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Beach Buddy, a 3-in-1 solar phone charger, boombox, and sunburn timer calculator

Posted on Thursday, August 7th, 2014 in DIY, hacks by DP

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An all-in-one, water and sand resistant, solar charger, audio speaker system, and sunburn timer calculator by starwisher.  Check out the project’s instructables page here:

This Instructable harnesses the power of Arduino, a UV sensor, and simple mathematics to make one nifty gadget sure to boost your outdoor summer fun – and minimize your indoor summer recovery!

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