The Losers' Project


Urgent Solar Powered Charging Fighter (USPCF)

 


  

Brief Summary

          Promoting global warming awareness while at the same time allows people to solar charge their gadgets on the benches in front of the Tech center.


Problem

 

Solution

 


Concepts

 

 

 

 

 


Modules


Update History

     7/20/09

     7/21/09

     7/23/09

     7/24/09

     8/04/09

     8/11/09

     8/12/09

     8/13/09

     8/14/09


Photos

 

 

 

 


Design

Sun with attaching solar panels on the front with optinal windmill.

 


Materials for Solar Powered Parts

wires

 volt regulator

 

capacitor

 

4 solar panels

 

female USB port

tape measure

overhead projector

 

 


Info on USB rechargeable gadgets 

Ipod Nano 1st Gen

5V     450mAh     .45A

(image here)

Notes: It charges but it is not stable.

 

Ipod Touch 2nd Gen

5V     750mAh     .75A

 

 

Ipod Shuffle 2nd gen

3.7V   100mAh     .1A

 

 

 

Sony Ericcson S500i

3.6V   930mAh     .93A

 

 

Motorola RIZR Z3

3.7V   700mAh     .7A

 

OUTCOMES!!!

IT CHARGES!!!!!!!!!

Working

Not Working

  • Ipod Touch
  • Iphone
  • Sprint HTC touch
  • Blackeberry Pro
  • Ipod shuffle

 

 


Goals


Problems Encountered


Needed Materials


References

 

USPCF 2.0