HY http://www.stuff.tv/hy/all en-GB HY Mini Wind Turbine http://www.stuff.tv/hy-mini-wind-turbine/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This mini wind turbine lets you charge your gadgets for free. Does it have gale force charm or muster a disappointing breeze? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="700" height="829" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/HYminiwindturbine_0.jpg?1364299830" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The wind is, on most occasions, a minor annoyance that whisks newspapers from your clutches and generally gives trees a hard time. But when combined with a turbine, it unintentionally becomes a handy source of free energy for your gadgets.</p> </p> <p> Of course, a giant windmill is a little excessive for charging your camera, so HY Mini has come up with a mini wind farm that can store electricity on its internal lithium ion battery. Or if you’re stuck indoors, the Mini’s hybrid design means you can just charge it up from the mains and take your electricity with you.</p> </p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £40.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Less reliable but more fun than a solar charger, the HY Mini exploits the gadget charging potential of the wind well</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/hy-mini-wind-turbine </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hy-mini-wind-turbine/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/hy-mini-wind-turbine/review#comments Geek accessories HY Mini Wind Turbine Wed, 03 Sep 2008 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 10808 at http://www.stuff.tv