ViratTM Portable Solar Cotton Picker & Home Power System (Patent pending)
  Pick your cotton quicker. And Say Bye to Power Cuts
 
 
ViratTM Portable Solar Cotton Picker (Patent pending) includes a light weight hand held cotton picker powered by a sleek backpack solar panel; LED bulbs for home lighting; a multi pin mobile charger. ViratTM increases cotton picking efficiency using solar power and also provides electricity to farmer homes.
 
 
  • Features
  • Advantages
  • How does ViratTM help you
  • How does ViratTM increase productivity & save costs
     
  ViratTM Portable Solar Cotton Picker & Home Power System provides the following:  
 
  • A hand held cotton picking machine with a collection bag.

  • Backpack solar panel with necessary indicators and input/output leads.

  • 12V storage battery with a carrying pouch that can be strapped to the shoulder and waist.

  • Wall mountable LED home lighting system.

  • Multi pin mobile charger.

  • Provision to attach other appliances like DC fans, field sprayers, etc.
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    BATTERY VOLTAGE 12V 7 AH
    ELECTRIC MOTOR 11W
    BATTERY CHARGING TIME 6 HOURS
    BATTERY DISCHARGING TIME 6 HOURS
    COTTON PICKER WEIGHT WEIGHT 620 GRAMS
    COTTON PICKER DIMENSIONS 280X90X110 MM
    SPEED 54 RPM
    PICKING QUANTITY 200 KGS/DAY
    SOLAR PANEL MAX POWER 15W; VOLTAGE: 12V (12Vx1.2amps)
    SOLAR PANEL DIMENSIONS L X W X T : 455X340X22 MM
    SOLAR PANEL WEIGHT 2 KGS
    EXTRA POWER IN BATTERY AFTER 6HRS OF PICKING 12V x 7 AMP/HR = 84 W
    LIGHTS PROVIDED TWO LED BULBS
    MOBILE CHARGER MULTIPLE POINTS FOR 6 PHONE MODELS
     
         
         
      Advantages  
     
  • Small & easy to handle.

  • Light weight. Total weight of picker + backpack solar panel + battery = Less than 5kgs.

  • The cotton picker can be powered either through electricity or solar power.

  • Strong, durable & long lasting. Ideal for field use.

  • Scientific design which is sleek & comfortable.

  • Low maintenance. Spare parts are easily available.

  • LED bulbs fixed on super slim panels that can be wall mounted. Easily mountable on rural homes.

  • Multi pin mobile charger.

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      How does ViratTM help you ?  
     
  • ViratTM picks 200 kg cotton in 6 hours compared to 50 kgs by handpicking.

  • ViratTM is cost effective. The cost of the machine can be recovered by harvesting just 1.75 acres.

  • ViratTM lights up farmer homes after they return from the fields. The wall mountable LED bulbs can be fixed in any rural      home and can be used during off season too. A multi pin mobile charger is also provided.

  • More profitability: Less labour + Better cotton + Electricity at home.

  • ViratTM is strong, durable and has low maintenance. The cotton picker is strong & sturdy and the solar module is glass      panelled. Spare parts are easily available.

  • Better cotton quality: Picks only cotton bolls without leaves, stalk & other materials. Better staple length as the      machine keeps the staple length intact while picking.

  • Quicker & easier harvesting. No training required.

  • No cutting. No suction. Safe to use.

  • Continuous working capacity.

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       How does ViratTM increase productivity & save costs  
     
         
     
      Hand Picking ViratTM
    Cotton picked per hour 8 kgs 30 kgs
    Cotton picked in 6 hours 50 kgs 200 kgs
    Labour cost per day Rs. 200 Rs. 200
    Labour cost per kg Rs. 4.00 Rs. 1.00
    Yield per acre 3000 kg 3000 kg
    Labour days per acre = 3000/50 = 60 = 3000/200 = 15
    Labour saved per acre 0 45 persons x Rs. 200 = Rs. 9000
     
         
      Labour costs saved per acre = Rs. 9000

    Cost of Machine = Rs. 15000

    Cost of ViratTM recovered by harvesting just 1.75 acres of cotton


    How does ViratTM profit you?

    Labour cost saved per acre = Rs. 9000

    Number of lights that can be charged per day = 40 LED bulbs

    Savings in electricity per day = Minimum 1 unit = Rs.3.50

    Savings in electricity per annum = Rs. 3.50 X 365 days = Rs. 1300.00

    Minimum annual savings (by harvesting just one acre) = Rs.10,300.00