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The World’s Smallest Laptop Charger Now Available on Kickstarter

FINsix today launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring the world's smallest laptop charger, the Dart, to market. Four times smaller and six times lighter than today’s laptop adapters, the Dart is a full-powered 65W AC adapter that also features a built-in 2.1 amp USB port for simultaneously charging phones and tablets.

Four times smaller and six times lighter than today’s laptop adapters, the FINsix Dart is a full-pow ...

Four times smaller and six times lighter than today’s laptop adapters, the FINsix Dart is a full-powered 65W AC adapter that also features a built-in 2.1 amp USB port for simultaneously charging phones and tablets. (Photo: Business Wire)

Originally unveiled at the 2014 International CES, where it received numerous industry awards, the Dart is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter.com starting at $79 - a $40 discount off the expected retail price. The miniature universal adapter, which only consumes the space of one wall socket and comes in a variety of bright colors, is expected to begin shipping in November 2014.

Vanessa Green, CEO of FINsix, said: “We are very excited to make the Dart available to consumers and businesses. Its small size and ultra-light weight make it incredibly portable, and its built-in USB port eliminates the need to carry multiple chargers. With the Dart, we look forward to lightening the load of everyone on the go.”

Specifications for the FINsix Dart:

  • Power: 65 watt
  • Size: 2.5 cubic inches
  • Weight: 60 grams (0.13 lbs.)
  • Output: 18V - 21V
  • Compatibility: All major PC laptop manufacturers
  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Price: Starts at $79 on Kickstarter

Developed by FINsix, the worldwide leader in VHF (Very High Frequency) power conversion technology, the Dart combines fundamental circuit concepts such as resonance and wave shaping with new power conversion architectures to cycle power up to 1,000 times faster than today’s systems. FINsix’s VHF technology is covered by 20 issued and pending patents.

FINsix is offering a special early bird price of $79 to the first 1000 users who back the Dart on Kickstarter. Click here to pre-order the FINsix Dart on Kickstarter today.

About FINsix Corporation

FINsix's disruptive technology is transforming power delivery for consumer electronics. The worldwide leader in VHF power conversion technology (30 to 300MHz switching frequency), FINsix Corporation is bringing to market highly miniaturized power electronics that offer high power density and excellent performance. FINsix was founded in 2010 as a spinout from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology LEES Laboratory. The company has 20 issued and pending patents and is based in Menlo Park, CA. Click here to pre-order the FINsix Dart on Kickstarter today.

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