infinityPV's HeLi-on portable battery fits retractable solar panel to charge smartphones
 
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dec 13, 2015

infinityPV's HeLi-on portable battery fits retractable solar panel to charge smartphones

infinityPV’s HeLi-on portable battery fits retractable solar panel to charge smartphones
all images courtesy of infinityPV

 

 

 

 

every smartphone owner is a slave to the battery inside when electric outlets are nowhere to be found. danish startup infinityPV plans to solve that problem by designing a solar charger that fits in a pocket called ‘HeLi-on’. inside the capsule, there’s a retractable high efficient solar panel made from two micrometer thick cells that connects to a battery to store the energy. through an USB port the accessory can charge any device including: smartphones, flashlights, cameras, portable game consoles and walkie-talkies. it can both collect enough electricity in two to three hours for either the battery or the smartphone.

 


‘HeLi-on’ kickstarter campaign
video courtesy of infinityPV

 

 

 

weighing 105 grams, the lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 2,600 mAh is custom made alongside the power point tracking electronics. this ensures that the full potential of the solar panel is used to charge the battery or power an external device at any time. the ‘HeLi-on’ is 11.3 x 3.6 x 2.8 centimeters and also has a LED charge indicator showing the battery level at all times. the team at infinityPV is looking for manufacturing funding on their kickstarter campaign, with plans to ship to backers in july 2016.

infinityPV-heli-on-solar-smartphone-charger-designboom-02smartphone charge through a USB port infinityPV-heli-on-solar-smartphone-charger-designboom-03the charger is 11.3 x 3.6 x 2.8 centimeters infinityPV-heli-on-solar-smartphone-charger-designboom-04the solar panel is made from two micrometers thick cellsinfinityPV-heli-on-solar-smartphone-charger-designboom-05infinityPV HeLi-on charger is designed for heavy smartphone users who constantly drain their batteries

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