You don’t have to be a techie to love gadgets, especially those that are powered by solar energy. Below are some of the solar products on the market that not only look cool but useful as well. Be sure to be on the lookout for these items this coming Black Friday.
Samsonite is a trusted name in bags and luggage. It offers a laptop backpack that allows the user to charge the device even when on the go. It features a solar panel with an output of 4.5 watts. It is made of 450 Denier recycled PET fabric. The bag has a separate laptop compartment that can fit up to 15.6 inch laptops. It also has a side pocket and mesh water bottle holder.
Powertraveller Power Monkey Extreme is a portable battery unit and solar panel kit. It also has a black travel pouch. The battery has a capacity of 9,000 mAh and enclosed in a durable shell. It is compatible with most devices and comes with eight mobile device tips. It is capable of recharging an iPhone up to 6 times and other mobile phones up to 12 times with a full charge. It has two output channels. A standard USB port outputs 700 mAh maximum and a DC port with an output of 2.1A to support Apple’s iPAd and other tablet devices. The iPad could be charged via the USB port but it would be faster through the DC port. It is IP67 rated, which makes it waterproof for up to 30 minutes in 1 meter deep of water. It is also shock-resistant, which makes it ideal for outdoor use.
This comes with a solar panel to provide energy for its daily operations. It has a powerful yet quiet motor with a heavy-duty aluminum fan assembly. Attic vent is important in order to maintain an energy efficient home or work place. Proper venting promotes fresh air circulation. It decreased the load on air conditioning system as well as extending material life.
At full charge, it can play four hours of continuous music at mid-volume and charges iPhone or iPod in battery mode. It comes with two cell lithium ion batteries with a recharge time of 4 hours via AC or 10 hours via solar power. Its solar charging dock is compatible with the iPhone and iPod while it has an audio line input to connect other mp3 players.