New headphones from Adidas convert forms of light into battery life. That being said, this will be an on-ear headphone that uses light source to charge itself. Incredible right?
New Headphones from Adidas Convert Forms of Light into Battery Life
Adidas has now launched a new set of wireless headphones that promise to keep running even when your workout sops. This is because their new RPT-02 SOL on-ears boasting self-charging tech.
The headphones smartly make use of an Exeger Powerfoyle solar panel that is built into the headband, this very solar panel ten absorbs any form of light whether it is natural or artificial. This, therefore, means that you can even charge up the battery both outdoors and indoors without you needing to plug the headphone into a wall socket.
And enhancing the sustainability credentials furthermore, the new Adidas cans are manufactured using recycled plastics and polyester. Also, they are ready for most outdoor conditions all thanks to their IPX4-rated splash resistance.
You Can Get Up To 80 Hours of Playtime from the Built-In Batteries
You can get up to 80 hours of playtime from the headset’s built-in battery systems. And if in the event that you are living in a cave and therefore can’t charge the headphones by any of the natural means, the RPT-02 SOL can be charged through a USB Type-C cable. And while the RPT-02 SOLs support a rugged and ready-for-action type of design, this is not actually the first time that we have seen a set of cans make use of this type of renewable energy tech.
Exeger had previously provided the same type of powerfoyle light source panels to fellow Swedish brand Urbanista for their own solar-powered Urbanista Los Angeles headphones last year. And unlike the latest effort from Adidas, it features a noise cancellation feature.
And ever since then Urbanista has gone on to unveil a pair of true wireless earbuds that makes use of a solar-powered charging case that also features a similar panel. And while Adidas has not yet revealed just how much of light is required to power their new headphones, an hour of direct sunlight to the Urbanista Los Angeles was just about enough to keep them running for three hours of playing.
Price and Release Date Of the Adidas RPT-02 SOL
The Adidas RPT-02 SOL is currently priced at $240 and they are also set to go on sale on the 23 of August.