Harness the Wind to Power your Gear

by Rob on March 19, 2008


Need to charge your iphone, PDA, digital camera, or MP3 player? If it’s windy where you are, HYmini has a solution. It’s a micro wind power generator. And you don’t need hurricane force winds to generate power.

According to HYmini, winds of just 9 mph are sufficient to start power generation. It comes with a built-in rechargeable battery to store the wind-generated power, and a USB port to connect to your gear. This little guy also can harness solar energy with its miniSOLAR panels (sold separately), and you can plug it in for a recharge if you must. Here’s the company’s description of this cool, energy saving gadgets:

HYmini is a handheld, universal charger/adapter device that harnesses renewable wind power / solar power and conventional wall plug power to recharge almost all your 5V digital gadgets. HYmini is a hybrid mini green power station that fits in the palm of your hand.

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