Renewable Energy Log
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Renewable Energy Laptop:
For camping I decided I needed a small, low power consumption laptop. Because my beefy modern laptop draws up to 90w when working, I decided to use an old laptop I was given for free. I converted it to 12v and it seems to run great. It draws between 10 and 30w depending on what it is doing.
So what are the specs I hear you ask? Well not much. Take a look at them:
Processor: 166MHz Intel Pentium
I intend to use the laptop for keeping the camping and RE journal while I am away. Its really only good enough to do that anyway.
A few problems Ive found with it:
Here are some pictures: