At the site of Power Practical recently it was reported early on the issue of fundraising portable electric generators PowerPot. A device designed to generate electricity in field conditions, will charge the batteries of cell phones, navigation GPS, cameras and other electronic devices while away from electrical outlets.The heat generator PowerPot V will charge batteries of mobile devices in the campaigns
At the heart of the device - an element that converts thermal energy into electrical energy. It is built into the base metal tank, which is used to boil water and cook on a fire or gas burner.The heat generator PowerPot V will charge batteries of mobile devices in the campaigns
According to Power Practical, these elements at one time have been developed for use in supply chains satellites. In contrast, solar cells, thermoelectric generator works in the absence of the sun - at any time of day and weather conditions. All that is needed - heat and water.
Generated PowerPot electricity is supplied to a standard connector USB. Provided for release of "pan-zaryadok" in two sizes. First - PowerPot V volume of 1.4 liters, weighs less than 350 grams and has a capacity of 5 watts. According to the developer, for an hour and a half, it can charge cell phone or MP3 player for the day. Model
PowerPot X shape, size and weight similar to cooking pot (its volume is
1.9 liters) and is characterized by the power of 10 watts. That should be enough for these devices, such as tablets. In addition, the development of the model is PowerPot XV 15 W (its volume is 3.8 liters).
in buying hiking electricity sources can not only donate any amount,
but leave the reservation on the website kickstarter.com. For example, a fee of $ 125 is the price for the model PowerPot V. To start production of generators is required before May 4th to collect at least $ 50,000. At the time of writing the news had raised $ 28,239.
Sources: Power Practical, kickstarter.com