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Sightmark Harnesses Power of the Sun with Newest Red Dot Offering

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – If you’ve ever wanted to combine battery power with the failsafe capabilities of solar power, look no further than the Sightmark Element Mini Solar (SM26041) red dot. The highly-anticipated 1x28mm Element Mini Solar is a compact sight … Continue reading

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Sightmark Unveils Game-Changing Solar Red Dot

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – The best of both worlds, the new Sightmark Volta solar reflex sight combines solar and battery power to provide a true dual power system and uninterrupted operation. Powered by solar cells directly on top of the optic … Continue reading

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The 12 Survivors SolarFlare 5 (TS28000) delivers 5.3 watts of power in an ultra-compact 6.4-in. x 11.2-in. tablet. The SolarFlare 5 harnesses sunlight with its advanced monocrystalline cell material. The 1-Amp USB power source lets you charge a variety of … Continue reading

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This Holiday Season Give Someone A LuminAid Pack Light

Every year moms and dads sit around the table deciding on appropriate gifts for casual friends and co-workers; if that’s you, I’d like to offer a suggestion that your recipients will love. Give a LuminAid pack light. I’ve had some … Continue reading

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Mechanical To Electrical Conversions–Old Concept Rebuilt On New Technology.

  In a net centric battlefield, electronics is as important, if not more so, than soldier protection equipment and the choice of soldier weapon systems. Engagements and battles are won with accurate and timely dissemination of  intelligence, command and control … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Giving Idea For America’s Enterprise

Every year, around this time of the year, I publish a list of 10 items that I consider to be exceptional stocking stuffers for the outdoor minded individuals. They are not all expensive, and my selection revolves around design, function, … Continue reading

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LuminAid Solar Powered Light

I am all for harvesting renewable energy sources whether at the personal level or in commerce. I’m also an MBA and I understand economies of scale, NPVs. etc., and I know full well that harvesting of renewable sources of energy … Continue reading

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Bushnell’s Power Sync Solar Wrap 400 Followup…

I recently published a review of Bushnell’s Power Sync Solar Wrap 400 that you can read here. I mentioned that using an MBITR pouch was a good way to carry the Solar Wrap 400 so I wanted to support that … Continue reading

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Bushell® Outdoors POWERSYNC™ Solar Wrap 400

If you seek an understanding of just how significant your Smartphone, PDA, Note Pad or GPS is, just find yourself in the tulies with a dead battery. Now, with Bushnell® Outdoors, PowerSync™ technology you can spare yourself the agony. Read … Continue reading

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Bushnell Outdoors’ PowerSync–Outstanding Solution For Your Powered Devices.

I’m working diligently on a review of Bushell®’s POWERSYNC™. Over the next two weeks I’ll be taking advantage of  this nasty weather to assess ruggedness and susceptibility to environmental factors like rain. I am thoroughly impressed with its performance thus … Continue reading

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Looking For A Brighter and Wider Look At The World? Catch My Review of Trijicon’s SRS–July 2013

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Streamlight®, Inc., today introduced the Streamlight SolarStream™, a supplemental solar charging panel for emergency responder and fleet vehicles. The Streamlight SolarStream helps to offset battery drain from computer systems and other rechargeable electronics when a vehicle is off, extending battery … Continue reading

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Silver® Cells Set To Power Australian Soldiers

Two years ago, I wrote about what I described as the “electrification” of the soldier / operator. In that article, I spoke about the accelerating need to standardize power sources and distribution systems, so that soldiers can reduce or eliminate the plethora … Continue reading

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