Smallest laptop charger so far ‘comes in November for $ 119




The company FINsix a Kickstarter campaign started for the early sale of the Dart; according to the company ‘the smallest and lightest laptop adapter until now. “ Who supports the project, can get the charger in the summer for $ 79. The final price will be $ 119.

A model of the Dart from the first edition of 1000 is only available for $ 79 and is available in summer. For $ 10 more, there is already a version book that appears in November, but the final retail price is 119 dollars, converted 86 euro. FINsix delivers only in the U.S.. Who wants the Dart and do not live in the U.S., have to wait until March 2015 and use Dart Plus adapter. That bundle will cost over $ 130.

Also MacBook owners pay more. In December, the Dart appears for $ 148 for MacBook for early buyers. After the initial run of 500 pieces is a model of a production run of 1500 to get for $ 168. FINsix explains the additional cost of the fact that the company has a brand new MacBook adapter must purchase. His own variant

The Dart is four times smaller, and six times as light as a typical laptop power supply, according to the maker. The power supply is based on a technique that has been developed at the MIT and which uses VHF , between 30MHz and 300MHz, for the drive. The higher the frequency, the smaller the adapter can be, but so far the efficiency of small transducers that operate with high frequencies was still low. Researchers from MIT and FINsix have this problem overcome by the energy normally lost to use in the adapter. Again The power is up to 65W.


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