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An emergency way to recharge your batteries!

Advantages: Power on the go!
Disadvantages: Non could be a life saver in an emergency,

Powermonkey. I was fortunate enough to receive one of these items as a Birthday gift from a friend in the USA knowing how keen I was on travelling and may be caught short whilst out and about with low batteries. Despite the fact that I wa ...

garymarsh86 20.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Power Monkey eXplorer Water Resistant Portable Power

Ok Power, good connectors, excellent customer service

Advantages: small, great number of connectors, very robust, power level meter, good solar panel
Disadvantages: probably a single AA battery within, no other disadvantages.

I originally purchased a "Mk1" Power Monkey some years back. With the plethora of gadgets that I now carry around, I was finding it harder and harder to keep them charged. I needed something that had its own battery but that could be charged from the main ...

nomadcelt 07.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Power Monkey eXplorer Water Resistant Portable Power

Recharge on the go! - Powertraveller Powermonkey-eXplorer

Advantages: Easy to operate and gives a full charge of any device.
Disadvantages: Solar recharging is rare as direct sun needed for about 30 hours.

This is a product I have owned for about 3 years and whilst I have found it very useful for charging my phone and my ipod in that time this is a mixed review because I have also experienced that we don't really have the amount of sunshine required in this ...

tomlampard 19.09.2010 · Read full review
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A Ray of Sunlight in a Jar!

Advantages: Cheap eco night light
Disadvantages: May not work in bad weather

When we lived in our previous flat, it was in the centre of town so during night it wasn’t dark in the room because of streets lights. Now when we moved into a house, there is no street lightening around. So at night it’s so dark inside – I don’t feel ver ...

liolia79 04.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Suck UK Sun Jar

Our Sun Jar- A Golden Gadget!

Advantages: Free lighting and a lovely glow.
Disadvantages: Recharging difficult in cloudy weather and indoors not as successful as outdoors.

Recently when my husband turned 50 he received a present from my daughter called a Sun Jar. My youngest daughter is a great eco warrior and always chooses gifts with a saving the planet theme in mind. These can be purchased from Amazon at around the £15 ...

Violet1278 04.12.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Suck UK Sun Jar