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MintyBoost: DIY AA USB Charger

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Similar to the Portable USB Charger we showed you a while ago, but much prettier, the MintyBoost is a DIY USB charger in an Altoids gum tin.


How long will a pair of AA's run your video iPod? How about 3 hours. That sound pretty good? Head over to instructables to see a detailed step-by-step and make one yourself. There's even a kit available you can purchase.


MintyBoost kit [Adafruit]

MintyBoost! - Small battery-powered USB charger [Instructables via Digg]

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I bet this would work with my Zune HD...for that price, what could it hurt to try?