YAN9VUSBC – Yet another 9 volt USB charger

YAN9VUSBC – Yet another 9 volt USB charger

MrMunki has a good Instructable on making a super-compact 9 volt USB charger, he calls it a YAN9VUSBC (Yet another 9 volt USB charger) and besides its small form factor, the name is why I really like it – Link.


  • MintyBoost! – Small battery-powered USB charger – Link.
  • 9V USB Charger Kit – Link.
  • Tons of USB charging action – Link.

4 thoughts on “YAN9VUSBC – Yet another 9 volt USB charger

  1. Iteki says:

    Terribly stupid question, but how does this work in practice? I mean how much power could I actually get into my USB device from a 9v? Does it recharge at the same rate as plugged into my computers USB? I am an idiot, enlighten me. (In small words please).

  2. SonicReducer says:

    well USB charges at a current of 500mA maximum, 100mA if it doesn’t have a host controller (such as a computer) to actually realize what it is and increase the current.

    100mA is the standard idle charging current, that is 0.1Amps per hour. if you had a 1000mAh (1Ah) it would take 10 hours to charge completely

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