Solar gadgets: Sterling Multi PowerStation 5600

On September 14, 2009, in Gadgets, by KLS


Designed by the Japanese to help those who need power the most at times of natural disasters, the Sterling Multi PowerStation 5600 is a multi-equipped, emergency lifesaver device that gives you a combination of hand-crank-powered-dynamo LED light, AM/FM radio, three rechargeable AA batteries, and adapters capable of charging most cell phones and portable devices.


Though we don’t usually think about needing these handy gadgets in the UK, this torch could come in handy on outdoor trips such as camping. More importantly for those in other parts of the world where earthquakes occur frequently, this is extremely useful.

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Thanko’s latest mini, super tiny pico projector, the MINIJEC1 is one of those handy gadgets that would make you really cool and stand out at meetings, camping trips, etc, when you’re looking to entertain or give a presentation.


Measuring at just 61 x 37 x 60mm and weighing 42g, you could say it would fit into your pocket. Using the MINIJEC1 you can easily project videos from a PC, whats even better is that you can even project from an iPod Video or iPhone which is not something all Pico projectors can do.

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We’ve been playing around with the PAD-L portable LED light for sometime now and we thought it was about time to share our comments on what its like.

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