We’ve received some great feedback from our previous contest, when we offered an awesome DNA portrait to one of our readers. Naturally, we’d like to follow with yet another giveaway and hopefully turn this into a frequent feature on ZME Science. It’s the least we can do for all your generous support you’ve shown us along the years, especially recently since we’ve grown, all thanks to you.
This edition’s contest comes with not one, but two prizes, offered by Earth Tech Products, who are also ZME readers.
1st prize – Power Monkey Extreme Solar Charger (iPad supported)
“The Power Monkey Extreme Solar Charger is the ultimate portable solar charger money can buy! The power monkey extreme has all of the durability and portability of the original Power Monkey, except it is even more powerful. This durable solar charger is made tough to withstand whatever adventure you get up to it is even waterproof! Made with the outdoor adventurer in mind and powerful enough to even charge an Ipad (iPad compatible cable included) or tablet computer the power monkey extreme is truly the most versatile solar cellphone charger available today. A multifaceted solar charger that can charge a whole slew of electronic devices like: cameras, gps devices, mini and tablet computers, Apple Ipads, cell phones, smart phones, portable gaming devices, Ipods and more! This eco-friendly portable solar charger utilizes advanced solar technology to charge even in low-light or cloudy conditions insuring you will never be without much needed power, where ever your journeys take you.” (official product description)
2nd prize – Hand Crank Rechargeable LED Work light
“The Hand Crank Rechargeable LED Work light is a highly versatile work light that provides brilliant illumination where ever or when ever you need it. Powered by the built-in hand crank, it never needs batteries and its lights have multiple functions. It has a built-in hanging system with a hook that can be hung virtually any where. That’s not all, it also comes with a magnetic base allowing you to firmly stick it on any metal surface. The ultra bright LEDS never need replacing and have four different settings. Low and high settings allow you to choose just the amount of light you need. It even functions as a flashing emergency warning light, with 3 red LEDS that light up and flash. The light is even rain proof, insuring you can have light in nearly any weather conditions. The light can even be recharged via an AC plug (not included) insuring that your light will be ready for work when ever you are. It makes a very sensible gift for the handyman in your life.” (official product description)
To enter the contest, leave a comment below this post telling us how would you use one or both of these eco-products. The most creative two response will be chosen as the winning entries.
Shipping is free for US citizens. Outside US citizens will have to support shipping taxes.
DEADLINE: July 27, 2012
UPDATE: FIREHIKER (solar charger) and Casey (LED light) were chosen as the winners of the contest. Thank you everyone for your submissions – it’s been really great reading them.