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January 21, 2015

Kraftwerk Fuel Cell

at 10:26 pm. Filed under Cool Gadgets

 Kraftwerk Fuel Cell

 

With portable electronics sucking all of your battery packs dry wouldn’t it be nice to have something that doesn’t take many hours to charge up? That is where the Kraftwerk Fuel Cell comes in. Fill it up with some off the shelf camping or lighter fuel in about 3 seconds. This isn’t a quick and dirty project, it has been in development for 7 years and it has 27 patent applications.  The Kraftwerk had a lofty goal of $500,000 and has already surpassed that by over $200,000 with 42 days left in the campaign. Surprisingly this device will be ok to take into the cabin of an plane! It will be nice to see this type of device become popular as a battery power portable power source. 

Via: Electronics Lab

“kraftwerk is a fuel cell power generator. Based on our unique and award winning microtubular metallic fuel cell technology, kraftwerk directly transforms gas into electricity. The user fills gas into an integrated tank. Whenever power is needed the gas goes into the fuel cell and is converted directly into electricity. A standard 5V USB plug allows you to connect all your electronic devices supported by the USB standard (smartphones, cameras, flashlights, …).”

 

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