Gallery: Energy-Generating USB Camping Pot Charges Gadgets as You Cook!


If you’re deep in the wilderness on a rough, multi-day hike through sun-drenched rocky terrain and pristine alpine forests, your main priority is probably on keeping all your USB devices good and charged, right? Even if you’re miles from a cell tower, your movies and games still work! Fortunately TES NewEnergy has developed the Hatsuden-Nabe – a 6.3” camping pot with a USB port attached. Because water boils at 212°F but the flames in a normal fire can reach 900°F, the extra waste heat can be converted to power for your hungry electronics.

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  1. daisygirl June 29, 2011 at 1:21 pm

    Is the Energy Generating UBS Camping Pot available now for sale?

  2. ktnavarette June 21, 2011 at 10:21 pm

    Yeah, it might take 3-5 hours for a full charge, but if you use the pot only twice daily, that’s at least 1 hour of charge time. Also, if phone use is conserved (since you’re not going to get much in the way of reception in the boondocks, but it’s good to have for emergencies and GPS capabilities), that’s plenty of time.

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