор, дополненный MakerBot® Automated Build Platform v2.0 makes the production automated.

Solar Kindle Lighted Cover

Solar Kindle Lighted Cover is made for Kindle readers to provide its users with additional light so that they could read at any time.

Solar Kindle Lighted Cover

Lighweight case will protect the device from physical damage but its functionality is not limited with it.

Solar Kindle Lighted Cover

Built-in solar panel serves as additional battery for the device, which is also a source of power for LED light and does not drain the power from the Kindle. Dimensions: 7.9 x 4.7 x 0.72 in. Weight is 7.5 ounces.

Gerber E-Tool Folding Shovel

Gerber E-Tool Folding Shovel is a very convenient tool one should have in the car, for instance. Its compact size and ability to fold to 24 x 15 x 6 cm is a great advantage of the tool.

Gerber E-Tool Folding Shovel

In spite of it the shovel is rather functional and you can use it as a spade, as a tool to remove vegetation as it features serrated blade on one side.

Gerber E-Tool Folding Shovel

The shovel is produced from powder coated boron carbon steel. Its length in unfolded position is 60 cm. Weight is 1060 g.

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3D Multi-touch Pad Controller QuNeo

QuNeo is a controller for DJs and musicians that consists of 27 pads. Provided with rotary sensors it lets DJ scrub, stretch and trigger.  16 square pads will give 127 levels of velocity response. Switches can respond in different way depending upon the hardness of your pressure.

3D Multi-touch Pad Controller QuNeo

The device features LED light feedback with 251 multicolor LED lights available for you. This way you get light, feel and sound response. Smart grouping of switches make the gadget easy to use.

3D Multi-touch Pad Controller QuNeo

Being compliant with USB, OSC and MIDI formats QuNeo is able to work with various kinds of music software. Possibility to create a code for advanced users.

Hydroview

Light underwater vehicle Hydroview is provided with HD camera and LED lights.

Hydroview

The navigation is performed with assistance of smartphone and the video in real time is transferred to the smartphone.

Hydroview

The device is supplied with pontoon in waterproof case. The Hydroview is connected with pontoon by means of a cable.

Hydroview

The length of the cable varies from 75 ft to 150 ft depending upon the model type: either HydroView Sport or HydroView Pro. At weight 8 lbs the device has dimensions 19”L x 14.6”W x 7”H. Delivered in 2 color versions: burnt orange and black, amber and black.

Amethyst X-1 Docking System

Amethyst X-1 Docking System was specially devised for iOS devices. The speaker docker system is controlled by hand gestures. The gadget is able to work with MP3 players if you connect it by means of audio cable. Just imagine how impressive it looks for your friends when you wave hands in the air, controlling volume, making the song stop and changing the song to another one.

Amethyst X-1 Docking System

The design is stylish and this is understandable: the concept was devised by Ferrari. There is also an ability of remote access to iOS device. When the device is in the dock it charges. Supplied with AC power supply and cable. Dimensions of the device is 17.5″ L x 14.5″ W x 7″ H.