[aprssig] Re: now, 1.5 Lptops Per Child : power options?
kurt at badgers-hill.net
Mon Dec 31 14:01:33 EST 2007
Somewhere there's an African village that charges batteries with a
generator connected to a kids' playground merry-go-round. That's a neat
harness of resources!
Chris Kantarjiev wrote:
>>> What alternative power options are being
>>> provided with the OLPCs?
>>> Hand crank? Solar panel? foot pedal?
>> Only a universal wall-wart.
> That's for the G1G1 XOs being delivered to the US. Other parts of
> the world are getting hand cranks and/or pull strings. The solar
> panels are becoming available.
> There's a group in India working on a "cow power" charging station
> that should eventually be able to charge 10 XOs at a time.
> 73 de chris K6DBG
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