Solar powered cameras will be our future soon

Solar powered cameraMany of us enjoy taking photos or making videos, however it usually hard to predict when the camera battery will run out of charge, therefore it is time to shift to solar powered camera which will be the most committed and effectively-working device, no matter for how long you may need it.

This is a new green trend that has already applied in such devices as solar powered camping lantern, solar powered toy cars, solar powered cell phones and others.

Principle of work

Such a camera will have a charge panel installed in order to absorb sun-light and convert it into the power to ensure the work of the device. Such a solar panel would usually be embedded directly on the gadget to ensure the best position. The solar panel is usually small in order to provide the portability of the device itself. From the mere outlook the difference is not seen. But at the end of the day you will still have your camera working perfectly without worrying for any additional batteries or for losing the opportunity to take a shot.

Of course shooting outdoors in full sunlight which falls directly onto the solar panel will use a lot less battery power than if you will be shooting indoors or in low-light locations and places. Though, it shall not make you suspicious, it is still the best option if you want your camera to stay on during a long concert or simple sightseeing.


Brooklyn Deals retailer offers its product “Solar Power Digital HD Video Camera Camcorder with Dual Charge Panels”, it is a good camera with 12 Mega Pixels and 3 Inches Large Screen. This camera works on 4 AAA batteries which are recharged with the double solar panel.

However the other very useful and interesting product, based on this idea was launched into the market. Solar powered security camera helps simple households and big enterprises. It can transmit wireless video for long distances, even up to ~20 miles, working only from the power of the sun. No additional electricity is needed, the portable solar cells will absorb the light and convert it into energy, storing it for further uses during the night. The Sun Surveillance company,  USA, offers such a product - SolsticeCam Mobotix Fixed IP Network Camera (SS-MFIC-900MHZ-P). It was developed recently and was named as the latest in the line of wireless solar powered camera systems. It has less power consumption in comparison to competitors.  It is also provided with additional services such as free recording software and other.

The Digilant® company also took a step further. Solar powered cameras are now used not only in household, but also as a security system for some shops. Though there is also the Digilant Patrol-Cam™. It is a revolutionary new digital controlling camera which had its purpose to serve to patrolling security and law enforcement officers. As planned by the manufacturers the camera has a possibility to unobtrusively record the whole day’s activities from the wearer perspective. It may also provide valuable historical video intelligence, previous recordings and other, which can be easily retrieved at any needed time.

Therefore a solar camera is a great solution for everyone. It is the best in providing people with valuable memories and letting the owner forget about the problems with the battery.

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