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Solar-powered battery works with PSP


Want to have the power of the sun in your hand? Good. Digital World Tokyo is reporting on a new solar-powered battery. Boasting some impressive specs, like 1350mAh life and 3.7 volt operation, the battery will convert solar energy into portable electricity. One thing that makes this gadget particularly noteworthy is its connectivity to handheld devices, such as PSP.

For the adventurous, this battery pack may help make those trips to the Sahara less boring. There are a few drawbacks that come to mind, though. Firstly, the PSP screen doesn't handle sunlight too well. Secondly, the battery takes quite a while to charge: ten hours in sunlight. Some people don't even see that much light in a day. Finally, it doesn't come cheap: ¥7,980.

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Alien1

5-16-2007 @ 12:06PM

Alien said...

And what if its raining ... naaaah , its not a good one , why doesnt Sony makes a new official PSP battery with double amount of power :? Now I would pay for that a lot ;)

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AF2

5-16-2007 @ 12:40PM

AF said...

So does it use the solar cell instead of the battery or does the cell charge the battery? Because if that were the case - even at that price - it would eventually pay for itself.

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kingofwale3

5-16-2007 @ 1:52PM

kingofwale said...

a perfectly good example of FANTASTIC idea that won't work

I love the renewable energy for PSP, but then again, you can't play portable games under the Sun in the first place (because of the glare), so, there's no point.

nice try tho. I wouldn't mind getting it for my Ipod.

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Don4

5-16-2007 @ 2:14PM

Don said...

Stick the solar powered battery onto the cover of the glare shield:

http://www.pspfanboy.com/2006/12/28/sun-defeated-by-glare-shield/

hehe, kill 2 birds with 1 stone!


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Laith5

5-20-2007 @ 8:59AM

Laith said...

where do you attach it to your psp and how much will the price be

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