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November 6, 2015 AT 8:29 am

NEW TUTORIAL: Qi Wireless Recharging Battery Case

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NEW TUTORIAL: Qi Wireless Recharging Battery Case

Usefullness of a mobile device diminishes greatly when its batteries cross the River Styx; passing from the land of the living into the realm of lost socks.

Add a battery case?

Sounds like a great idea, but you might have to give-up wireless charging (if your phone has it). Charging receivers need to be coaxially aligned and in close proximity to a power transmitter – a battery case will rain on your phones charging parade.

Here’s an idea, why don’t we integrate a universal Qi wireless receiver into the battery case.

Now we’re talking!

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If you don’t want to void your warranty or risk letting the magic smoke of out of your phone or battery case… I would recommend using the Qi charging stickers that terminate in Micro / Mini USB connectors.

For this guide, we will use the Qi Universal Charging Module and integrate it into a Nexus 5 Limefuel battery case.

Modifying devices with high-capacity batteries can be very dangerous; please be careful!

See the full tutorial here.


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