Solar Moko Idea

Brad Midgley bmidgley at
Thu Feb 19 17:11:24 CET 2009


I suspect a cell this small will only begin to be practical if 40%
efficient cells ever appear.

The cell would need to be isolated from the rest of the phone to keep
the battery cool. If the battery gets warmed up from proximity with
the cell, it will be too hot to be safely charged.


On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 7:55 AM, Paul <paultsai at> wrote:
> Has anyone given any thought about embedding a solar panel into the back
> cover of the OpenMoko devices?
> I'm certain other modifications are necessary.
> This is an area I am interested in helping out with.  Anyone have expertise
> in this area to see if this is even doable?
> Thanks.
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