June 24 & 25, 2017
July 7 - 9, 2017
July 15 & 16, 2017
September 23 & 24, 2017
Nearly Every Weekend
Charge your USB devices on the go with this cute and compact charger!
Safely and effectively charge your USB-powered devices when you are away from your computer with this handy charger!
Please note: There have been reports that the Minty Boost has issues charging the iPhone 3GS.
Adafruit has also documented the process of designing this kit, in case other people interested in designing and making kits are interested in learning how to start selling their own kits!
i want to attach a solar panel to the top of the can but what would i have to do to make the battery case to a rechargeable battery case that still works as a ipod charger
I bought the kit at radio shack. Beware that some of the parts look different. It is hard to unsolder and resolder, but I did it. The voltages checked out, even the pins inside the USB connection but then it would NOT charge my or my wife’s iphone. My computer did not like me sticking a common volt meter in the USB port but the voltages are the same as what is stated here and that USB connector will charge the iphones. I know the iphone cords are good. All I can figure is that this is an out of spec USB connector with the kit.
Pingback: The Highs and Lows of Teen Tech Week | Hack Library School()
Send us feedback on our site design, bugs, story ideas, maker community events and any other share-worthy thoughts.
We can't guarantee a response to each submission, but we promise to think about every one.
Stay inspired with the Make: newsletter
Make: and Maker Faire are registered trademarks of Maker Media, Inc. | Privacy | Terms
Copyright © 2004-2017 Maker Media, Inc. All rights reserved
you are now signed up to the Make: newsletter.
The latest news about startups, products, incubators, and innovators
Keep up with the Greatest Show(and tell) on Earth
How making is transforming learning
Thanks for signing up.
Your FREE PDF is on its way. Please check your email. You will also be receiving the weekly Make: Newsletter to keep you inspired with new projects and more product reviews.
Your changes have been saved. Keep Making!
Thanks for your submission. Our editors will review your materials and follow up with you via email as soon as possible. In the meantime, keep making stuff!
Make: is the voice of the Maker Movement, empowering, inspiring, and connecting Makers worldwide to tinker and hack. Subscribe to Make Magazine Today!
Stay inspired, keep making.