Charging the iPhone

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by slrcflyer, May 8, 2008.

  1. slrcflyer macrumors newbie

    May 8, 2008
    Does anyone know which strips on the usb 2.0 cord actually charge the phone? I am working on making an external battery powered off of AA batteries.
  2. BOSS10L macrumors 6502a

    Jan 13, 2008
    Upstate NY
    Wow, I applaud your enthusiasm, but it sounds like you're going to put way too much work into something that won't be worth the headaches.

    Either way, good luck with that. :)
  3. Michael CM1 macrumors 603

    Feb 4, 2008

    Why waste a bunch of batteries when numerous companies have done the dirty work for you?
  4. Mikey B macrumors 65816

    Mikey B

    Jan 4, 2008
    the island
  5. yellier35 macrumors newbie

    May 9, 2008
    I was going to do that with my cordless phone.


    I would be careful not to overload the batteries.

    Here is something, I may get, when I get an iphone 2 and it supports business Apps, its a batterypack for the iphone. Says it uses the batery pack first then switches over to the iphone's battery. Don't know how well the company is though. :)
  6. Labi macrumors regular

    Sep 28, 2005
  7. slrcflyer thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 8, 2008
    Thanks for the tips. I want to do this for many reasons. Namely, I don't want to be defeted by a computer. I plan to use C batteries for my device. I hope to be able to do more than charge an iPhone with it, though. I want it to be able to charge multiple devices at the same time without causing damage to anything.

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