Eton

Updated

Eton debuted four new solar and hand turbine powered accessories at CES, including two new solar-powered speaker systems and two naturally-powered charging accessories.

Eton


The RukusXL ($199) is a solar-powered, eight-driver Bluetooth speaker that provides a built-in lithium battery that can play music for up to 8 hours when out of sunlight, and recharges from direct sunlight in approximately 5 hours. A USB port allows a user to also charge a phone directly from the system.

Eton
The Rugged Rukus ($99) is a ruggedized portable Bluetooth speaker powered by either solar or an internal battery. Loops are provided for strapping onto a backpack and the speaker is also IPX4 splashproof.

Eton
BoostTurbine2000 ($60) is a rechargeable 2000 mAH USB battery pack with a hand turbine generator power generator, useful for emergencies. A micro-USB port is also provided for recharging the battery pack in a more traditional manner.

Eton
BoostSolar ($99) is a rugged rubberized backup battery pack, designed to be IPX4 splashproof, with a 4000mAh battery that can be recharged with solar power in 10 hours or over micro-USB in less time. Replaceable battery packs are sold as accessories.

Photo of author

Jesse Hollington

Jesse Hollington was a Senior Editor at iLounge. He's written about Apple technology for nearly a decade and had been covering the industry since the early days of iLounge. In his role at iLounge, he provided daily news coverage, wrote and edited features and reviews, and was responsible for the overall quality of the site's content.