Kitty Yeung
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Solar-Powered Tech Fashion - SolarCycle & Microsoft Garage

This outfit has a solar panel on the shoulder which can charge a 5V device, like a phone, a speaker, a portable charger, etc. through USB.

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Solar-Powered Tech Fashion - SolarCycle & Microsoft Garage

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Solarcycle solar pad
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Software apps and online services

Microsoft The Garage
Fusion 360
Autodesk Fusion 360

Hand tools and fabrication machines

3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
sewing machine (generic)
Dremel

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Custom parts and enclosures

3D printed solar panel support

This is a design of a Victorian-styled shoulder part. With two of them, one can connect the solar panel on the garment and elevate the solar panel towards the sun.

3D printed solar panel support mirrored

This is the mirror image of the previous one.

Schematics

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Hand sketch and direct modeling on Fusion 360
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Credits

Kitty Yeung

Kitty Yeung

4 projects • 57 followers
Physicist/Artist/Musician/Fashion Designer/Engineer www.kittyyeung.com
Thanks to Isaac Porras, Anika, and Kenny.

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