JBL’s new solar-powered headphones promise ‘virtually unlimited’ battery life
JBL is crowdfunding a new pair of headphones that use an array of solar panels on their headband to offer potentially unlimited battery life under the right conditions. The Reflect Eternal headphones are live now on IndieGoGo, and can be preordered for $99 with an expected ship date of October 2020.
The crowd-funding campaign is making some pretty ambitious claims about how much extra charge the headphones’ Exeger Powerfoyle solar charging material can get you. JBL says that wearing the headphones outside for just 2.5 hours a day could be enough to get you “virtually unlimited playtime” between charges, for example. However, in order to achieve this it sounds like you’ll have to wear the headphones on a relatively sunny day. Apparently…