With the storm season all set you should at first look at the destruction it can bring in. So if you are all set to build your hurricane kit for the storm season then you need to at the very first check out the checklist provided by the National Hurricane Center. Once you check the checklist and cover all the basic necessities you would be interested in knowing about the various gadgets that will help you in staying connected with the others & the outside world.
In a stormy season with no power supply you will obviously need some way or the other to keep your laptops , tablets, smartphones, radios, heaters, fans and other electronic devices charged up. Here is a list of eco friendly gadgets which we have gathered that will help you stay connected with the outside world by keeping your devices charged up and well lit in emergency situations:
Voltaic Solar Charger Kits
These are amazing eco friendly gadgets that will help you acquire just the sufficient amount of solar power for all your requirements. The low priced 2 watt panel comes with a price tag of twenty five dollars and is more than enough for charging your Smartphone whereas the highest 16.8 watts solar charger kit comes with a price tag of one hundred sixty dollars and will be useful in keeping your larger gadgets such as laptops and tablets charged up. Apart from this voltaic system as well provides wide range of battery storage options and other hardware choices based on what is that you want to power.
LuminAID Inflatable Solar Powered Light
This is an inventive and creative light that is made up of an inflatable, waterproof bag that has a solar cell and a LED Bulb outside it. You can easily fold it up until it is required and after that inflate it into a bright light. You can hang this light or place it under the direct sunlight for the whole day for charging it up and then bring it inside in the night so that you can use the light. The best thing about this LED light is that it is waterproof and thus one need not worry in case they leave it outside in rainstorm.
Goal Zero Yeti Solar Power Generator
If you want something more than powering your gadgets and more of a complete back-up generator then Goal Zero is just an ideal choice of such gadget which is available in 3 sizes which will pump out clean power. The price range of the Goal Zero Power Generators varies from 359 dollars to near about 1800 dollar for the highest watt solar power generator.
WakaWaka Solar Powered Light and Charger
This is an enhanced solar technology gadget which will charge quickly and refill the batteries of your USB enable mobile or any Smartphone within 2 hours. If you place it for 8 hours in the sun you can as well get near about forty or more hours of bright LED light from the other part of the device. This is apt for the Hurricane Emergency Kit as it is light weight and weighs only seven ounces with a size of 4.8X4X0.8 inches so it is easy for you to carry. This device has a price tag of 79 dollars.
K-TOR Hand Crank Power Generator
If you are looking for a simple charging device in your emergency kit then K-TOR Hand Crank Power Generator is for you as it will help you charge simple gadgets such as Radios, Mobile phones, flashlights and more. You can turn it either clockwise or anti clockwise so that it can be used counter clockwise or in clockwise direction accordingly for left hand and right had users. This device is available on Amazon with a price tag of 59.95 dollars and is capable of delivering 10 watts of power at 120 volts.