Today it is possible to work outdoor and charge devices even when you cannot find any socket: thank to Energy Flyer, a small flexible photovoltaic panel (27 x 27 x 0.4 cm), lightweight (200 grams!) Powerful (12WP) resistant and transportable anywhere. Using sunlight (even when cloudy), it charges mobile phones and devices with a micro USB plugs. It is an original and sustainable Christmas present, very welcome to globe trotters and the smart workers.
It is produced by Solbian, an Italian leader company in innovative solar panels. It is a piece of tech that will really change mobile charging! was tested in “extreme” conditions, among others, by Matteo Miceli, Bruce Schwab and Giovanni Soldini.
A portable solar charger combining power, design and ease of use in a unique and elegant solution: the ideal tool to ensure all the freedom you need, wherever you are.
23% is the efficiency of photovoltaic cells, the same ones that are used in the vehicles that run for international competitions of solar cars.
12W is the power; about 13W in full sun. The most powerful flexible parts ever. Great power and technologically advanced electronics to recharge even in hard conditions, with faint light ( Maximum Power Point Tracking Technology).
It take less than an hour to recharge iPhone 5 from 10% to 90% with complete solar light. It recharge quickly as the wall socket. Less than 2h to recharge iPad.
The Energy Flyer solar charger is now available online at 149 euros.
Photo below courtesy: Jürg Burger