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A Solar Powered Lantern

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Posted April 27, 2015

Solarpuff  is a solar powered lantern that packs flat and easily pops open into a cube of light. It is designed with sustainable and high-performance fabric, engineered for durability, flexibility and water resistance and is perfect for emergencies, camping, hiking, boating, around the pool, in the pool, as a night light, in your car, etc. It weights just 71 grams.

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It floats and can withstand complete immersion under water. For 5 hours of charging in the sun will provide illumination to light up a 10 X 10 room for 5-8  hours. Charge it for 8 hours and it will light for 8-12 hours. It has a shelf life of over three years.

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The circuit contains a photovoltaic solar panel, 10 bright white LEDS and a lithium-ion polymer battery. The circuit is made in China, the special fabric of the expandable bladder which is the light disfusing element, is made in Connecticut.

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The project is already funded on the Kickstarter and already has blasted the goal of $25.000. The early bird is for $25 and estimated delivery is on June of 2015.

 

 

Source: Kickstarter

 

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