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Lifesaber hand generator also cranks out clean water and fire

Lifesaber hand generator also ...
The Lifesaber is a versatile tool for the outdoors that is, first and foremost, a portable generator for producing power anywhere, anytime
The Lifesaber is a versatile tool for the outdoors that is, first and foremost, a portable generator for producing power anywhere, anytime
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There’s something dependable about a hand crank generator, and the newly launched Lifesaber is a particularly modern and handy example
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There’s something dependable about a hand crank generator, and the newly launched Lifesaber is a particularly modern and handy example
The Lifesaber is a versatile tool for the outdoors that is, first and foremost, a portable generator for producing power anywhere, anytime
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The Lifesaber is a versatile tool for the outdoors that is, first and foremost, a portable generator for producing power anywhere, anytime
A number of survival-themed tools are built into the Lifesaber
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A number of survival-themed tools are built into the Lifesaber
Innovation Factory has come up with a couple of optional attachments that take the utility of the Lifesaber up a notch
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Innovation Factory has come up with a couple of optional attachments that take the utility of the Lifesaber up a notch
Innovation Factory has taken to Kickstarter to get its Lifesaber into production
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Innovation Factory has taken to Kickstarter to get its Lifesaber into production

Between battery packs, solar chargers and even wood stoves that produce electricity, there are plenty of ways to power devices when in the wild. But there’s something reassuring about the dependability of a hand crank generator, and the newly launched Lifesaber is a particularly modern and handy example promising a limitless supply of power along with an ability to produce clean drinking water and get the fire started at camp.

Produced by Pennsylvania-based survival gear-maker Innovation Factory, the Lifesaber is a versatile tool for the outdoors, but is first and foremost a portable generator for producing power anywhere, anytime.

A telescopic handle extends from the top end and can be spun at five different degrees for easy crankin’. This can be executed with a single hand through a twirling action, similar to how you might spin a jump rope. But the Lifesaber can also be shifted into higher gear, a cranking motion that requires both hands on the part of the user but pumps out three times the power.

This feeds the device’s replaceable 2,200-mAh battery, and the company says that three minutes of high-power cranking will generate enough electricity to restart a dead cell phone, while the same feat in low-power mode will require 15 minutes of single-handed twirling. Users can access the power via a USB port built into the Lifesaber’s base, which can also be used to charge up the device before heading out.

Innovation Factory has come up with a couple of optional attachments that take the utility of the Lifesaber up a notch
Innovation Factory has come up with a couple of optional attachments that take the utility of the Lifesaber up a notch

A number of survival-themed tools are built into the Lifesaber, including a 31-lumen flashlight, along with a strobe light and 85-decibel siren, which can work in tandem to draw attention to yourself in an emergency.

And Innovation Factory has come up with a couple of optional attachments that take the utility of the Lifesaber up a notch. These take the form of snap-on modules that draw on the device’s battery power and include a UV water-purification wand and 2,000° F (1,093° C) plasma lighter, claimed to start fires in all kinds of damp and dry conditions.

The company has taken to Kickstarter to get the Lifesaber into production, where early pledges of US$69 are available, while $127 will have the fire starter and water purifier thrown in the mix, too. Shipping is slated for November 2020 if all goes to plan.

LIFESABER®: A Limitless Power Supply For Wilderness Survival

Source: Innovation Factory

3 comments
Gabe Ets-Hokin
Looks awesome! Can't wait to buy a Chinese copy on Amazon for $9.99.
Bob Stuart
Hand generators should use pull cords. They interface with both humans and generators better. However, if one is going to twirl a unit like this, it would make sense to hold a light handle and move the rest.
ljaques
I'm with Gabe. LOL Cute little video. And if you believe that, just pay $127 for a several pound toy that can kick-start SPACE SHIPS!