The Firefly USB And Dynamo Light is a wind-up multifunctional LED spotlight that provides you with a bright, focused light, a softer light or even an emergency light whenever it is required. The light makes use of a dynamo to produce the electricity, because of this there will never be any worries over it running out of power when you need a light most.
Articles tagged with ‘hand powered’
Good espresso can be hard to come by, usually involving a run to a local good coffee shop or buying expensive electronic devices. The Handheld Portable Espresso Maker by Handpresso aims to bring good espresso to all without the use of electricity or large cumbersome devices.
Using wind up technology, Mitaki-Japan have produced this FM/Weather Radio which has a LED flashlight built into it. With this one item you can listen to the radio, weather warnings, and be able to light your way.
It was about a year ago when I reported on the YoGen Max, which is as foot-powered laptop charger. However, Easy Energy are at it again with their YoGen Hand-Powered Gadget Charger. The YoGen charger charges virtually any mobile gadget by using a draw and release mechanism. (more…)
The BodyGard Hand-Powered Emergency Tool is essentially a hybrid of a swiss army knife and a survival kit. The gadget contains a hand-crank so that you can charge up the internal battery for powering the built-in bright LED flashlight, the flashing red emergency light, the digital FM radio, the motion activated security alarm, or the mobile phone and cell phone charger. And those are just the electronic aspects of the 12-in-1 emergency gadget! (more…)
The Hand-powered Windup Mobile Phone Charger is a perfect and affordable little gadget that allows you to top up your mobile phone using nothing but hand power. We’ve seen hand-powered chargers before, but this one stands out as it’s so cheap at just £5.99 (around $10) and it supports a number of mobile phones (sadly not the iPhone though). (more…)
Want to shave when you’re going off-grid? The Freedom Dynamo Electric Shaver is the perfect gadget for the eco-concious bloke who wants to stay clean shaven whilst on his travels. You don’t even need to be traveling to enjoy a guilt-free shave either, as you can just use it at home too! Cranking the shaver for just 1 minute will give you enough time for a full shave, so there’s no need to worry about flat batteries ever again! (more…)
The PUYL is a combined bicycle pump and a hand-powered torch in one, perfect for cyclists everywhere. Designed by industrial designerKai Malte Roever, the pump uses the motion of a magnet through copper coils to generate electricity. This electricity is used to charge a battery which then powers the LED-based light bulb at the end of the pump. (more…)
I used to love walkie talkies when I was younger, but it was so frustrating when the batteries ran out so quickly (and when it eventually broke!). The Wind up Walkie Talkie solves the problem of expensive batteries, since the unit is completely rechargeable using a mains adaptor as well as good ol’ hand-crank power. (more…)
Hand-crank eco gadgets are definitely becoming more popular, and now there’s a Solar Powered and Hand-crank LED Lantern that combines a solar panel and a hand-powered charger into a free-standing camping lamp. The lamp can also be used to charge mobile phones using the phone charging cable. (more…)