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[aprssig] Re: now, 1.5 Lptops Per Child : power options?

Chris Kantarjiev cak at dimebank.com
Mon Dec 31 18:27:32 UTC 2007


> > What alternative power options are being 
> > provided with the OLPCs? 
> > Hand crank? Solar panel? foot pedal? 
> 
> Only a universal wall-wart.  

That's for the G1G1 XOs being delivered to the US. Other parts of
the world are getting hand cranks and/or pull strings. The solar
panels are becoming available. 

There's a group in India working on a "cow power" charging station
that should eventually be able to charge 10 XOs at a time.

73 de chris K6DBG




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