If you want your suitcase to be safe, trendy, versatile and stuck-proof zipper-wise, try Trunkster. A smart combo of standard suitcase functionality and a handful of revolutionary features, Trunkster is currently fundraising on Kickstarter and judging by its popularity among pledgers (the campaign exceeded the $50,000 goal), it should become globally available before long. So, what precisely does this new suitcase do? Scroll down to find out.
Created by a team of New York designers looking to deliver a most streamlined travel experience for luggage-lugging crowds, Trunkster substitutes the standard zippers by a waterproof corrugated sliding rolltop door along one side of the suitcase, letting you access the contents of the entire bag by a single motion. This means no more stuck zippers, broken closures and crumpled clothes – which is reason enough on its own to get your paws on Trunkster ASAP, but that’s not all: this cool case also comes with an integrated removable 15,000 mAh battery with an external USB port with 3-amp output that can deliver up to nine full top-ups for your smartphone (a feature found only in the Trunkster carry-on version), and there’s also an onboard digital scale slotted in the side-to-side handle to let you weigh your luggage before setting out on your journey by a simple suitcase lifting motion. On top of these handy features, Trunkster also comes with a no-questions-asked five year warranty, a convenient hidden compartment for storing small items like passport, notebook and pens and optional GPS (if you have an extra $40 to spare) that lets you locate your belongings should your suitcase go amiss on the baggage carousel.
Construction-wise, Trunkster’s body is crafted from a durable material combo consisting of brushed airplane-grade aluminum components and parts made from scratch-resistant polycarbonate with a matte debossed finish. Trunkster comes with specially designed compression panels equipped with a single-hand closure mechanism and it has a TSA-approved combination lock mechanism to keep your gear safe and theft-proof at all times. The wide handle with a number of grip positions allows for enhanced suitcase balance and control, while the ribbed all-terrain omni-directional wheels ensure smooth and silent transport across all kinds of surfaces. Due to start shipping some time in August 2015, this smart suitcase is available in two different versions, the 43-liter Carry-On Trunkster measuring 22 x 14 x 9 inches (56 x 36 x 23 centimeters) and weighing 7.9 pounds (3.6 kilograms) and the 86-liter Checked Trunkster sizing 27 x 19 x 11 inches (69 x 48 x 28 centimeters) and weighing 9.9 pounds (4.5 kilograms).
So, what are you waiting for? Grab your new Trunkster today and enjoy a lifetime of hassle-free packing and luggage transport anytime, anywhere. A treat for any serial traveler, Trunkster is guaranteed to live up to your highest demands in terms of reliability, design and functionality. [via] watch video below
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