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[[File:Earthbound_EB-42T.jpg|thumb|[[Earthbound Cooker]]]]
 
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===Some current projects are:===
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===Current projects===
* Continue to build and test EB Cooker Prototypes including a multisided version of our double cone EB Cooker
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* Perfecting and using our [[Media:Recipical_Photo_Test,_William_Bradley,_4-16-14.pdf| Reciprocal Photo Test for Measuring Solar Cooker Performance]]
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* Continue to build and test EB Cooker Prototypes including our Hypar cooker
 
* Evaluate the performance of cookers using our data aquisition system
 
* Evaluate the performance of cookers using our data aquisition system
 
* Use ray tracing to evaluate the performance of panel cookers
 
* Use ray tracing to evaluate the performance of panel cookers
   
===Other Solar Cooking Interests:===
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===Other Solar Cooking Interests===
* Continue our search for better reflective materials
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* [[Tracking]] systems for solar cookers
 
* Review the performance of funnel cookers
 
* Review the performance of funnel cookers
 
* Increase the power flow into box cookers by optimizng the size and orientation of reflectors.
 
* Increase the power flow into box cookers by optimizng the size and orientation of reflectors.
   
 
==News and recent developments==
 
==News and recent developments==
[[File:EB_Hybrid_Parabolic_Cooker,_2-5-13.jpg|thumb|300px|The EB Hybrid Parabolic Cooker being winter tested in {{state|Massachusetts}}, [[USA]].]]
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[[File:Earthbound_Tech_cooker_test,_5-3-14.jpg|thumb|300px|Reciprocal light testing,'' (Earthbound Technology photo)'']]
*'''February 2013:''' The [[EB Hybrid Parabolic Cooker]] is currently being tested. It is our newest cooker. It is primarily a multi-sided [[parabolic solar cooker]] with the outermost section replaced with a conic section. Testing midwinter in Massachusetts shows that it can produce more than enough heat for cooking.
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*'''April 2014: A photo is used to evaluate solar cooker output''' [[William Bradley]], founder of [[Earthbound Technology]], has been working on developing a new approach for analyzing the potential performance output for [[solar panel cooker]] and [[parabolic solar cooker]]s. It involves photographing the cookpot as the light source in controlled light conditions, and measuring the reflected light. Read a summary at: [[Media:Recipical_Photo_Test,_William_Bradley,_4-16-14.pdf| Reciprocal Photo Test for Measuring Solar Cooker Performance]], and more detail is linked to here: [http://www.earthboundtech.com/cookerperformanceeval.htm Solar Cooker Performance Evaluation by Reciprocity with Photographic Analysis]
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[[File:EB_Hybrid_Parabolic_Cooker,_2-5-13.jpg|thumb|300px|The [[Hypar Solar Cooker]] being winter tested in {{state|Massachusetts}}, [[USA]].]]
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*'''February 2013:''' The [[Hypar Solar Cooker]] is currently being tested. It is our newest cooker. It is primarily a multi-sided [[parabolic solar cooker]] with the outermost section replaced with a conic section. Testing midwinter in Massachusetts shows that it can produce more than enough heat for cooking.
   
 
*'''July 26, 2008:''' We cooked a complete meal for 15 people completely in the sun and did a presentation on solar cooking after the meal. It was a complete meal including appetizers, main course and dessert. This attracted enough attention to have the local TV station send a photographer and we had our moment on fame on the local news.
 
*'''July 26, 2008:''' We cooked a complete meal for 15 people completely in the sun and did a presentation on solar cooking after the meal. It was a complete meal including appetizers, main course and dessert. This attracted enough attention to have the local TV station send a photographer and we had our moment on fame on the local news.
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==Audio and video==
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*'''July 2014:'''
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:[[File:Bradley Reciprocal Optical Test for Measuring Solar Cooker Performance|thumb|none|380px]]
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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*[[EB Suncooker]]
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*[[Hypar Solar Cooker]]
 
*[[EarthBound Cooker]]
 
*[[EarthBound Cooker]]
 
*[[William Bradley]]
 
*[[William Bradley]]
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*[[Testing]]
   
 
==External links==
 
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==Contact==
 
==Contact==
 
{{See|William Bradley}}
 
{{See|William Bradley}}
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[[Category:Massachusetts]]
 
[[Category:USA]]
 
[[Category:USA]]
 
[[Category:Solar Cookers International Network members]]
 
[[Category:Solar Cookers International Network members]]
[[Category:NGOs]]
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[[Category:Verified active 2016]]

Latest revision as of 17:52, January 15, 2016

Last updated: January 13, 2016      
Earthbound EB-42T

Earthbound Cooker

Current projectsEdit

Other Solar Cooking InterestsEdit

  • Tracking systems for solar cookers
  • Review the performance of funnel cookers
  • Increase the power flow into box cookers by optimizng the size and orientation of reflectors.

News and recent developmentsEdit

Earthbound Tech cooker test, 5-3-14

Reciprocal light testing, (Earthbound Technology photo)

EB Hybrid Parabolic Cooker, 2-5-13

The Hypar Solar Cooker being winter tested in Massachusetts, USA.

  • February 2013: The Hypar Solar Cooker is currently being tested. It is our newest cooker. It is primarily a multi-sided parabolic solar cooker with the outermost section replaced with a conic section. Testing midwinter in Massachusetts shows that it can produce more than enough heat for cooking.
  • July 26, 2008: We cooked a complete meal for 15 people completely in the sun and did a presentation on solar cooking after the meal. It was a complete meal including appetizers, main course and dessert. This attracted enough attention to have the local TV station send a photographer and we had our moment on fame on the local news.

Audio and videoEdit

  • July 2014:
Bradley Reciprocal Optical Test for Measuring Solar Cooker Performance10:48

Bradley Reciprocal Optical Test for Measuring Solar Cooker Performance

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ContactEdit

See William Bradley.

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