New Generation Of Maglev Gadgets

New Generation Of Maglev Gadgets

Magnetic levitation technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace. China is introducing new maglev trains every few years, and Japan's first high-speed maglev construction is well underway. The technology might not trickle down as-is to gadgets available for the enthusiasts, but there is a clear impact on the popularity and development of these items. We gathered a list of what's new this year, a selection of the most interesting magnetically levitated appliances.


1. Magnetically Levitating Saturn Night Lamp


This is the newest addition to the famous moon lamps. The Saturn lamp spins and glows in the dark. You can switch between white light, warm white light, and cozy warm yellow light depending on your mood. The Saturn lamp is powered by electromagnetic induction. We think it's the coolest version, but you can also choose other planets, Mars, Jupiter or Earth, or the Moon.

Price: $70

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Magnetically Levitating Saturn Night Lamp


2. DIY Maglev Science Toy


It's the most simple do it yourself DIY maglev demonstration. This small magnetic levitation toy is easy to put together and perfect to showcase how this technology works. Science classes or at home, at this price it's a must-have.

Price: $4

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DIY Maglev Science Toy


3. Maglev Wind Turbine


Would you like to generate your own energy, even when the sun doesn't shine? These compact wind turbines using maglev technology come with 400W, 600W, and 1kW power rate depending on the version you choose.

Price: $495

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Maglev Wind Turbine


4. Magnetically Levitating Air Plant


Luckily for us with the improvement of technology these air bonsais just keep getting better and more affordable. The wooden base and the ceramic pot are provided. All you need to do is find the perfect little plant and you have beautiful and futuristic decoration.

Price: $65

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Magnetically Levitating Air Plant


5. Maglev Shoe Display


You can show off your sneaker collection in the most stylish way. All you need to do is place a magnet that's provided into the heel of the shoe to make it levitate. The built-in LED lights will keep the shoe in the focus, and there is a small fan that works to rotate it.

Price: $189

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Maglev Shoe Display


6. Maglev Spinning Top


Kids are going to love this. It's the traditional spinning top with a magnetic twist. The little flying saucer is using a gyroscope for the rotation.

Price: $15

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Maglev Spinning Top


7. Maglev Rotation Display


This is the bare magnetic levitation platform that you can customize yourself. The base and the platform are simple yet stylish rectangles that have a reflective color coating. The levitating platform has a 200-gram weight limit. It comes in two colors: black and white.

Price: $66

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Maglev Rotation Display


8. DIY Magnetic Levitation Kit


The magnetic levitation module is made for you if you are one of those that like to open up things and see all the technical details. The levitated metal platforms allow up to 300 grams of weight to be put on top of it. You can play around and try to levitate toy cars, or even a piece of fruit if it doesn't exceed the weight limit.

Price: $41

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DIY Magnetic Levitation Kit


9. Mini Back to the Future Hoverboard


The 1/8th scale replica of the iconic Back to the Future hoverboard is fully functional, as long as you are using it in the 8-inch half-pipe that comes with it. It's the futuristic version of the fingerboards that were popular around the millennia. It gives the joy of friction-less tricks and works well as a cool decoration too.

Price: $36

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Mini Back to the Future Hoverboard