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Teardown of an MVMT dual USB port wall outlet adapter

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Kerry Wong did a teardown of an MVMT dual USB port wall outlet adapter: Specification wise, the adapter is rated to provide 2.1A for its USB output. I did some load testing with an electronic load I built before and it appeared that the 2.1A is rated for the combined output...

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Hand powered USB charger from hacked IKEA flashlight

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Werner sends this handy hack he found at IKEAHackers. Giovanni Gentile devised this simple hack which mods an IKEA Ljusa hand powered flashlight into a USB charger. "The procedure was simple, it was enough to eliminate some resistors and use a capacitor sufficient to handle the charge given by the...

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Super Boost 3.6A USB charger based on LM2700

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Scrawny 500mA USB charger insufficient for your hunger for power? Try this 3.6 amp USB charger based on the LM2700 boost switch-mode IC. This design is inspired by the Minty Boost but it fixes some of the issues that I had with it. The Minty Boost is limited to 600mA...

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