Climate Change. Population vs. Resources. Energy. In this day and age, these are the concerns that the world is facing. In terms of energy, imagine the increasing number in the world’s population per year and how much each person consumes energy. Astronomical right? In our own little ways, we can save the planet. In this case, by having each one use alternative means of energy, we can do it!
Part of the necessities of these post-modern times is your cellphone. Of course, part of every cellphone owner’s responsibility is to recharge the power it has. As regularly we use electricity to charge our phones, the USB Solar Charger Tree uses the Sun and your AC power.
The solar charger has a tree shape design which is portable, convenient especially for power backup, has a polymer battery that is built-in and is rechargeable through AC power, sunlight, and stored energy. As a plus, it even has LED indicators to check the status of the battery! How cool is that?
Delving more on the specifications of this cool device, it has the capacity of 3,000nAh, input of 5V/500mA, output of 5V/1000mA, and Quiescent Current of less than 5.5uA. In terms of dimensions, it is approximately 236 x 214 x 200mm and has a weight of 340 grams. It is compatible with Nokia (3.5mm and 2.5mm), Samsung (ex. For i900), mini USB port for HTC, Dopod, Motorola, and other MP3 and MP4 devices), microUSB, PSP, and LG ports.
Assembling it is easy as it can be done in just 4 steps!
STEP 1: Red-to-red and black-to-black, connect the wires in order
STEP 2: First, embed a half into the branch, and then push downward. Note that the panel leaves (9 leaves) should be installed in the same direction, ok?
STEP 3: Place the branches in an outward manner and vertically insert the trunk into the base
STEp 4: Insert the tripod into its respective slot.
The USB Solar Charger Tree is priced at $55 and its package contains a 1 piece 3000mAh Power Station base, 3 trunks,9 solar panel leaves, 1 piece of USB Multi-function output/input cable, and a User Manual.