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Jacob
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Re: Solartab
Jacob   6/17/2014 12:37:47 AM
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"I, m aware of some wrist watches that are powered from the vibrations of the wrist or hand but such application is still limited to some kind of devices with low power consumption.  But for sound, will it be from the environment, at what intensity would it be able to charge a device. Sound id always available somehow around us but some places are more strict with intensity of sound in public."

Adeniji, sound is not at all feasible; unless you kept the device in a noisy environment always.

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Re: Solar power
Jacob   6/17/2014 12:34:21 AM
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"The fact that these devices are used both indoors and outdoors,  the use of solar charging may not fit into  Making it the main source of power but having a solar device that can be used to charge a power bank and that can also charge the main device may not be a bad idea."

Adeniji, I hope you remember how calculators are working without power storage.  It have hybrid mode of powering system. During day time it can use solar power and other time with batteries. Similar technologies can use for other devices too; but a large system may required to cater the huge power requirement.

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Re: Solartab
Jacob   6/17/2014 12:30:42 AM
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"The sun is more available in some part of the world than othe part of the world, so solar charging will make more sense and fit into some environments more,  thereby solving the problem of power in some part of the world than other part of the world. "

Adeniji, solar is always not reliable, so hybrid mode is more preferable. Based on the availability you can combine, hydro electric, solar, wind, tidal current etc based on situations.

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Re: Solar power
Jacob   6/17/2014 12:27:59 AM
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"Power bank still depends on an electrical source to charge it but solar on the other hand depends on nature Both are subjected to different conditions of availability but solves  power problem."

Adeniji, power bank is a storage device. It can be get charged through any means like solar, line current etc.

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Re: Solartab
Adeniji Kayode   6/16/2014 3:28:21 PM
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@ wale, You are right on that. It's still amazing why solar panels are that expensive in those part of the world that are supposed to be taking advantage of nature.

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Re: Solartab
Adeniji Kayode   6/16/2014 3:27:53 PM
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@ wale, You are right on that. It's still amazing why solar panels are that expensive in those part of the world that are suppose to be taking advantage of nature.

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Re: Solartab
Wale Bakare   6/15/2014 8:19:32 AM
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@Adeniji, i agree with you. It will make more sale in those regions. Meanwhile, people inhabiting those places do have something similar to solar power, especially for mobile phones and tablets/laptops. Young graduates of electrical and electronics and, 2 or 3 telecommunication service providers are working on solar there and are in markets at a ridiculous prices.

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Re: Solar power
Wale Bakare   6/15/2014 8:12:27 AM
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I think solar power source is good. Although, manufacturers still could come up with an alternative sources for powering mobile devices, this where mobile markets would lead to. It may be a seasonal power source especially for outdoor events and holidays, i think is a good thing to have.

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Adeniji Kayode   6/14/2014 3:20:43 PM
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@jacob, 

I, m aware of some wrist watches that are powered from the vibrations of the wrist or hand but such application is still limited to some kind of devices with low power consumption. 

But for sound, will it be from the environment, at what intensity would it be able to charge a device.

Sound id always available somehow around us but some places are more strict with intensity of sound in public.

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Re: Solar power
Adeniji Kayode   6/14/2014 3:12:40 PM
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@jacob, 

The fact that these devices are used both indoors and outdoors,  the use of solar charging may not fit into

Making it the main source of power but having a solar device that can be used to charge a power bank and that can also charge the main device may not be a bad idea.

 

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