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Lippie Power Bank

Postby Lamont » Sat 15 Sep, 2018 7:06 pm

Looking for a lipstick sized reliable power bank about 3500. Any ideas?
This was all I could find.
https://www.cablegeek.com.au/shop/power ... ower-bank/

this is something that I would like-
Koral 3350 Portable Charger - 3350mAh Lipstick Size.
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby ribuck » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 6:41 am

Just be aware that a "lipstick size" portable charger is not the same size as a tube of lipstick.
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby GPSGuided » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 9:48 am

Lots of options on AliExpress.

https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/ee4VvC5
Just move it!
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby Watertank » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 11:17 am

I have a few power banks - I have found that Anker lasts the longest - if you are happy with something larger than lipstick size I would go for https://www.cablegeek.com.au/shop/power ... ower-bank/
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby Lamont » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 12:03 pm

Ta so far,
ha ha yes not lippie size I know -just a name, looking at AExpress just hoping someone might have a model they recommend, have 2 Xiaomi PBs already -5000 and 1000, needs to be small. The model I linked even has a nice oval shape and would disappear nicely in my rucksack but only seems to be on Amazon.
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby Mark F » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 1:17 pm

I agree about Anker products - all mine have been excellent.

A couple of alternatives:
You can buy just the lipstick charger without the battery and then add in a top quality Panasonic cell https://www.fasttech.com/products/1420/10001980/1141100-panasonic-ncr-18650b-rechargeable-3400mah-3-7v. They come in both round and square profiles.

Another is a Miller charger https://www.fasttech.com/product/1137904-miller-ml-102-universal-usb-smart-charger-version and add as many cells as you want depending on trip length.

One thing to watch if you go this route is the length of the cell. Protection adds a bit to the cell length and may make them a bit long to fit. Being single cell chargers protection is less of an issue.
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby Lamont » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 2:06 pm

Ta Mark, I see the battery you linked but not the "lipstick charger without the battery". Is it a tube somewhere on the site?
Is this it?
https://www.fasttech.com/products/1424/ ... ox-diy-kit
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby Watertank » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 2:27 pm

I see that the weight of the Anker Astro E1 is listed as 119grams on Amazon and the lipstick AUKey linked in the first post is listed as 146 grams.
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby Mark F » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 2:49 pm

Lamont wrote:Ta Mark, I see the battery you linked but not the "lipstick charger without the battery". Is it a tube somewhere on the site?
Is this it?
https://www.fasttech.com/products/1424/ ... ox-diy-kit


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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby Lamont » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 2:56 pm

Ah ha! :D Fastech which is new (ta Mark) to me revealed this little number
https://www.fasttech.com/products/1424/ ... -bank-3-6v
and this in depth review if you anyone is interested in a one unit piece.
https://www.xiaomitoday.com/zmi-powerba ... lashlight/ (Sans the torch)
You can see the internal battery is literally "3350mAh single-capacity LG F1L battery with a full-voltage of 4.2V"
thus fastech and the manufacturer say 3000mh capacity(only a loss of 10% ? ).
Xiaomi does have a reputation for losing very little of its stated capacity. Double click adaption for small items as well (-my head torch) and 76 grams.

I think for my needs this would work, but clearly Mark's idea is (slightly heavier/roughly same size) superior for the longer term away from power.
Mark do you know would this be equal to the battery you linked in output?
EDIT just saw 3315mh
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby Nuts » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 4:26 pm

This company is another good source for electronics: https://au.element14.com/search?st=powerbank
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby Watertank » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 4:45 pm

Lamont for some reason I can't find the Xiaomi Mi ZMI Mobile Power Bank on the Mi website....just wondering whether the use of the word "authentic" is correct...
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Re: Lippie Power Bank

Postby Lamont » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 5:08 pm

Ta WT, I think this is the Chinese official site?
http://www.zmifi.com/ this is stamped on the unit.
"ZMi Is a New Line of Xiaomi Power Banks'-they used to be MI, is all I can find I believe it is not dodgy.
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