The power bank thread

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by penmanila, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. loudsound

    loudsound Well-Known Member

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    I was reading some reviews for this. While I find the articles impressive, I noticed that this battery pack does not come with a wall plug to charge. What do you use to serve as a plug for this? I'm reserving the option to plug it on my Mac just to charge the battery.

     
  2. memphis

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    ^i have that Anker (black) and i use the wall charger of my iPhone to charge. This battery pack comes with its own cable though.
     
  3. banapple

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    How long does it usually take the iPhone wall charger to charge that 12,000 mAh Anker powerbank?
     
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    I charge my 12,000 mAh Anker powerbank using the iPad charger and it takes 10-12 hours to fully charge it.
     
  5. francisian

    francisian Well-Known Member

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    yes it does not come with a wall charger. I use my ipad air, note 3 or s4 chargers to charge my anker powerbanks. I have never tried using my iphone's wall charger though.

    It take about 10 hours to charge my powerbanks.
     
  6. zoo101

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    thanks guys for all the responses. i've decided to get the Anker Astro 3 c/o Miss Bev.

    i think one less charger will actually be good for me. darn, i have so many chargers already!
     
  7. francisian

    francisian Well-Known Member

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    Good choice!
     
  8. loudsound

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    Thanks for the responses memphis, macjobber and francisian. I'm inching closer to getting the 2nd Gen Astro 3 from Anker.
     
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    i finally got one from Miss Bev and its everything i wanted in a powerbank. the pouch was unexpected so its a nice surprise - the cable and the pb fits nicely inside. thanks guys for all your inputs!
     
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    I used some Sm-bought USB wall adapter to charge my powerbank which resulted in frying both the adapter and powerbank. Just bought a new powerbank (Bavin) and I'd still like to charge it via a wall outlet. It's 9000 mah. What rate or...sorry, I don't know what it's called, ampere or something should I use? Will my Galaxy S3's wall adapter suffice?

    The powerbank actually came with a wall adapter but I have my doubts. It says: input 100-240V 200 mA 50-60Hz, output 5V---1A.
     
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    Is bavin a good brand for powerbank? I bought 9000mah.
     
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    bavin is good. but when it comes to efficiency,it has 30% conversion loss. but bavin 9000 mah can full charge 3 1/2 - 4x iphone already :)
     
  13. bhooogart

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    May I know what battery cell is inside anker power banks?
     
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    Oh i see. Thanks for the info. :)
     
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    Hi guys,

    I've read back quite a bit already but I can't find what I was looking for. Just wanted to ask if anybody owns the Momax iPower Xtra 6600mAh, the one that looks like a soda can. Is it any good? Quality buy? Reliable? And does anyone here sell this? You can PM me for prices please.

    Looking to gift this cause it looks cool:cool: . Though I understand I could probably get an Anker or others with bigger capacity for almost the same price. TIA
     
  16. macjobber

    macjobber PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Purchased 2 Momax 12,000 maH power banks before and yes, the brand is reliable.

    They are available at BTB.

    If you have access to Amazon US, this one will also be a unique gift and it is a highly rated power bank too [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks for the suggestion macjobber, but I don't think my gf would find this as cool as the iPower Xtra. :cool:
     
  18. bev028

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    lithium polymer
     
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    Taking my Anker Astro Gen Pro2 20000mAh for a spin. :)

    [​IMG]

    An iPhone 5s, a Samsung Galaxy S3 Battery Kit, and an Alcatel Pocket Wi-Fi. Simultaneously. :D
     
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    Okay ba Yoobao brand?
     

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