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FR360-An Eco-Friendly and Versatile Travel Gadget

By Anny on May 27th, 2013

We have seen solar powered outdoor gadgets which can serve multiple purposes such as cooking, charging your accessories and also for listening music. However, the FR360 is one gadget that can work both on solar power and can also be powered by a hand crank. In case you choose to, it can also be powered by 3 AAA batteries and also by an external adaptor. This unique gadget contains a built-in radio, access to the NOAA weather band, a powerful torch, a LED flasher and also an USB phone charger. This ensures that you always stay connected and with a handy flashlight and access to your local radio while you’re traveling. The feature to charge by a had crank is especially useful when your caught in a bad weather or in case of power outages.

FR360-An Eco-Friendly and Versatile Travel Gadget

The Radio is supports AM (520-1710 KHz)  and FM(87-108 MHz).It can play all the local weather band channels along with weather alerts. The torch is powered by 4 LED’s and also included is a flashing red LED light. A telescopic antenna helps you stay connected in all areas. You can charge your phones and other electronic accessories which arepowered by an USB source by using the USB power output given by the device. Also included is an alarm clock and headphone jack. The FR360 is your perfect travel accessory with a whole range of features that usually require multiple gadgets.

The device is recommended to be fully charged while you are on the move, and in case it doesn’t recharge due to lack of solar light-you can use the crank to generate the power. Its weighs 453 gms and has a dimension of 6.25“-6.5“-2.75“.

The gadget is a special edition Red Cross product and $0.49 to $1.00 from each sale would be contributed to the American Red Cross society. You can buy the FR360 from the below link, or can also purchase it from Amazon and Best Buy.

Link: http://etoncorp.com/product_card/?p_ProductDbId=920493

Sun Ray Pro Power Panel Charger (P102)

By Anny on April 1st, 2013

Here’s a feasible solution to all your charging needs. Be it a phone or any gadget which charges from an USB source, you can use the below portable device to charge them while on the move. The power panel uses solar energy to charge your devices and provides up to 2 watts of power which can be transmitted through a USB port. It’s quite useful when you are on the move, or outdoors as in while camping or trekking. The device does away with the necessity of a power source and can be used by just leaving it outdoors to face the sun.

Sun Ray Pro Power Panel Charger (P102)

The device gives about 30% more energy when compared to other similar panels and is economicallypriced at $39.  The USB port is compatible with many devices and the package also includes adapters for Sony, Nokia and Samsung phones (Do check out the supporting phone models on the product page). It however cannot be used for charging an iPhone, iPad or an iPod.

The panel gives you a charge of up to 600mAh phone in 1.5 hours (Standard conditions) and consists of a durable ABS frame with dimensions of 6.9 in long, 3.9 in wide, 0.4 in thickness. It weighs just 84 grams and can be conveniently carried in your backpack. The device is recommended to be placed in direct sunlight and not behind a shade or a window.

The Sun Ray Pro Power Panel (P102) is a perfect accessory especially while you are traveling as it gives an easy and optimum charge within no time. You can purchase the Sun Ray Power Panel (P102) by accessing the below link.You can also check their range of solar lights, rechargeable batteries and other chargers.

Sun Ray Pro Power Panel Charger (P102)

PowerTrekk- A Revolutionary Water Based Phone Charger

By Anny on March 30th, 2013

Imagine a handy charger which you can take along while you are travelling-one which can also charge your smartphones and other devices with ease. Your guess would be a solar powered charger or a backup battery arrangement. But you would quite be surprised to hear that there is a charger which ispowered by pure water and can charge your smartphones while on the move. Such technology has been in news a little while ago with a clock being made to work on pure water. The PowerTrekk charger is an extension of such technology ad uses pure water to run an internal circuit which in turn charges your phone.

PowerTrekk- A Revolutionary Water Based Phone Charger

The charger uses a fuel cell technology that converts hydrogen into electricity. Its driven by a replaceableFuelCellSticker which is made from foils and adhesives in the form of a fuel pack. This fuel packs need to be inserted into the device and when water is added from the inlet, a chemical reaction releases hydrogen which is then converted into electricity. The electricity is stored in the storage buffer which allows the device to function both as a battery as well as a charger.

The myFCPowerTrekk is priced at € 199. The fuel pack which needs to be replaced after some time is priced at € 4/puck (The Fuel cell is called -The Puck).

 

The output is USB compliant and corresponds to an output voltage of 5 volts and a power of 5 watts. The only bye-product is a bit of water vapor which is released into the atmosphere. The device is quite handy when you are traveling, and would not have access to regular power sources and sunlight.

 

PowerTrekk- A Revolutionary Water Based Phone Charger

The product is currently being sold in selectretail stores in Bulgaria and is expected to be available in different countries by early 2013. The device is safe, eco-friendly and is a perfect alternative to conventional solar chargers.

For more details on this technology, please access the below link.

http://www.powertrekk.com

DIY Solar Truck Idea from Wellies

By Anny on June 16th, 2012

DIY Solar Truck

This idea of DIY solar truck has been taken after theft of solar panels of many users and needed to take their solar panels and required to take the panels and batteries indoors at night. The solar truck is a portable standalone solar powered station for powering any electrical device, from mobile phones to televisions, laptops, lighting, tools etc. (more…)

Are Tablets Our First Step Towards Eco Friendly Electronic Paper?

By Anny on May 22nd, 2012

Tablets

To completely adopt the Go Green approach, we need to go paperless and save the cutting of trees because they are playing vital role to decrease the pollution from atmosphere. Recently the world has seen many changes due to technological advancements and role of private sectors to contribute for environment go green. (more…)

Environmentally Friendly Gadgets in the Workplace

By Anny on May 15th, 2012

Globe Energy Saving Desk lamp

Why not to support some craziness about gadgets which are contributing something good for our environment? But now one can find endless series of such eco-friendly gadgets which can do their function to save our extra consumption of energy and helping use to protect our atmosphere from increasing pollution. Here some gadgets at workplace, which are not only eco-friendly and energy saving but also cheap to buy for your own use. (more…)

The 2012 gadgets for health conscious

By Anny on May 15th, 2012

BodyMedia Armband

The health gadgets are more valuable as compared to any other gadgets which are launching nowadays relating to electronics and other categories. More than 153,000 wrapped the Consumer electronics show in Las Vegas and 35 football fields which were covering this exhibition. The attendees also found plenty of health and fitness gadgets which were displayed in this exhibition in Las Vegas. Here are some of the health and fitness gadgets which were exhibited well for attendees. (more…)

The Breath alcohol detector

By Anny on May 14th, 2012

Breath alcohol detector

Backtrack keychain alcohol detector is one of those amazing gadgets which are always nice to review. It is among the smallest breathalyzers ever being designed. It is a quickly and easily tests breath device for verifying the presence of alcohol and also check about the blood alcohol contents. (more…)

Eco-friendly Sony Bravia KDL- 40 VE5 HDTV review

By Anny on May 10th, 2012

Eco-friendly Sony Bravia KDL- 40 VE5 HDTV review

Sony-KDL-40VE5

Sony Bravia is the latest eco-friendly HD television which has great power saving features with best performance and adopting the Go Green environment rules. This new Sony Bravia KDL-40 is embedded with hot cathode fluorescent lamp technology or HCFL technology. It will save up to 40 percent of energy consumption by super graphics picture tubes.

One of the best features that will fall you in love with Sony Bravia KDL-40 VE5 HTDV is its 0 watt super energy saving standby time. It means when you are not using your Sony Bravia eco-friendly HD television, it will automatically set to super energy saving mode. It can be done by you through manually turning off the standby switch. (more…)

BioLite Camp Stove cooks food and charges your phone

By Anny on May 3rd, 2012

BioLite Camp Stove

The hikers and campers are looking for different ways to charge their gadgets and easy ways of cooking food when hundreds of miles away from their home. When sitting in a summer camp you might be thinking about winter stocking of food, wood and major gadgets to be ready in winter fall. However, now things have become easy with BioLite Brilliant camp stove. Now the BioLite is working to make the camping season bit more greener and interesting with lots of fun with your gadgets. (more…)