Solar Spark Lighter

Written by Zero Verse

radioshackThe Solar Spark Lighter was introduced onto the market by Radioshack in the 1980’s but was primarily marketed towards smokers and used to light cigarettes with a little help from the sun.

The science behind this device is fairly simple. Using a parabolic reflector in this case a mirror, one can redirect the suns energy to a common focal point. This focal point is where you can put a small piece of tinder to start a fire.

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