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Solar Powered Laptop Bag – surprise, an eco computer bag that doesn’t look totally erk…


Wow, a Solar Powered Laptop Bag that doesn’t look like it came out of the Hermann Munster Lab of Socially Inept Devices. OK, so it’s still not going to win any major design prizes, but from small steps are great things wrought (copyright Arnold Swarzenegger). $598.00 (ouch!).

Using high-efficiency solar cells, this bag charges a laptop, cell phone, and most other handheld electronics. The solar panel generates enough power to fully charge a typical laptop from a day of direct sunlight. It includes a battery pack, which stores the charge and automatically converts it to the required output voltages. Common adaptors are included, and other devices can connect via USB or a car charger. Holds up to a 17″ laptop inside a protective case.


Tags: gadget, solar powered laptop bag, ecological

Nigel is the managing editor of the Red Ferret, as well as a freelance columnist for the Sunday Times newspaper in London. Loves tech and fancies himself as a bit of a futurist, but then don’t we all?

Nigel – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


  • Call me cynical, but the problem I see with these kinds of things is, where do you put the thing you’re charging while it’s being charged?

    If you were to leave a notebook PC in the Australian sun for an hour while it charged, the screen would end up looking like a kaleidoscope and the keyboard would be melted all over the RAM. I don’t think putting it the bag wouldn’t protect it either as it’s black and would get just as hot.

    I love these eco gadgets and all, but I’m just saying …

  • I am very much delighted of this great innovation about the solar powered laptop bag.well i really want to know how I can really get a supply of this great laptop bags for resell in my country because demand will be very much high when the usefulness is of great benefits against our poor electricity power supply.
    please kindly send me the necessary details on how , where and what it cost to get the supply of the bag.

    I will be very grateful if my request is urgently attended to.

    you can reach me on this email address [email protected].

    I will be expecting your reply as soon as possible.

    Okeiga A. Femi

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