Landport’s active speakers cheer you up with solar energy

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Eco Factor: Active speakers for portable music players run on solar energy.

Landport Japan have unveiled new active speakers that harvest solar energy from onboard solar panels to cheer you up using nothing more than clean energy from the sun. These Solar Speakers are equipped with onboard solar panels that recharge a lithium-ion battery.

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Weighing in at 290g, the speakers can also be connected to a USB terminal to recharge during overcast days. The device carries to built-in speakers each of which is rated at 2W. With a fully charged battery the speakers provide you with 5-8 hours of continuous playback. The Solar Sound will be available in Japan in March for about $59.

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Via: Akihabara News