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DIY Solar Powered Cellphone Charger

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Cell phones are one of the modern conveniences we rely on the most.

The average person would be completely lost if forced to live without their phone for a day, much less for a longer span of time.

You can be left without electricity for an extended amount of time for multiple reasons.

Blackouts, fallen power lines, being in a survival situation, or just going on a camping trip can leave you an outlet short to juice up your technology.

Quickly, your phone battery is drained and your devise becomes useless.

We have a solution to this problem, and it comes in the form of a portable, rechargeable, solar powered cell phone charger.

Keep reading to learn how to build your own!

 

Materials:

 

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  • Solar Panel
  • USB Power Bank
  • 4 Port USB Hub
  • 7805 Regulator Chip
  • Micro USB Cable  With a Stripped End
  • Multitool
  • A short length of stranded wire
  • Superglue

DIY Solar Charger Steps:

Solder And Mount The Regulator

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Mount The Remaining Devices

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Finished Solar Charger

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