15 Sep '11, 2pm

Build a Solar Charger For iPhones In 30 Minutes #DIY #solar

Build a Solar Charger For iPhones In 30 Minutes #DIY #solar

This new Instructable is made specifically for those of us who want to charge our Apple gadgets, and it can be made for under $20 -- and it can be done in as little as 30 minutes (or 60 if you're less experienced with putting these little chargers together). The parts include: Charging Circuit 2x AA Battery Holder 2x Rechargeable Batteries 1N914 Blocking Diode Solar Cell greater than 4V Stranded Wire Tape And of course, the trusty Altoids Tin that is the mark of all things small, gadgety and DIY. You can get an entire kit of all these parts at BrownDogGadgets , Joshua's website. It's the quick and easy way to get everything you need if you don't have parts laying around in the garage or workroom. The steps are straightforward. First, you need to get the charging circuit right. Joshua notes, "Apple decided to have its newer iDevices not follow USB standards. When an iDevice...

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