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Toshiba Selling Fuel Cell Powered MP3 Player with 60 Hours of Play
California Hydrogen Business Council CHBC News, January 2006

Toshiba launched two MP3 players in October that run on DMFC fuel cells, using methanol as fuel. The larger of the two devices has a hard drive and an edge length of more than 12cm. The fuel cell has a 10ml tank offering an active life of up to 60 hours, Toshiba reports. The smaller device is no larger than a pack of gum, offers Flash storage and holds 3,5ml of fuel – good for 35 hours of musical enjoyment. Canon has announced plans to operate its printers, cameras, cell phones and MP3 player using PEM fuel cells. A prototype was presented in early November in Tokyo. Unlike many competitors, Canon’s developers have cast their lot with hydrogen energy sources.