The Power HotSpot Provides Power Where Ever You Are
So sometimes, you’re out in the middle of nowhere, your car is dead and so is your cell phone. At times like that you start to wish you were carrying a little lightning in your pocket. But the next best thing just might be the Power HotSpot from Solis.
The Power HotSpot is, basically, what it says it is, like a WiFi hotspot, only for power. It’s a portable solar panel attached to a base unit that comprises a twelve volt power supply. Anything with a car cigarette lighter–from a cell phone charger to a portable car fridge–can draw power from the unit.
Anyone calling this a portable unit is clearly stretching the definition of the term “portable”–it’s portable in the same way a car’s spare tire is. That is, it fits in your trunk and can actually be carried for a while, but I wouldn’t try a mile walk with one.
Anything that generates solar power is pricey, of course, but this one isn’t too bad at $375.