Remote Controlled Cooler Cannon Will Toss Your Beer Cans

Hate dipping your hand in ice to retrieve your favorite beverage from the cooler? There’s now a much more easier way of retrieving those chilled beer cans on a hot summer day. Introducing Cooler Cannon, a remote controlled cooler than holds up to 18 12oz. cans and ice and tosses them at the touch of a button up to eight feet away. Once a can is tossed, another one is loaded within two seconds, so that people don’t have to wait to catch their cans. A pass-through lid is employed, meaning that the entire cooler lid isn’t opened, just a section large enough for the can to get through, thus keeping the contents chilled for longer periods of time.

Remote Controlled Cooler Cannon Will Toss Your Beer Cans

The concept is actually quite simple. The tossing mechanism uses a lever and a spring. Once a button on the remote is pressed, a small DC motor powered through a 12V battery is activated. The motor makes one revolution and acts as a cam on the way down, on the way up it acts as a release mechanism tripping the latch. As interesting and intriguing Cooler Cannon is, its not like you can pick up one at a local store. Its actually a crowdfunded project on Kickstarter that needs your support to raise $275,000. The lowest pledge that guarantees one Cooler Cannon is $200 right now, though you’ll have to wait for nearly a year for it to arrive. Cooler Cannons are estimated to ship in August 2014.

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