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Battery and adapter to Dynamo SON 28 or how generated own electricity

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Battery and adapter to Dynamo SON 28 or how generated own electricity

Hi!

I have a "Schmidts Nabendynamo SON28" and would like to generate and save energy in a battery to charge diferents devices.

Is anyone how try or have similar one? Could you recomment something to charge on the road?

Have you used solar panel too?

Thanks a lot!
/Maria

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Charging systems

Hello, Maria,

Take a look at the Peter White Cycles Website for a couple of different systems that will charge electronic devices from a SON hub.

http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/index.html

Once on the site look under "Products" -> "Accessories" -> "Chargers"

I have no relationship with Pete White Cycles and have nothing to gain from providing the link above.

Mark

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Thanks Mark!! Really helpful,

Thanks Mark!!
Really helpful, with lots info!!
//Maria

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Generating Electricity

Hey Maria:

I have a SP Dynamo and will explain my set up whereby I was on the road for 5 months this year and never ran out of juice for my phone and GPS. I have the solar unit but didn't need it.

I don't use the dynamo with a headlight. I figured I needed a light only sparingly (tunnels or riding in the dark which is very unusual). I have the kind of light that is battery powered and can be USB charged.

I bought a small USB cable unit ($30) to run the juice from the dynamo to a storage battery in my handlebar bag. The idea of the storage battery is to keep it topped off with the dynamo, keeping up with useage.
http://premiumbikegear.com/product/biologic-reecharge-dynamo-kit-w-micro-usb-cable/

The storage battery is a Limefuel 15600mAh ($50) and will charge my phone 3-4 times. When I had the opportunity, I would have the battery charged overnight through a normal electrical outlet.

The battery has two USB ports that can supply juice to any 2 USB devices while you ride. I'm really happy with the results.

I hope this helps.

Jack

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Thanks a lot Jack! Nice to

Thanks a lot Jack!
Nice to know is works and not just a dream ;)!!
Best,
/Maria

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Charging battery

The best charger I know is the Forumslader. www.forumslader.de. Long time of warranty and as seen very less troubles. Different types are available. Will buy me the newest one to charge my laptop.

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THanks a lot Peter!! I don´t

THanks a lot Peter!!

I don´t speak german, and I not an expert in electronic, but I will try to translate some parts of the webbsite.
Do you recomment something especial in this site? Do you need to build your own battery?

...it´s very interesting and maybe not difficult to learn!!

//Maria

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Hi Maria

Hi Maria,

if you write a mail to Jens I`m pretty sure he`ll answer in English.
A new and stronger version will be produced in 2015. With this want to load my laptop.

Of course they can build the charger for you for reasonable prices.

peter

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Hi Maria, We've been using

Hi Maria,

We've been using the son 28 to charge a cache battery for the last couple of months of cycling. The battery we're using is a RavPower. We bought it from amazon for 25 euro (including postage). It has a 10400mAh capacity and has two usb output points (one is 1A at 5V and the other is 2A at 5V). The input is 1.5A at 5V. For us that means we can charge the battery fully after 100km of cycling at around 17km/hr average speed.

The adaptor we're using is a Busch Muller e-werk. TBH the e-werk was overkill on my part, I thought we would make use of the different voltage and amperage settings but we don't. All in all we're very pleased with the setup and would recommend it, albeit we would probably buy a cheaper converter next time without the bells and whistles :).

Hope that helps.

Peter

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