Use Cell Phone Batteries to power a Nintendo?

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Use Cell Phone Batteries to power a Nintendo?

Post by ihakr » Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:32 pm

I'm still trying to get good, cheap ideas to power my pN64. I came across the Chinese made extended batteries that are made for the HTC EVO 4G with a charger that doesn't require the actual phone to charge the batteries. The batteries work very well for my phone, and they have 3500 mAh and output 3.7 volts. So I could wire two up to get 7000 mAh and have 7.4 volts and have a charger. I am wondering if there are any obvious problem to my solution to my battery problem.

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Re: Use Cell Phone Batteries to power a Nintendo?

Post by hidiosoman » Tue Mar 01, 2011 8:04 pm

It doesn't work that way. You can either add voltage OR Ah. Not both.

Buy this if you wanna be on the cheap: ... 1584wt_910" onclick=";return false;

It will get you 4000mAh at 7.4v if wired in parallel.

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Re: Use Cell Phone Batteries to power a Nintendo?

Post by Basement_Modder » Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:59 pm

You would need 4 batteries to get that voltage and capacity.

Or you could just live with 3500mAh. That's still like 2 hours.

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