This Robot Keeps Going And Going And Going. . . .


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Watch out Energizer bunny, here comes Evolta, a feisty little robot. Powered by two AA batteries made by the Japanese Company, Panasonic, Evolta climbed and climbed for almost seven hours up a rope hung from a steep Grand Canyon cliff.

Panasonic trying to demonstrate the long-lasting power of its AA batteries, with the same name, hung the 5 oz, 6.7 inches long robot on a thin string attached to the top of the canyon.

While It took six tries and a couple of repair jobs, Evolta did not disappoint, climbing over 1,740 feet in six hours and 46 minutes, until it reached the top. All in all this new battery lasts about 20 percent more than similar batteries made by other companies, including the Energizer bunny. Evolta even received a certification from the Guinness Book of Records as 'The World's longest lasting AA cell'.

According to Panasonic, the secret to the extra power is not new energy innovation, but a redesign of its existing battery, which allowed them to add more storage. Also an improved battery seal means Evolta can retain its power for ten years rather than five that is currently prevalent in most AA batteries. The batteries started selling in Japan in April and will be available in other parts of the world later this year.

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  • Bob Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 9:14 am
    What are you talking about xbox one
    • love itWednesday, February 28, 2018 at 1:45 pm
      super cool
      • mkkFriday, October 20, 2017 at 7:47 am
        • the yakayakaThursday, October 5, 2017 at 7:54 am
          i need them batterys for... well everything
          • xbox oneMonday, May 22, 2017 at 8:11 am
            them are long lasting baterys
            • emmanuel4
              emmanuel4Friday, January 15, 2016 at 12:55 pm
              ohh how did it clime the gran canyon with 2 batteries
              • warbrat
                warbratFriday, January 15, 2016 at 5:52 am
                ok life just got real
                • 🎮gameboyMonday, October 12, 2015 at 8:48 am
                  no way! only a 🚀 could do that!
                  • drumbunker
                    drumbunkerSunday, October 4, 2015 at 9:34 am
                    • cat loverThursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:32 am
                      I like cats