Adidas presented solar powered headphones

Recycled plastic and nylon, washable ear cushions and a Powerfoyle solar cell in the Adidas RPT-02 SOL.

From August 23, you can buy new on-ear headphones in Adidas’ range. The sporting goods company has been dealing with audio products for some time, its Swedish Zound Industriesnak with the participation of Marshall and Urbanears. It’s no different now, either RPT-02 SOL its sound technology is supplied by Zound, it is 45 mm drivers (105 ± 3 dB @1 kHz with 179 mV 10 mm sensitivity, frequency response between 20 Hz and 20 kHz, 32 Ohm impedance), which receive sound via Bluetooth 5.2 via AAC or on SBC.

The RPT-02 SOL is said to be very comfortable and well ventilated, making it an ideal training companion.
The RPT-02 SOL is said to be very comfortable and well ventilated, making it an ideal training companion. (source: Adidas) [+]

The headphones are adidas Headphones it can be controlled via an application, there is no active noise cancellation, but there is a built-in microphone for receiving calls and buttons – two in number – for control, one of the latter performs tasks that can be programmed via the application.

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The headphones weigh 256 grams and withstand moisture according to the IPX4 standard. If someone wants to remove the sweat from the headphones after a tough workout, it will be easy for them, because the ear cushions and headband, which are covered with cotton and nylon materials, can be easily removed and washed in the washing machine. In terms of colors, the customer does not have many choices, the RPT-02 SOL comes with a dark gray, almost black exterior, removing the aforementioned parts reveals yellow plastic.

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The most interesting feature of the device lies in the headband, with the help of which the manufacturer promises an essentially infinite operating time. Just like the Urbanista Los Angeles we tested, the Adidas RPT-02 SOL also received the Powerfoyle solar coating developed and manufactured by the Swedish Exeger on the outside of the headband, which charges the device with ambient light, even diffused light. If the RPT-02 SOL were to be used in the dark, then according to the manufacturer, the maximum that can be achieved with one charge is 80 hours, and it can be charged in 2 hours via the USB-C connector located under the headphones.

Possible ways of charging: Powerfoyle solar cell in the strap or USB-C connector at the bottom.Possible ways of charging: Powerfoyle solar cell in the strap or USB-C connector at the bottom.Possible ways of charging: Powerfoyle solar cell in the strap or USB-C connector at the bottom. Possible ways of charging: Powerfoyle solar cell in the strap or USB-C connector at the bottom. (source: Adidas) [+]

Adidas will also sell the product in Europe, the recommended retail price is 229 euros, and it is currently available for pre-order in Austria. The first shipments will go to pre-orderers on August 23, in Hungary it will probably be available at Alza and Audiocentrum.


Source: Hírek és cikkek – Mobilarena by mobilarena.hu.

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