THE SMALLEST INFLATABLE ACCESSORY IN THE WORLD
The Kingii is an object dedicated to lovers of aquatic and nautical activities. In the form of a bracelet, it fits on the wrist and provides additional buoyancy to its user. This portable accessory is distinguished by its lightness. Although it does not replace the wearing of lifejackets, Kingii brings security and peace of mind without being cumbersome.
USEFUL, PRACTICAL, KINGII CAN SAVE LIVES
The Kingii bracelet functions as an inflatable buoy. In case of emergency, just actuate the lever and the buoy stowed in the small compartment in silicone is deployed and inflates in a few seconds. You have a flotation tool to put you out of danger, or earn a few precious moments. Thanks to its orange color, Kingii offers better visibility, and its hexagonal shape is practical to hang on. You are a water sports enthusiast, you like surfing, sailing, adept at sea and swimming, passionate fishing ... In short, if you love water, then Kingii is for you.
ADAPTED TO ALL
The Kingii bracelet is adjustable to all wrists which allows everyone to use it, whatever the size of your wrists. Kingii can save lives, nevertheless never leave your children unattended near a watering place. It is advisable to use Kingii only after reaching 16 years old.
SO MUCH MORE THAN A SIMPLE INFLATABLE BUOY
When the lever is actuated, the CO2 cartridge is pierced which causes the buoy to inflate. Kingii is also equipped with a whistle to call for help. The Kingii bracelet also has a compass to help you navigate. Once used, deflate the buoy, fold it and store it in the compartment. The CO2 cartridge must be replaced to reuse the accessory.
In your pack: 1 Kingii + 2 gas cartridges + 1 manual
■ Dimensions (not inflated): 11 x 6.5 x 2.5 cm
■ Packing dimensions: 15.5 x 10.1 x 6.2 cm
■ Net weight: 168 g
■ Volume of CO2 cartridges: 5.89 l
■ Buoyancy: 57.87 Newtons
HOW TO USE KINGII ?
La Kingii Corporation a été fondée en avril 2014 par Thomas Agapiades. Ce dernier est un serial entrepreneur et inventeur grec qui a déjà fait ses preuves au Canada et aux États-Unis. Il a déposé plusieurs brevets entre 1999 et 2010. Il a conçu le bracelet Kingii après la mort par noyade d’un ami. Suite à ce triste évènement, il a pris connaissance du fait que chaque année plus 372 000 perdent la vie ainsi à travers le monde.
L’idée était de concevoir un accessoire pratique, utile et réutilisable pour éviter les malheureux accidents, pour tout simplement sauver des vies.
Le prototype gagne de nombreux concours de startup au Jacobs University Bremen en Allemagne, puis à l’université de Cambridge. Kingii est propulsé jusque sur les plateformes collaboratives. En 2015, avec une campagne de crowdfunding particulièrement fructueuse sur Indiegogo, Tom et son équipe ont levé presque 1000 fois que le montant souhaité.
L’entreprise est aussi en partenariat avec l’une des plus grandes entreprises à but non lucratif employant des personnes handicapées, pour assembler ses bracelets aux États-Unis.
1. How many times can Kingii be reused?
The Kingii is reuseable as many times as needed. Just take out the used Kingii Cylinder, fold the bag back into it’s pouch, screw in the new Kingii CO2 Cylinder and you are ready to get back to the beach, lake, river, pool, or favorite fishing hole!
2. Does the Kingi come in different size?
The Kingii is available in a “one size fits most“ version currently. The adjustable wristband can easily fit from a small child to a large adult. It is better not to wear it before 16 years of age.
3. Because of the gas, can we travel by plan with the Kingii ?
The Kingii contains a cartridge of 12 grams of CO2 under pressure, non-flammable. For air travel, this is considered a hazardous material.
On the basis of a decision of IATA, International Air Transport Association, you are authorized to carry 4 of these cartridges as hand luggage or in the checked luggage with the approval of the aircraft operator (Table 2.3 A, Paragraph 2.3 of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations).
If necessary, you can present this document.
4. Is there a weight limitation for using the Kingii ?
The Kingii is tested and proven to provide buoyancy to an adult in excess of 275 lbs/ 124 kg.
5. Can I use others cartridges than those supplied by Kingii ?
No, Kingii could become ineffective
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TIME AGREED TO RETURN
Right of withdrawal : 30 days from receipt of the order.
If the product is in its original packaging, it has not been used and that it is not damaged or broken. All accessories (and documentation) must be intact and present. The return costs are at the customers expense.
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