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Solar Charger case available for the iPhone

updated 12:25 pm EST, Fri December 19, 2008

iPhone Solar Charger cases

Solar Arcadia has launched its Solar Charger for both first generation and 3G iPhones. Capable of charging the iPhone while out in the sun, features include LED indicators for the charging and discharging state, and a reverse-current protection-circuit, integrated to prevent iPhone batteries from being discharged. Using a lithium ion polymer battery; the case offers a max output of 5V, and a charge of 6V. Material for the casing is made from sheepskin.

Solar chargers can also work with the iPod touch, but block the headphone jack on the bottom.

Available from the company's website, solar cases are priced at $45.

by MacNN Staff



  1. dynsight

    Joined: Dec 1969


    cool but..

    I am not a green freak or anything..

    Odd that this "green" charger is made from dead sheep.

    (I do wear leather shoes). But there is just something "inconsistent" about this.

  1. MhzDoesMatter

    Joined: Dec 1969



    I guess using animals IS green. No non biodegradable waste...renewable resource...and lowers methane emissions.

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