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MintyBoost USB Charger Kits v3.0
MintyBoost USB Charger Kits v3.0


 
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Our Price: $24.99

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Product Code: MKAD2B

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With the MintyBoost USB Charger Kits v3.0 you can charge on the go! Build your own small and simple (but very powerful and very MAKE-like) USB charger for your iPod or other MP3 player, your camera, cellphone, and any other gadget you can plug into a USB port to charge. Mint tin not included. See more details tab for a list of compatible devices.

Confirmed to work with the iPhone 5!

Features
  • New In Version 3: Provides 500mA @ 5V, tested and designed to work with all the latest iGadgets including the latest iPhones and iPods, etc., improved efficiency for high-drain devices, works much better with LiPoly battery mods.
  • Tested with iPod Nano/Mini/Photo/Video/Shuffle, Blackberry, iPaq, LuxPro Tangent, Rio Carbon, Samsung T809 and more
  • Uses 2 AA batteries (not included), more than doubles your iPod 4G/5G battery life!
  • Some soldering is necessary, but it's pretty easy even if you've never soldered before.
  • Batteries and tin not included. If you can't find Altoids gum, you can buy a tin (does not include the gum) from us here.

Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 3 Write a review.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Great kit, but doesn't work with most iPhone 3GS January 24, 2012
Reviewer: Mike Parrott from Peachtree Corners, GA United States  
I got this kit as a EmComm charger for a Baofeng UV-3R hand held 144/440 ham radio. I saw that it also will charge an iPhone 3GS. I thought - Bonus! However, it will not charge most 3GS phones. There is a problem with the USB D+/D- lines and what Apple expects there. Check the MintyBoost forums before buying if you want to charge your 3GS.

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  3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
 
My favorite kit! November 26, 2011
Reviewer: Gaelan Kamin from Suisun City, CA United States  
Easy to make fun to use and comes in handy. I bought it so that I could charge my iPhone 3Gs at school but 2AAs can only charge it by 20% before it eat throughout the AAs. So I got a rechargeable battery, a charging circuit and a solar panel and it all works great for endless on the go charging! Like most kits here it's hackable and can be reinvented for every person!

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  9 of 9 people found the following review helpful:
 
Most useful kit ever! November 3, 2010
Reviewer: John Boxall from Queensland Australia  
This kit has to be one of the most useful things you could ever make - if you own anything that charges from USB this is a kit for you. See my review on the blog at: http://wp.me/pQmjR-15d

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