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The SunFocus oven is designed to sit on a flat surface, it's back reflector adjustable to angle the sun's energy into the  cooking chamber and the two side reflectors are stationary at a 50 deg. angle. It relies on the electrical back-up on cloudy days or when the sun is low in the sky, or for winter cooking in higher northern latitudes. 
 
The SunFocus oven is designed to sit on a flat surface, it's back reflector adjustable to angle the sun's energy into the  cooking chamber and the two side reflectors are stationary at a 50 deg. angle. It relies on the electrical back-up on cloudy days or when the sun is low in the sky, or for winter cooking in higher northern latitudes. 
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==Recent news and developments==
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[[File:SunFocus_hybrid_cooker_2,_1-29-14.jpg|thumb|200px|The [[SunFocus Solar Oven]]]]
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*'''January 2014: Hybrid solar cooker includes electrical back-up option''' - Since 2010, David Chalker, founder of the [[Sun BD Corporation]], has been working on a version of a [[solar box cooker]] that includes an electrical heating element, rated at 465 watts / 120v. The [[SunFocus]] has a built-in thermostat which will turn off the electrical heating element once the cooker has reached 150°C (300°F). The cookers are made in Waterloo, {{state|New York}}, [[USA]]. He has initiated a fund raising effort at [https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/45071413/next-generation-solar-oven?ref=live Kickstarter] to help with production.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 19:47, January 30, 2014


Sun Focus Solar Oven, 8-12-13

The SunFocus Solar Oven

The SunFocus Solar Electric Oven with an electric back-up cooker option was designed by David Chalker in 2010. Drawing on 25 years of solar cooking experience, David founded the Sun BD Corporation in 2004, and now offers a solar box cooker solar powered only SunFocus model. The SunFocus solar electric oven's electric heating elements is rated at 465 watts / 120v. It has a built-in thermostat which will turn off the electrical heating element once the cooker has reached 150°C (300°F). The cookers are made in Waterloo, New York, USA.

This solar cooker has a molded plastic exterior shell. The oven has double panes of glass, gasketed with EPDM rubber gaskets for a tighter fit for greater heat loss retention. The cooking chamber has a fairly large cooking area16.5 cm (6 1/2") deep with upward sloping sides 13.5 cu/in. at the bottom and 20 cu/in. at the top of the cooking chamber.

The SunFocus oven is designed to sit on a flat surface, it's back reflector adjustable to angle the sun's energy into the  cooking chamber and the two side reflectors are stationary at a 50 deg. angle. It relies on the electrical back-up on cloudy days or when the sun is low in the sky, or for winter cooking in higher northern latitudes. 

Recent news and developmentsEdit

SunFocus hybrid cooker 2, 1-29-14

The SunFocus Solar Oven

  • January 2014: Hybrid solar cooker includes electrical back-up option - Since 2010, David Chalker, founder of the Sun BD Corporation, has been working on a version of a solar box cooker that includes an electrical heating element, rated at 465 watts / 120v. The SunFocus has a built-in thermostat which will turn off the electrical heating element once the cooker has reached 150°C (300°F). The cookers are made in Waterloo, New York, USA. He has initiated a fund raising effort at Kickstarter to help with production.

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SunFocus Solar Electric Oven02:41

SunFocus Solar Electric Oven

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