Back-up Battery with a Hand Turbine Power Generator

BoostTurbine2000 from Etón is a durable back-up battery with a hand turbine power generator. It enables you to charge your mobile device even when the power is out. In one minute the hand turbine power generator can produce enough power for a 30-second call or a few critical texts. When fully charged, BoostTurbine2000 fully charges most smartphones. Smart.

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4 Comments leave a comment below

  1. Is it April 1 today?

  2. Nic, not at all. Did you at all follow what happened on the east coast after the hurricane?

  3. Here in suburban Tokyo last March one of these would have made my life a lot easier, and under worse circumstances could have help save it.

    Power down, no transport, shops empty, phone lines down, radioactive plume, constant earthquakes. The only thing that worked was the cellular network.

    Don’t mock until your world turns upside down, and you have to fend for yourself.

  4. I’m thinking of that terrible story of the Kim family, would have been incredibly helpful for them.