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Nov 17, 2011 – Black Diamond Magnetron Wins Popular Science Award

Black Diamond's innovative Magnetron carabiner has won Popular Science Magazine's Best of What's New 2011 Award.

Black Diamond’s innovative Magnetron carabiner has won Popular Science Magazine’s Best of What’s New 2011 Award. Unlike conventional locking carabiners, the Magnetron uses magnets to help keep the gate closed. This gate system allows for easy one-handed operation with both left and right-handed climbers and ensures the gate locks every time it’s closed. More details here.