Epiphany onE Puck Charger Uses Hot Coffee to Juice Up Your Devices

Monday, February 11th 2013. | Mobile Phones

How are you going to recharge your iPhone when your neighborhood is suffering from electricity shortage? Solar-powered charger is totally fine except when the day is getting all cloudy suddenly. When this happens you will want to have this Epiphany onE Puck. This charger makes use of nothing but a cup of hot coffee to generate electricity to juice up your devices.

Epiphany One Puck Juices Up Your Smartphone

Created by Epiphany Labs, Epiphany onE Puck woks on the same principle of how Stirling engine runs. This machine is nothing new, actually, as it was first invented in 1816. The idea was to make an engine capable of generating electricity from heat disparities alone to compete with the steam engine courtesy of James Watt. Unfortunate for it, it eventually went into oblivion.

Epiphany onE Puck by Epiphany Labs

Even though the concept is the same, there are major differences that separate Epiphany onE Puck with Stirling engine. First and foremost, it’s extremely more compact. It fits easily on any adults’ palm hand. Next, it’s used to charge smartphones, not a bloody humongous locomotive. Epiphany Labs has made recourse to Kickstarter to mass produce their invention and you can watch their video below!

By the way, Epiphany onE Puck does not only work with hot coffee. It works with anything that can create significant heat disparities on its surface. That said, any hot beverages, even cold beverages can be used. Specific for the latter, however, the developer state that it will not charge your handset the same as fast as when you’re using hot coffee. The early bird special price of $100 has been exhausted so if you want it, you need to shell out $115.

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