Originally Posted by ryboto
there are many types of fuel cells. DMFC technology still has a ways to go. Sure, it's pretty efficient, but methanol is toxic, not to mention CO, a formed intermediate is a poison to the electrocatalysts. I'm impressed if Samsung makes this a reality. I wonder what the lifetime of the cell is, in our tests, the catalyst loses a lot of it's activity over short periods of time.
So basically they're saying you can use it for 8hrs a day for a month or . . . 1hr a day for a month, either way you'll have to recharge it every month
. How long would something like that last? With the price of the component I'd hope it lasts 2 years at least.