Once again we bring you a green gadget, the Wind Up Walkie Talkies. Available from Thumbs Up UK the walkie talkie kit includes two two-way radios that are powered by kinetic energy when wound up. Approximately 1 minute of winding will provide enough energy to power the walkie talkies for up to two minutes, and the power can be stored for up to ten minutes. The rechargeable battery unit can also be charged via a mains adapter or USB to provide longer usage.
Specification/Features of the 2 Way Radios
- Transmitting Power: 0.5W
- Talk range: up to 3km (depending on surroundings)
- Audio output 200mW
- Talk channel: 8 channels
- Low battery alert
- Input power: DC 6V
- Rechargeable battery life (Lithium,400mAH):
- With full power: 1.5hr talk-time, 8hr standby.
The Wind Up Two Way Radio Walkie Talkies are available to purchase online for £59.99/approximately $120.