Introducing SPARKR: All-Weather Plasma Lighter by Power Practical

Salt Lake, UT (Nov 2016) —Power Practical, makers of award-winning innovative products and solutions for active lifestyles and everyday living, is proud to enter new territory with the unveiling of the Sparkr and Sparkr mini Plasma Lighters. The Sparkr all-weather flameless lighter with an integrated flashlight is a sleek, practical and durable gadget designed for the rigors of backcountry adventure and the convenience of everyday carry.

Power Practical, well known for the company’s award-winning Power Pot™ and success on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, is excited to unveil the company’s latest feat of electrical engineering: the Sparkr ($49.99) and Sparkr Mini ($29.99). Inspired by a 6ft-tall Tesla Coil developed in the team’s free time, the Sparkr is a more practical pocket-sized version that delivers a small but concentrated electrical current between two electrodes. The result is a windproof, water resistant, lighter that delivers a hotter and more targeted point of ignition than a traditional open flame.

The Sparkr is designed with an electric plasma lighter on one end and a 150 lumen flashlight / lantern on the other. The built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery can power the Sparkr’s flashlight for up to 4 hours on high (16 hours on low), and deliver hundreds of plasma ignitions. The Sparkr is made with durable anodized aluminum body and comes with an ergonomically molded thumb grip with rubberized on/off buttons. A quick twist lighter cap protects the plasma lighter element when not in use or may be used to transform the flashlight into a light-diffusing lantern.

Power Practical is also releasing the Sparkr Mini, a smaller sidekick of less than half the size and with an x-shaped plasma lighting element. The compact size, lightweight durable construction, and all-weather ignition, makes the Sparkr Mini the ideal everyday carry companion.

Both the Sparkr and Sparkr Mini may be purchased ahead of production on Kickstarter at limited time special pricing.

About Power Practical
Power Practical is a Salt Lake City based group of engineers, entrepreneurs and outdoor enthusiasts who emphasize diversity in energy resources by developing innovative, effective and affordable energy products to keep you connected anywhere, anytime. Visit https://powerpractical.com

Sleek, practical and durably designed, the Sparkr and Sparkr Mini Plasma Lighters are wind-proof, wet-proof, and will outlast and out-perform traditional lighters. An integrated flashlight and powerful battery transforms these from lighters to essential carry tools.

Sparkr™ Characteristics:

  • Flameless ignition
  • Plasma lighter works in wind, rain, or snow
  • Slim body and targeted ignition perfect for lighting hard-to-reach areas (candles, etc.)
  • Ignition electrodes encased in high-temp, durable and weather-shedding plastic
  • 150 lumen flashlight with 3 brightness settings
  • Powered by 3,350 mAh rechargeable Li-Ion cell (no butane fuel) Battery Life: 4 hours on high, 16 hours on low Battery Life: hundreds of plasma ignitions
  • Micro USB charging port (protected by twistable flashlight head casement)
  • Body made from durable anodized aluminum
  • Quick release end-cap protects plasma lighter and transforms flashlight into a lantern
  • Available in 2 color schemes: brushed silver and black
  • Purchase includes noodle-tie for quick & easy tethering and charging cable
  • Weight: 5.2 oz (less than 1/3 lb.)
  • Kickstarter Pricing: $35
  • Retail Pricing: $50

Sparkr Mini™ Characteristics:

  • X-shaped plasma lighter / flameless ignition
  • Plasma lighter works in wind, rain, or snow
  • Magnetic flip top
  • Made with high-temp, durable and weather-shedding plastic
  • 15 lumen flashlight
  • Micro-USB charging port
  • Weight: 3.2 oz
  • Kickstarter Pricing: $20
  • Retail Pricing: $30

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