We all should accept the fact that solar energy is most efficient source of energy and it is high time we should maximize its use. The major advantage of solar energy is that is completely green and it is pretty affordable. These days many companies and designers are busy manufacturing products powered by solar energy. Solar-powered toys are also getting popularity these days with many toys that are powered by renewable solar energy available in the market.
Here is the list of five cool toys that are powered by renewable solar energy
1. Solar Queen
Priced at Â£14.99, the Solar Queenie, as the name suggests, is a toy powered by renewable solar energy. The Solar Queenie is pastel-colored with a beautiful design. This toy does not need batteries and it features waving hand. The dimensions of the Solar Queenie are 4.0 cm x 2.5 cm x 16.0 cm. This beautiful toy will attract those who are eco conscious and wants to do their bit fir the environment. This solar-powered toy is a good gift for your kids as it will help them learnt the importance of conserving non-renewable energy at a young age and they will also get to know about the importance of using solar energy in or daily life. The Solar Queenie is available for sale online.
2. Solar Powered Robot kit
Priced at $14.99, this Robot kit has an appearance of a T3 Robot. Powered by the energy of the sun this toy is an interesting piece of art which can help your kids know more about the solar energy. This solar powered robot kit can be modified into different shapes including a tank and a scorpion. The modification will allow you to know your kids about different things. This robot kit is 100 percent eco-friendly because it does not use batteries. This 70-piece kit requires assembly. It can be used as a decorative piece as well. The output of the solar panel used in this robot kit is around 75mA. The lifespan of the solar cell is 2 years with normal use. This solar-powered toy can be used by children above 8 years. The dimensions of this robot kit are 6.3 x 11 x 8 cm. it weighs 7.2 ounces.
3. The âNomadâ Bicycle Trunk Bag
Priced at $99.95, theâ Nomadâ Bicycle Trunk Bag is perfect item for those who are eco conscious and are willing to do their bit to save the environment from getting polluted. This bag can be used to recharge electronic devices including mobile phones, iPods, MP3 players, GPS unit etc. The flexible solar panel integrated in this bag harnesses solar energy which is used to recharge small electronic d3evices. The Nomad Bicycle Trunk Bag can be fitted on the rack mounted in the rear end of the bicycle. This bag is made of 1800 & 600 Denier Nylon. The dimensions of this bag are 15″x11″x10″. This bag weighs 2.5lbs and it comes with a limited lifetime warranty. The solar panel used in this bag is thin and flexible. The maximum output of the solar panels is 1.5 Watts of power. This bag features only one 12V charging outlet. The shoulder strap of this bag is padded and the bag has pockets in side and rear. The âNomadâ Bicycle Trunk Bag is available for purchase online. It is available only in black color.
4. Solar Powered Guitar Tuner
Priced at $28, the Tascam TC-1S is worldâs first solar-powered guitar tuner. Manufactured by Tascam, the front panel of this tuner features solar cells which are used to charge the battery. The tuner also features a USB input which can be used for quick-charging. This solar-powered guitar tuner is shock proof because it comes wrapped in silicone. This solar tuner is available in different colors. This solar-powered tuner features an inbuilt microphone and it has got socket for guitar and bass tuning.
5. The Eclipse Solar Backpack
Priced at $179.99, the solar backpack designed and manufactured by Eclipse is a high quality bag featuring a thin-film solar module which is powerful and generates enough energy to recharge small electronic devices including cell phones, MP3 players, iPods etc. The solar charging module is thin and it is integrated in the bag. This module generates 4 Watts of power. This bag is spacious enough to store a laptop. The shoulder strap of this bag is padded and it has pockets in side and rear. The dimensions of this bag are 8.8 x 14 x 18 inches. It weighs 3 pounds.