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Never run out of battery with the Powerbank.

At the end of the day, your smartphone often runs out of power and you don’t have the possibility to recharge it? Are you panicking at the thought of your cell phone going off? Or, can you no longer work on your new project because your laptop has run out of power? Then the backup battery is perfect for you. It does more than charge your iPhone or PC, it can fill the battery of almost any device with a USB port. Be careful, this is not about buying just any.

With this guide, you will find the right external battery for your needs.
Choose your power bank according to the device;

For the smartphone
Typically, smartphones have a battery capacity of between 1,000 and 3,000 mAh, depending on the brand. In order to fully charge your mobile (iPhone 6/7/8), you can opt for a 2,500 mAh Powerbank. However, you should be aware that on some phones (iPhone 10, Galaxy S8 etc), you will instead use a backup battery of 5000 mAh or more. But, do you want to charge your mobile more than once, especially when you are camping or hiking over several days? So now you can buy an external battery with a capacity of 10,000 to 15,000 mAh.
For the tablet, the power of tablets relates to the generation. Those of the latest generation consume more. But, in general, their capacity is between 5,000 and 10,000 mAh.
We recommend that you use a battery charger with a capacity of 10,000 to 15,000 mAh in order to charge your device completely or even several times depending on the model.

For PC computer
Do you want to charge your PC once or twice?
Opt for a 15,000 mAh USB-C external power bank battery.
However, if your computer consumes a lot of power or you are going to be unable to charge it for a long time, then choose a Powerbank with a capacity of above 20,000 mAh.
Please note that the voltage (voltage) of your PC battery and that of the nomadic battery must be identical.
In addition, the amperage (current) written to your computer’s battery will be the same as an external battery, at the risk of overheating or slowing recharging. Take a good look at what is written on your PC charger. But also, check the compatibility of the connectors of the portable battery with your computer, in particular the diameter. For several devices at the same time Are you hiking or camping for several days and you don’t have a way to charge all your everyday or outdoor devices?
So prefer a power bank with large capacity, from 20,000 to 30,000 mAh and several USB ports. In reality, it depends on your needs and especially the power of your devices. Please note that the 30,000 mAh external battery may take time to charge your mobile.

Small tip, there are also portable batteries, very practical, that can be powered by solar energy.

Buy a backup battery, a choice of different capacities.
You can also choose your portable charger according to its capacity. Each portable battery has its own capacity of up to 50,000 mAh. The higher the powerbank capacity , the more energy it stores and can charge multiple devices simultaneously with at least two to three USB ports or equipment many times. Also be aware that the external battery does not discharge all of its accumulated energy, as it needs it to function. But also, due to a loss of energy. Therefore, always choose a Powerbank with a capacity greater than that of the battery of the device (s) to be recharged.

Chose you outdoor battery according to its charging time

The charging time of your portable battery depends on its model and capacity, but it is usually around 2-6 hours.
For charging the external battery charger, the input power can be 5V / 1A, 2A or 3A with USB-C.
In order to optimize the charging of your power bank as much as possible, prefer the use of an AC adapter with quick charge functions. Indeed, when you connect your portable battery to your computer USB port, the charge is slowed down, because your PC  supplies less.
The charging time of your daily or outdoor devices comes from several factors: the power of your accessories, the quality and type of output of your external power bank battery. Your portable charger has two types of output: • 5V / 1A: to charge mobile phones and many other devices, • 5V / 2A: to charge your tablet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The intensity of the USB port is measured in amps (1A or 2A) and will be decisive for the charging speed. If you are using high amperage, then charging will be faster.
Warning, check the information on the original battery of your device, because the intensity of the portable battery must be the same as that written on the battery of your equipment. Otherwise, there is a risk of overheating. Our advice for faster charging is to use a battery charger from the same brand as your device. A portable charger, various weights and dimensions You have surely noticed in the store or e-commerce store, there are different sizes of battery charger and therefore different weights.
Usually a 15,000mah power bank weighs around 300g.
The 30,000 mAh one weighs about 0,5 kg.
The smaller the battery, the less heavy it is and the less it charges. To charge your phone only once or twice, opt for a small power bank that you can easily slip into your bag.

Buying a nomadic battery, a question of ports
Do you only have one device to charge? So buy a battery charger with only one USB port. Do you have several devices to charge at the same time? Prefer a backup battery with the same number of devices to charge. Simple, right? You should know that if you go for a 15,000mAh power bank with 3 USB ports, it will divide the max power per port.
Find quality backup batteries on Powertec.

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Since it arrived on the first smartphones a few years ago, USB-C has continued to gain traction. We see it on all our electronic devices and it is gradually establishing itself as the connector standard of tomorrow. But if the USB-C is above all a design, that is to say a connection that can be plugged in any direction (phew!) what about its characteristics and why all manufacturers do not stop praising the integration of this standard in their new electronic products? USB-C or USB Type-C is first and foremost a standard relating to the cable connector, which differs from the USB-A, microUSB and Lightin connectors that we knew until then, and that we found on many Android and iPhone smartphones. Like its cousins, a USB-C port allows you to charge devices, exchange data, and even transmit audio and video streams. It is ultimately through these latest uses that USB-C finds its universality. But what interests us here is that USB-C is, like other USB standards, made for recharging. USB-C offers several energy profiles. While the classic USB operated at 5V, then at 5.2V then at 3.7V only allowed 2.5 Watts then 5Watts of power, the Type-C offers at least 10 Watts (which explains the new charging standards smartphone Fast charge) and a maximum of 100 Watts, which allows a computer to be recharged.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Powertec began working on this new standard in 2016, which opens up a small revolution, both in terms of charging, connectivity and the products to be charged. In order to develop a USB-C ecosystem, the R&D of the first USB-C solar charger has just been completed with a launch on the market in 2021.

To go with it, a series of new USB-C accessories to charge everything quickly, including:
A USB-C cigar lighter adapter (5V / 3A)
A USB-C power adapter
A 3-in-1 cable, microUSB + USB-C + Lightin
A serie of Powerbanks integrating USB-C in / out ports
A USB-C induction charger
Thus equipped, the next USB-C solar panel + its accessories will bring you all the comfort of a light, robust and fast nomadic charge!

Have a safe trip to all!

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Any Drone user knows the Fly More Kit from DJI Mavic 2 that allows to optimize flying time and battery charging.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Fly More Kit from DJI Mavic 2 comes with an Air Car Charger  used to charge the Intelligent Flight Battery through the car’s 12 V accessory socket. It comes with low-voltage protection to ensure enough starting battery voltage for the car. Overheating protection will automatically cut off charging if the accessory port exceeds a certain temperature.

For Powertec, car’s 12V aaccessory socket also means charging on-the-go through solar charging station, thus without needing any car power but only taking advantage of Powertec technology.

Indeed, with its Pack 16W Tactic, Powertec has developed a powerfull portable Powerbank rating 30.000mA/h @ 4,5A max and allowing to charge any electronics devices in outdoor (from 5 to 21V) using the same car’s 12V accessory socket for all battery needing more that 12V output.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The so called  PT9014 can be charged by both normal DC plug or on the go by the solar panel  PT16Flap or the latest PT21 USB-C and this in only few hours of good sunny light.
The battery will thus be a powerbank that allows to charge or reload your DJI Mavic drones battery while you are Outdoor !

The “pass-through” technology takes here all its interest  for this efficient solar charging station : the solar panel is charging the Powertec Powerbank which meantime is charging the DJI Mavic 2 battery.

Latest adventures in full autonomy during more than 6 weeks have experienced this latest Powertec technology and thus have been able to power their DJI Mavic 2 batteries during more than 40 days into the wild.
A drone is not only a great way to take pictures and videos but is also a great security means while you have to find your path within dangerous icepaths with numerous holes that could endanger the whole trip. This security element has now become part of adventure and it would be a shame not to take advantage of..

Powertec has blown its candles of 12 years of existence few months ago : it has become a reference in this very competitive solar panel market thanks to this kind of very efficient solautions . This solar station is thus unique and makes it very special for DJI Mavic Drone portable charging solutions.

We are proud to be part of big adventures each year for these reasons, giving thus a sense to our initial mission ..  bring autonomy to their users in full confidence of efficiency and now add this security level that makes adventurers a bit more confortable .

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When humans decide to go into the wild, even though  adventure is there knocking at the door, one must realize that security has a price and stay connected remains some obligations.

Therefore, the less materials you take to lose yourself in nature, energy source will always remain the most important factor to stay safe in any circumstances.

Many options show up to do so :  a lot of batteries or Powerbanks, to avoid having to load on the go is  one
Another option is to have a decent portable solar solution that grants the capacity of loading the material you will bring in the adventure.

Todays, main electronic products are Sport Camera, Satellite phone or simple smartphone if not in a far-far away trek, Drone to make beautiful pics and videos souvenirs and GPS devices such as smart watch .

To create a good solar loading station, the solar capacity must be active within the 5/6 hours of so called good sun to load batteries efficiently.
Another technical detail is that these products usually work between 3,7V (Satellite phones batteries) up to 8V for Cameras and Drones .
A good option is therefore to have a Dual 5V / 12V Solar Panel to be able to optimize charging of all devices within your solar charging station.

The best is finally to combine a good Powerbank to your Solar Panel to create the real Solar charging station.

The principle is simple: The solar Panel constantly charges the battery which is either loading / storing energy or directly connected to your devices will load them in a pass-through mode.

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For instance, combining a PTFLap16 Dual Output Solar panel to a PT5806 Powerbank will enable the loading of all products above, anyhow, anywhere.
The Powerbank will deliver any Voltage from 5V to 20V to charge Drones, Satellite phones, GPS, Cameras and even  your notebook.

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