Adding a Fast Charge Feature to a Powerbank

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Introduction: Adding a Fast Charge Feature to a Powerbank

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In this project I will show you how I modified a common powerbank in order to cut down its ridiculously long charging time. Along the way I will talk about the powerbank circuit and why the battery pack of my powerbank is a bit special. Let's get started!

Step 1: Watch the Video!

The video gives you all the information you need to modify your own powerbank. But during the next steps I will give you some additional information.

Step 2: Order the Components!

There are not many components necessary for this modification but here you can find a parts list with example seller:

Amazon.com:

1x Powerbank: https://amzn.to/2ItW7Tc

1x 4PDT Switch: https://amzn.to/2IwaYbz

1x 2S Protection Circuit: https://amzn.to/2LdCtIU

1x XT60 Connector: https://amzn.to/2IxcPgn

Amazon.de

1x Powerbank: https://amzn.to/2k7aPkn

1x 4PDT Switch: https://amzn.to/2wT65rK

1x 2S Protection Circuit: https://amzn.to/2IukI6g

1x XT60 Connector: https://amzn.to/2k9mP4V

Ebay:

1x Powerbank: -

1x 4PDT Switch: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

1x 2S Protection Circuit: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

1x XT60 Connector: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

Step 3: Do the Wiring!

Here you can find pictures of the wiring. Feel free to recreate it.

Step 4: 3D Print the Enclosure!

Here you can find the .stl and the .123dx files of the enclosure. 3D print it with your 3D printer and finally assemble your new powerbank.

Step 5: Success!

You did it! You just modified your powerbank!

Feel free to check out my YouTube channel for more awesome projects:

http://www.youtube.com/user/greatscottlab

You can also follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ for news about upcoming projects and behind the scenes information:

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