A neat new accessory from Satechi has hit the market: a USB-powered LED lamp. As the name implies, this lamp plugs into any USB 2.0 or 3.0 port for power. That means, as shown in the above video, that your MacBook could power up the lamp that lights up your desk. The lamp is also versatile in that the LED lights can plug into any base (such as a real lamp base or even a bottle). The system does not come with a standard base. The lamp has a life of 50,000 hours and consumes 1.2W of power. Users can turn the light on and off by simply touching the device. The LED lamp is available at Amazon for $24.99. (via Engadget)
Satechi USB LED Bottle Lamp Converts Any Empty Bottle Into an Environmentally-Friendly Desk Lamp
SAN DIEGO – May 9, 2013 – The Satechi USB LED Bottle Lamp, available now, allows users to recycle their empty bottles and convert them into a unique desk lamp, adding a personalized touch to any room. The user-friendly lamp is placed into the opening of any bottle and plugged into any USB port to instantly transform a once obsolete product into a one-of-a-kind, functional decorative piece to fit the user’s mood, new furniture or showcase a bottle saved from a special occasion. http://www.youtube.com/bottlelamp
Featuring a frosted white shade, the USB LED Bottle Lamp produces a soft glow, creating a comfortable environment. Turning the lamp on and off simply requires touching the silver disc at the top of the lamp. Since the lamp is lightweight and remains cool to the touch, it can be easily moved to provide light where you need it most. The environmentally friendly USB LED Bottle Lamp contains no mercury and has a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours. The lamp consumes a mere 1.2 watts, considerably less power than incandescent and fluorescent lamps.
The Satechi USB LED Bottle Lamp is available for an introductory price of $24.99 at Satechi.net and Amazon.com.
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About Satechi: Established in 2005, Satechi is fully committed to offering unique accessories that people can integrate with their electronics in their homes, cars, and on the go. Satechi offers a broad selection of accessories from FM transmitters, battery chargers and speaker systems to car mounts, stands and keyboards. For more information, please visit www.Satechi.net.