[DC LoCo] hank crank recharger for new ubuntu tablet

Kevin Cole dc.loco at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 19:10:20 BST 2009

http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Peripherals notes "None of these products
are currently sold by OLPC" and then links to (among others)

http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Product_News#Hand_Powered_Clamp_Charger and

the first of which notes "Testing has shown that the hand crank is not
practical for classroom use. Currently the XO requires more power than
is easily generated by hand movement."

As for other hand-cranked devices, we've got a couple of hand-cranked
flashlights, and hand-pumped flashlights, as well as a crappy
hand-cranked radio.  As I recall, Restoration Hardware
(http://www.restorationhardware.com/rh/index.jsp) in Georgetown was
our source for the radio:

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