Author Topic: WindPal - a portable fabric "windmill" USB generator.  (Read 1440 times)

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Offline hamster_nz

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WindPal - a portable fabric "windmill" USB generator.
« on: January 31, 2018, 09:53:00 pm »
Saw this in Twitter. A 5V/1A windmill in 0.866 kg.

It looks like some of the promo pictures were taken in Patagonia around Cerro Fitzroy- somewhat ideal place for wind power. When I was there it was almost always blowing a gale.

Gaze not into the abyss, lest you become recognized as an abyss domain expert, and they expect you keep gazing into the damn thing.

Offline IanMacdonald

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Re: WindPal - a portable fabric "windmill" USB generator.
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2018, 05:01:49 pm »
You'd need a 13mph wind to get anything useful out of it, and 22mph for 1A charge rate.  :=\

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