Instructables: exploring - usb - charger http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 May 2016 20:48:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Portable USB Cell-phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Portable-USB-Cell-phone-Charger/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:39:57 PDT
Portable Laptop Charger (Cheap and Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Laptop-Charger-Cheap-and-Easy/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 22:16:35 PDT
TransparentSlim USB Powerbanck http://www.instructables.com/id/TransparentSlim-USB-Powerbanck/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 13:53:27 PST
Faux Flowerpot USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Flowerpot-USB-Charger/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:16:06 PST
USB Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Breakout-Board-1/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 04:45:09 PST
Solar USB Charger from Computer UPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Phone-Charger-from-UPS-Computer/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:22:46 PDT
Multi port USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-port-USB-charger/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:38:34 PDT
USB Charger Install http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Charger-Install/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:25:31 PDT
The Twig -a multi-use charging cable http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Twig-a-multi-use-charging-cable/
The Twig -a multi-use charging cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/MGX2/I1YU177E/FTWMGX2I1YU177E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/MGX2/I1YU177E/FTWMGX2I1YU177E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/MGX2/I1YU177E/FTWMGX2I1YU177E.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer I was surfing the internet a while ago and I found this cool but simple gadget. It was a phone charger, created into a stand. The stand is flexible so you can adjust the positioning of the device that is currently charging on it. I originally found it on kickstarter, and is advertised by the name of...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 06:39:36 PDT
Make a solar charger (quickly) for real emergency http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-solar-phone-charger-quickly-for-real-emerge/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 19:39:24 PDT
USB light for cell phone portable charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-light-for-cell-phone-portable-charger/
USB light for cell phone portable charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/5F2G/I72P3JC9/F1H5F2GI72P3JC9.SMALL.jpg gmuñoz1 Most of us have in the backpack a portable charger if your phone runs out of battery. these portable chargers have a USB connector so it can give you many applications to these sources of energy. Tools and Materials Tools:pair of plierssoldering ironMaterials:portable chargersolderingLEDmale USB ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:51:32 PDT
Solar Power For All usb Gadgets http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Energy-For-All-usb-Gadgets/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:01:09 PST
Battery powered USB Car charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-powered-USB-Car-charger/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:09:42 PST
Human Powered Phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Charging-USB-devices-using-your-muscle-power-Charg/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 11:21:04 PST
how to make a simple usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-simple-usb-charger/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:32:42 PST
Emergency USB charger on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-USB-charger-on-the-cheap-1/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:47:57 PST
Measure Voltage of Phone Charger using a Simple Basic Digital Multimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Voltage-of-Phone-Charger-using-a-Simple-Ba/
Measure Voltage of Phone Charger using a Simple Basic Digital Multimeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ZNN9/I2AR20D7/FMRZNN9I2AR20D7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ZNN9/I2AR20D7/FMRZNN9I2AR20D7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ZNN9/I2AR20D7/FMRZNN9I2AR20D7.SMALL.jpg mirza irwan osman IntroductionRecently I bought a cheap Phone charger running on 4 AAA. One AAA battery is rated at 1.5V. So 4 batteries makes the total voltage: 6 V (1.5 X 4). The smart phone must only be charged using 5V power supply. I thought there should be some electric circuit in the cheap charger that is brin...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 03:12:18 PST
Halloween Phone Charger with adjustable power http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Phone-Charger-with-adjustable-power/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 01:36:14 PST
Virtual USB Charger Using Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-USB-Charger-Using-Sugru/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 23:35:48 PDT
Portable USB Smartphone Charger V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Smartphone-Charger-V3/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:54:47 PDT
usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/usb-charger-2/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:13:46 PDT
Design and build a portable USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-build-a-portable-USB-charger/
Design and build a portable USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/MH9P/HWUJXJUN/F05MH9PHWUJXJUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/MH9P/HWUJXJUN/F05MH9PHWUJXJUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/MH9P/HWUJXJUN/F05MH9PHWUJXJUN.SMALL.jpg crashzoom In this guide i will show you how to design and build a portable USB charger.Lets start.. Materials What you'll need:1) Project enclosure: 3.34"L x 1.96"W x 0.83"H.2) USB 0.9V-5V to 5V DC Boost Step-up Power Supply Module.3) 5V Micro USB 1A Lithium Battery Charging Board Charger Module.4) Wires.5...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:46:20 PDT
battery powered usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-powered-usb-charger-1/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:01:23 PDT
USB charger 9V http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-charger-9V/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 13:28:11 PDT
MintyBoost Portable Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/MintyBoost-Portable-Charger/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:01:59 PDT
Panel mount USB power/charging station http://www.instructables.com/id/Panel-mount-USB-powercharging-station/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:12:16 PST
Mains USB Charger... http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-USB-Charger/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 19:20:47 PST
A portable charger for modern tablets http://www.instructables.com/id/A-portable-charger-for-modern-tablets/
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:08:47 PST
Second portable usb charger That WORKS http://www.instructables.com/id/Second-portable-usb-charger-That-WORKS/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:30:18 PST
MY USB CAR CHARGER -BY- SYED MAAZ QADRI GILLANI http://www.instructables.com/id/MY-USB-CAR-CHARGER-BY-SYED-MAAZ-GILLANI/
MY USB CAR CHARGER -BY- SYED MAAZ QADRI GILLANI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/IR0D/HQVPZDKX/F56IR0DHQVPZDKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/IR0D/HQVPZDKX/F56IR0DHQVPZDKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/IR0D/HQVPZDKX/F56IR0DHQVPZDKX.SMALL.jpg mgilani MY CHARGER COMPONENTS FOR MAKING USB CHARGER 7805 VOLTAGE REGULATOR FEMALE USB CABLE MALE CAR CIGARETTR PLUG OPEN THE PLUG CONNECT NEGATIVE TERMINALS OF BOTH CONNECT POSTIVE TERMINALS OF PLUG WITH INPUT OF TRAQNSISTER PASS FEMALE USB CABLE FROM PLUG BODY CONNECT PO...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:41:23 PST
Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Charger-2/
Portable USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/KZUP/HQV6HBFK/F5WKZUPHQV6HBFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/KZUP/HQV6HBFK/F5WKZUPHQV6HBFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/KZUP/HQV6HBFK/F5WKZUPHQV6HBFK.SMALL.jpg stevenarango well this is a DIY portable USB charger  for this you need  1    Female USB cord.    1   voltage  regulator 5V wires, solder, a small  box , a switch , and a Hot glue gun.    1   LED  1   Resistor 220 ohms, and   two 100 ohms Resistors Cut the USB cord you will see 4 wires ,one RED, one White/blue...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 23:56:38 PST
USB Emergency Charger. (solar) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Emergency-Charger-solar/
USB Emergency Charger. (solar) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/XSQD/HQB4EGJI/F6UXSQDHQB4EGJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/XSQD/HQB4EGJI/F6UXSQDHQB4EGJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/XSQD/HQB4EGJI/F6UXSQDHQB4EGJI.SMALL.jpg u971 USB charger module set up inside a project box,along with LED power Indicator (optional) Purpose of the unit,is to connect to any renewable energy collection device,solar panel,wind turbine,electrothermal,hydroelectrical devices and charge an Single AA battery to connect to the usb charger,which in ...
By: u971

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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 11:14:39 PST
How to Install a Custom USB Charger in your Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-custom-Mobile-USB-Charger-in-your/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:50:04 PST
Altoids Tin USB Hub 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-USB-Hub-20/
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By: sean_sylvester1

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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:02:12 PST
USB Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Solar-Charger/
USB Solar Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3VXH/HO7X35JK/FEJ3VXHHO7X35JK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3VXH/HO7X35JK/FEJ3VXHHO7X35JK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3VXH/HO7X35JK/FEJ3VXHHO7X35JK.SMALL.jpg laffinm This Instructable will show you how to build a cheap and easy USB charger that charges by solar power. Acquire Materials You will need the following: •An Altoids tin•a small car USB charger•a small toggle switch•a rechargeable nine volt battery and a clip•a small solar panelOther Tools/Materials:...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 09:36:36 PST
Lithium Heavy Duty Solar USB Charger 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Heavy-Duty-Solar-USB-Charger-20/
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By: JoshuaZimmerman

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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 12:06:48 PST
4-in-1 USB to mini • micro • lightning • 30-pin connector cable http://www.instructables.com/id/4-in-1-USB-to-mini-micro-lightning-30-pin-connecto/
4-in-1 USB to mini • micro • lightning • 30-pin connector cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SMALL.jpg haugenka Portable devices like smartphones, iPods, GPS devices and more are supposed to make our lives easier. But they all use different USB connectors (micro, mini, 30-pin, Lightning...), so if you leave the wrong cable at home, all you've got is an expensive paperweight. Bring every cable and you've got a...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 21:50:06 PDT
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-USB-Solar-Charger-20-4-Ports/
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Dreamed of making a cheap and "EXTREMELY RELIABLE" portable USB solar charger? Here's a quick tutorial, revealing how I made mine with a budget less than $20! ___________________________________________________________________________________ I have so many uses for it. When we travel and go camping...
By: ASCAS

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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 23:51:14 PDT
Thief Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Thief-Phone-Charger/
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 05:25:29 PDT
Pocket USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-USB-charger/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 08:47:43 PDT
A USB Charging Port for an Electric Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-USB-Charging-Port-for-an-Electric-Bicycle/
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 15:58:02 PDT
Double Altoids Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Altoids-Solar-Charger/
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By: Sethaulton

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:02:06 PDT
Battery powered Usb charger (iOS devices not capible) http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-powered-Usb-charger-iOS-devices-not-capib/
Battery powered Usb charger (iOS devices not capible) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/5QUU/HGU2P6F5/F5W5QUUHGU2P6F5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/5QUU/HGU2P6F5/F5W5QUUHGU2P6F5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/5QUU/HGU2P6F5/F5W5QUUHGU2P6F5.SMALL.jpg Jake Awesome this with charge a usb Except iOS devices by a 9v battery Parts required Materials required:      9v battery      9v clip      Female Usb port      5v regulator      diode      Switch clip to diode Solder the 9v clip positive wire to the diode diode to switch Solder the diode to the switch ...
By: Jake Awesome

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Sun, 19 May 2013 18:21:52 PDT
DIY Solar Phone Charger ($5 Battery Free - UPDATED!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Phone-Charger-5-Portable-100-Batter/
DIY Solar Phone Charger ($5 Battery Free - UPDATED!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's a real quick and easy tutorial on making a "Portable Solar Phone Charger", it only took me 5 minutes to make one! It's powered by PURE solar energy. The device is designed to fit right into your pocket, it also comes with a built-in stand! Works with apple devices (tested on iPod Touch and Qu...
By: ASCAS

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Thu, 9 May 2013 02:05:05 PDT
Easy Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Portable-USB-Charger/
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Fri, 3 May 2013 08:22:34 PDT
Portable usb phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/usb-charger-1/
Portable usb phone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/19N1/HFBJW0HP/FKC19N1HFBJW0HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/19N1/HFBJW0HP/FKC19N1HFBJW0HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/19N1/HFBJW0HP/FKC19N1HFBJW0HP.SMALL.jpg tealk Hi all! Today i will show you how to make usb charger its really simple projects all you need is 7805 voltage regulator, 9v battery ,usb female  and optional is  diode and switch total prize with diodes ,switch,battery,wires,.... is 1.5 or 2 dollars ( depends where you buy, how much,... i bought it ...
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 06:39:59 PDT
portable Solar Charged USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-Solar-Charged-USB-charger/
portable Solar Charged USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/QTLX/HEI48E2X/FWPQTLXHEI48E2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/QTLX/HEI48E2X/FWPQTLXHEI48E2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/QTLX/HEI48E2X/FWPQTLXHEI48E2X.SMALL.jpg souichi 1- What did you make? The project is a Solar Charged USB charger, There is abundant sunlight emitted at this moment and we could use this light to charge several things such as batteries, cellphones and such more. I thought that this will be useful especially when we go into a long trip or such we ...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:41:47 PDT
DIY Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-USB-Charger/
DIY Solar USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman My name is Joshua Zimmerman.  (DOB: 10/21/1982... October 21st, 1982) My proposal for the Jack Daniels Independence Project contest is a low cost DIY Solar USB Charger for use in home, education, and humanitarian purposes.  ***So the Jack Daniels contest rejected this video guide for some reason.  ...
By: JoshuaZimmerman

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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 21:57:40 PDT
Lithium Battery Solar USB/ iPhone/ Arduino Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Battery-Solar-USB-iPhone-Arduino-Charger/
Lithium Battery Solar USB/ iPhone/ Arduino Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman One of the most fun and useful projects on instructables is to create your very own solar USB/ iPhone charger. They're not overly difficult to make, nor are the parts overly expensive or hard to find. For the most part they do a rather good job of charging up small gadgets. Mostly. The big flaw ...
By: JoshuaZimmerman

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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 20:17:19 PDT
Solar-powered USB charger. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-USB-charger/
Solar-powered USB charger. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7YOO/H4AGJBM5/FDP7YOOH4AGJBM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7YOO/H4AGJBM5/FDP7YOOH4AGJBM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7YOO/H4AGJBM5/FDP7YOOH4AGJBM5.SMALL.jpg TurboSnail This is basically a continuation of an already excellent project by haikuordie (original version here) to whom credit goes for the original idea. My version adds a different panel style, a series/parallel switch for the Solar panels and a different casing style. Please comment with questions and imp...
By: TurboSnail

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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 03:59:58 PDT