i-Blue 757 Solar GPS Receiver

Rue Liu - Dec 28, 2006

One of the latest gadgets to take a look at for the outdoorsy-but-direction-challenged is the Transystem i-Blue 757 solar-powered Bluetooth 16-channel Nemerix GPS receiver. The device features a unique clamshell design with the lower portion housing the solar cell, the battery, and the circuitry, while the upper portion houses the GPS antenna.

The embedded rechargeable 1000mAh Li-Ion battery provides up to 30 hours of run time, while additional solar charging can provide up to 100 hours. The permanent standby feature is also good for saving power while allowing for quick power on.

You might remember that this is one of the models featured in Pocket GPS World’s group test on sun-loving navigators.

i-Blue 757 solar bluetooth gps receiver
[Via: NaviGadget]

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