Charging an iPhone using the Biolite

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by buggsndirk, May 15, 2013.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Hi
    There is a nifty new gadget that is a portable wood fired oven that produces electrical energy to charge things via a USB. The product is called Biolite.

    Their claim is that it can produced about 5V/2-4W. And that a 20 minute charge is enough for a 60 minute phone call.

    Any ideas what % of battery life that equates to if charged from say 1%.
     
  2. Givmeabrek, May 15, 2013
    Last edited: May 15, 2013

    macrumors demi-god

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    Interesting gadget. Seems to meet typical usb port specs. A good guess is about 1% per minute charge rate. :cool:

    To speed it up just throw some more wood on the fire.....
     
  3. macrumors 68020

    Rocko1

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58b8Acjwtl4
     

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