Solar calculators utilize liquid crystal displays as they are power efficient and capable of operating in the low voltage range of 1.5 - 2 V. Features on other models includes a light pipe used to converge light onto the solar cells to power the calculator.
- Solar-powered calculators would be advantageous over conventional battery operated electronic calculator as the battery replacement need not be considered.
- Solar calculators may not work well in indoor conditions under ambient lighting as sufficient lighting is not available.
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- Solar notebook
- Solar powered fountain
- Solar powered radio
- Solar powered flashlight
- Solar fan
- Solar street light