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Samsung's new fuel cell capable of powering a laptop for a month

Message #1 - Posted 2007/03/01 - rishil

Korea's Samsung Electronics has developed a docking station equipped with a fuel cell capable of powering a laptop for a month. The dock uses a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell with a maximum output of 20 watts. Direct Methanol Fuel Cells(DMFCs) are best suited to producing small amounts of power over a long periods at low temperatures, making them well suited to mobile devices.....

http://technowiki.blogspot.com/2007/03/samsungs-new-fuel-cell-capable-of.html

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Message #2 - Posted 2007/03/01 - Steve Hix

Previously, rishil wrote:

Korea's Samsung Electronics has developed a docking station equipped with a fuel cell capable of powering a laptop for a month. The dock uses a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell with a maximum output of 20 watts. Direct Methanol Fuel Cells(DMFCs) are best suited to producing small amounts of power over a long periods at low temperatures, making them well suited to mobile devices.....

http://technowiki.blogspot.com/2007/03/samsungs-new-fuel-cell-capable-of.html

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So you'd need two to four of them to comfortably power a typical laptop in hard use.

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