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MagSafe Adapter Key Ring Now Available on Kickstarter

The MagSafe Adapter Key Ring began as a simple 3D printing project, but because of the popularity of the accessory, creator Jonathan Bobrow launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a new and improved version.

Now named the KeyBit, the MagSafe Adapter Key Ring produced via the Kickstarter campaign will feature an improved manufacturing process that results in a nickel-plated milled steel product. As with the original version, the KeyBit is an accessory that is designed to attach to Apple's MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter, preventing the small converter from becoming lost.

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The KeyBit attaches magnetically to the converter to hold it in place when not in use and it also includes the option for a 3D printed cover, which comes in a variety of colors. A standard KeyBit requires a $15 pledge, while a KeyBit with the cover costs $20.

The KeyBit has an estimated delivery date of August 2013, but a $30 donation will net backers a standard KeyBit along with a printed version to be mailed immediately after the Kickstarter campaign ends.

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16 months ago
my keyset can only be complete with the super short lightning connector (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/04/18/nomad-lightning-cable-now-available-for-preorder-shipping-in-june/)
Rating: 6 Votes
16 months ago
Now if I could only find my keys......
Rating: 5 Votes
16 months ago
Yay now I can easily accidentally de-magnetize the magnetic stripes on my credit cards and hotel keycards simply by putting them in my pocket with my keys, without having to wait for my cell phone or computer speakers to do it for me. ;)
Rating: 4 Votes
16 months ago
Meh... I have a rMBP and MBP and have never felt the need for such a silly accessory.
Rating: 3 Votes
16 months ago
That's a bit pricey. £11 (+£6 shipping) for a little metal square with a magnet?

Costs more than the adapter itself! (and that's from Apple)
Rating: 3 Votes
16 months ago
This is pretty nifty.

Pledged for one for my sister, she's lost like 4 of them already :p
Rating: 3 Votes
16 months ago
Mine has never detached from my charger...
Rating: 2 Votes
16 months ago

Are there really that many people that need to carry them on their keychain? Why not leave it on your charger? It stays nicely and it would seem everyone I know throws their charger in a bag so the chances of it falling off and getting lost are much less than if you put it on your keychain.


Personally I can't always leave mine on my charger because I still have a computer that doesn't use Magsafe 2, so I take it off when I need to use the charger for that computer. I already lost my converter unfortunately :(
Rating: 1 Votes
16 months ago
Am I the only one who does not understand what this thing does?
Rating: 1 Votes
16 months ago
Err, sorry, dumbest thing I've seen in a very long time for Macs. And I've been using (hey, it's an addiction) since 1990.



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The MagSafe Adapter Key Ring began (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/03/20/magsafe-adapter-key-ring-connects-magsafe-converter-to-keys/) as a simple 3D printing project, but because of the popularity of the accessory, creator Jonathan Bobrow launched a Kickstarter campaign (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1059262388/keybit-magsafe-adapter-key-ring) to create a new and improved version.

Now named the KeyBit (http://bitwise-design.com/), the MagSafe Adapter Key Ring produced via the Kickstarter campaign will feature an improved manufacturing process that results in a nickel-plated milled steel product.*As with the original version, the KeyBit is an accessory that is designed to attach to Apple's MagSafe to MagSafe 2 Converter (http://store.apple.com/us/product/MD504ZM/A/magsafe-to-magsafe-2-converter), preventing the small converter from becoming lost.

Image (http://cdn.macrumors.com/article-new/2013/05/keybit.jpg)
The KeyBit attaches magnetically to the converter to hold it in place when not in use and it also includes the option for a 3D printed cover, which comes in a variety of colors. A standard KeyBit requires a $15 pledge (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1059262388/keybit-magsafe-adapter-key-ring), while a KeyBit with the cover costs $20.

The KeyBit has an estimated delivery date of August 2013, but a $30 donation will net backers a standard KeyBit along with a printed version to be mailed immediately after the Kickstarter campaign ends.

Article Link: MagSafe Adapter Key Ring Now Available on Kickstarter (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/05/07/magsafe-adapter-key-ring-now-available-on-kickstarter/)

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