How To: Make An Emergency Solar Cell Phone Charger

How To: Make An Emergency Solar Cell Phone Charger

Taryn Williford
Oct 1, 2008

We're close to seeing the end of hurricane season (November 30). But beacuse disasters of all kinds can strike at any time, it's never a bad idea to be prepared. With more and more people dropping their landlines for a cell-only household, it's tough to know what do do in an emergency. If you're handy with a soldering iron, why don't you try to make an emergency solar-powered cell phone charger with help from the team at My Home 2.0...

This mint tin charger uses mini solar panels from a science or electronics hobby store (or order them online) and a cheap cell phone charger to make a gadget for power-outage emergencys or to keep in your car in case you're stranded somewhere with half a bar left.

A full How To is available here at My Home 2.0.

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