Daily Giz Wiz 763: Medis 24/7 Fuel Cell

Episode 763 of the podcast

Medis 24/7 Fuel Cell
Subject: Review of Medis 24/7 Fuel Cell
Released:Wednesday 11 February 2009
Length:about 16 minutes
Download file:dgw0763.mp3 (7.3 MB)

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Short info

Charge your devices in an emergency with the world's first personal portable, fuel cell, the 20 watt-hour Medis 24/7 Fuel Cell.

Detailed information

Inside the Medis 24/7 Fuel Cell is a fuel cartridge which, when activated, the chemical energy stored in the liquid fuel is converted into electrical engery.  After activating the fuel cell by squeezing the fuel cell box, you first connect the supplied power cable connector to the fuel cell, then connect the cable to the appropriate power tip for your device to start charging.  After use, you can send the fuel cell box back to Medis, instructions for which are included in the packaging.

There are different starter kits available.  The most basic is the Power Pack, which includes one fuel cell, the power cable connector, and 4 hot tips (mini USB, LG, Palm Treo and Nokia).  Hot tips are available for other devices, including Samsung, Motorola and Sony Ericsson phones.  Check out the Medis Compatibility List.

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