Hitachi Maxell launches LED Lantern that generates electricity by using water and salt
Hitachi Maxell today announced the launch of an LED-based lantern Mizusion that generates electricity by using water and salt. You only need salt and water to power the Mizusion. Just pour salt and water into top of the light and turn it on. The lamp will run for around 80 hours, providing illumination of around 2,000 lux. It can be repeatedly used by replacing magnesium alloy called Power Bar.
The Hitachi Maxell lantern can be stored for about 10 years. It can be used as an emergency lamp at the time of disaster, power failure, etc as well as for leisure and outdoor activities. The Mizusion LED lantern measures 95mm× 215mm× 95mm and weighs 350g only.
The main unit of the LED lantern, MS-T210WH is available in Japan for approximately ¥2,980 (approx US$26.4, excluding tax) and the Power Bar MS-MPB for ¥980 ($9.50) respectively.