A new range of see-through Freeplay wind-up radios designed by BayGen Power’s research and development team in Cape Town will be available in Europe in early June. TKO was responsible for the original design. The new units are produced in blue, red, green or clear jelly moulds and include a solar panel. BayGen Power Europe managing director Vivian Blick says there is a demand for colours in the European market, but there are no plans to market the radios in Africa where functionality and ‘ruggedness’ are more important than looks.
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