Schick Hydro 5 razor teardown

Today’s teardown subject has been waiting for its turn for a while- I picked it up at the last Design East conference in Boston in 2012. There, Microchip and Energizer were talking about low power design and using these Schick Hydro 5 power razors as an example. Hot on the heels of my repair of a Philips Sonicare toothbrush, this seems to be a good fit for a comparison. Both things do essentially the same thing- they shake, light up some LEDs and not much else.

Product unpacking

Schick Hydro 5

Schick Hydro 5

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ESC Boston / Design East pictures

I’ve just returned from Boston, where I poked my nose into Design East/Embedded Systems Conference. This was a very brief stop, limited to expo floor and panel discussions