Orbitkey Multi-Tool Review

The Orbitkey Multi-Tool is a low-profile, six-in-one microtool that’s great to have on hand at home or while traveling, despite some minor shortcomings.

Orbitkey Multi-Tool Bottle Opener
Orbitkey Multi-Tool Bottle Opener

Our Verdict

8.3 /10

Form

80/100

Design

87/100

Value

80/100

Pros

  • A lot of functionality in a small package
  • Easily accessible right next to your keys
  • Opens boxes and bottles easily and quickly

Cons

  • Hex wrench is a bit hard to use
  • Flat-head screwdriver could be larger
  • File isn’t the most usable

Technical Details

  • Weight (oz)

    .64 oz (18.1 gm)

  • Dimensions

    2.46 in x .59 in x .08 in (6.2 x 1.5 x 0.2 cm)

  • Notable Materials

    Stainless Steel

  • Manufacturing Country

    China

  • Warranty Information

    Orbitkey Returns & Refunds

Full Review

The Orbitkey Multi-Tool is a low-profile microtool that’s great to have on hand at home or on the road. We’ve been testing it alongside the Orbitkey Key Organiser for more than a year and have been finding it incredibly useful in many situations.

Orbitkey Multi-Tool Close-Up
Orbitkey Multi-Tool Close-Up

Since it’s supersmall, this product blends in nicely with your keys and may be a bit less likely to be flagged at the airport than some of the larger multi-tools on the market. The Orbitkey Multi-Tool is listed as TSA compliant on the Orbitkey website, though your mileage may vary depending on the airport and where you’re at in the world.

Orbitkey Multi-Tool Side Profile
Orbitkey Multi-Tool Side Profile

This multi-tool is six different tools in one: a bottle opener, a multi-size hex wrench, a box cutter, a flat-head screwdriver, a pryer and a file. We’re happy to report that the box cutter tool has opened just about every package we’ve ever received here at Pack Hacker—and that’s a lot of packages.

Orbitkey Multi-Tool Box Cutter
Orbitkey Multi-Tool Box Cutter

The flat-head screwdriver piece, meanwhile, has been great for tightening up loose door handles at Airbnbs and out in the field for performing some on-the-go maintenance with our photography gear.

Orbitkey Multi-Tool Screwdriver
Orbitkey Multi-Tool Screwdriver

And the bottle opener feature? Let’s just say we’ve given it a thorough testing.

Usage Timeline

Initial Usage

Condition: Excellent

  • Integrates nicely with the rest of the Orbitkey suite.
  • Bottle opener and box cutter function work quite well and it’s nice to have this near keys where it’s handy.
1 Month of Use

Condition: Excellent

Great! This multi-tool is already coming in handy around the office for packages and on-the-go camera repairs.

2 Months of Use

Condition: Excellent

Going strong. No major complaints, though the flat-head screwdriver could be a bit larger.

3 Months of Use

Condition: Excellent

Still opening boxes and bottles like a champ. Haven’t used the hex or file as much.

6 Months of Use

Condition: Excellent

All good. The hex wrench is a bit hard to use, though.

9 Months of Use

Condition: Good

Noticing some slight wear and tear around the metal loop attachment point but it’s not affecting usability.

1 Year of Use

Condition: Good

Still going strong and being used daily.

1.5 Years of Use

Condition: Good

We never realized how useful this was until we didn’t have it while photographing and filming it for this review!

Overall

Overall, we’d definitely recommend picking up the Orbitkey Multi-Tool if you’ll be using the Orbitkey Key Organiser. These two products integrate nicely, and the multi-tool’s smooth functionality inside of a small package makes it a solid choice for any traveler. The hex wrench is slightly difficult to use and the flat-head screwdriver could be larger, but these aren’t deal-breakers by any means.

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Created April 25, 2019 • Updated June 28, 2019