Wind-Up Shaver

Wind-Up Shaver

Another week, another hand-cranked gizmo. Last week we had the wind-up remote control and this week it’s time to take a look at the PowerPlus Piranha wind-up shaver.

No more dead batteries when shaving: just wind it up and the internal dynamo generates energy to shave again. It also comes with an AC-charger, so you can charge it from the mains.

Here’s a video demonstration of the PowerPlus Piranha shaver:

Charging Info

  • Shaving time after 1 minute winding: 1 to 2 minutes
  • Trimmer time after 1 minute winding: 1 minute
  • Shaving time fully charged: > 60 minutes
  • Trimmer time fully charged: 45 minutes
  • Charging time full charged: 8 hours

Wind-Up Shaver

The PowerPlus Piranha Wind-Up Shaver is available from Nigel’s Eco Store, a webshop focusing on eco friendly products, for £24.99 (about $46 USD).

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Robert Birming

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Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Robert is a blogger and musician with an eye on innovative gadgets and design geekiness.

13 Responses to “Wind-Up Shaver”

  1. This is a pretty good idea. Especially if you’re a frequent traveler and you either don’t have the right power adapter, or you don’t even have power!

  2. True Wayne, same for campers.

    Thanks for your comment!

  3. A handy little gadget, but even 1 minute is a long time if you’re in a hurry!

    The idea has been around for a long time though http://news.cnet.com/2300-1040_3-6245456-8.html?tag=ne.gall.pg
    :p

  4. Cool Richard, thanks a lot for the link!

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