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A Solar Powered Lantern

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.


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.


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.


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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