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    Patriot announces Fuel+ powerbank battery packs

    Seems everyone is having a go at mobile charging devices.
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    Re: Patriot announces Fuel+ powerbank battery packs

    Overengineered?

    I have a thing that takes a AA battery as my emergency charger. Tiny and was only a couple of quid on fleabay.

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    Re: Patriot announces Fuel+ powerbank battery packs

    Quote Originally Posted by wasabi View Post
    Overengineered?

    I have a thing that takes a AA battery as my emergency charger. Tiny and was only a couple of quid on fleabay.
    But one AA battery is only capable of 1.5V, how does that adequately substitute a 5V USB port? Must be at least 3 of them in there?!

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    Re: Patriot announces Fuel+ powerbank battery packs

    I'd guess through a circuit like this:
    http://www.electroschematics.com/6232/portable-5v-power-box/

    The charger itself islike this one:
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Portable-Emergency-Travel-AA-Battery-DC-Charger-Mini-USB-Cable-Blue-Free-shippi-/221164316768?pt=UK_Sound_Vision_Battery_Chargers&hash=item337e6ba860

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    Re: Patriot announces Fuel+ powerbank battery packs

    I have a pebble - nice 5000m/ah battery, loads of tips etc. £20 on offer, means I'm covered for about 3 days with my SGS3
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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