PowerMat is a brand-new tool on the marketplace that allows you to wirelessly bill a range of devices, such as cellphones and handheld video games. You just drop them on the PowerMat – its magnets draw each device right into the ideal setting for charging, and afterwards charge it via magnetic fields. Lights as well as noises show the status of the gadget and tell you when it is totally billed (at which point the PowerMat is brilliant enough to turn off).
What tools can you charge with PowerMat as well as exactly how do you do it? These gadgets come under three main categories: cellphones (cellphones), portable video games consoles, as well as miscellaneous gadgets. For some tools there are special receivers that are affixed to the gadget for convenient wireless charging. Other devices have to be charged with a more traditional wired connector – for this purpose the PowerMat comes with a committed PowerCube Universal Receiver and multiple connectors (known as ‘suggestions’).
Apple iPhone 3G: There is devoted support for the apple iphone 3G; it needs the installation of an unique PowerMat suitable receiver case (acquired individually). The apple iphone can additionally be billed with a special PowerCube Apple tip (included) or receiver dock (bought individually).
Apple apple iphone 3GS: A devoted receiver is close to release for the iPhone 3GS. In the meanwhile make use of the unique PowerCube Apple tip (consisted of) or receiver dock (acquired separately).
Apple iPhone (various other versions): Make use of the special PowerCube Apple idea (consisted of) or receiver dock (acquired independently).
Edge BlackBerry Bold, Curve 8300, Contour wireless phone charger 8900 and also Pearl: There is committed assistance for these Blackberry models; it calls for the installation of a special PowerMat compatible battery door (acquired individually).
RIM BlackBerry Trip: A dedicated receiver is close to launch for the BlackBerry Tour, in the meantime use micro-USB pointer (included).
RIM BlackBerry (various other designs including Storm): Use mini-USB or micro-USB pointers as needed (consisted of).
LG: Usage LG 1 or micro-USB suggestions (included).
Samsung: Use Samsung 2 pointer (included).
Motorola: Usage micro-USB or mini-USB ideas (included).
Hand: Usage micro-USB pointer (consisted of).
Bluetooth Headset: Use micro-USB idea (consisted of).
HTC: Usage mini-USB pointer (consisted of).
Nokia: Use special Nokia 2mm suggestion (acquired independently).
Sony Ericsson: Usage special Sony Ericsson pointer (purchased independently).
Nintendo DS Lite: There is devoted support for the Nintendo DS Lite; it requires fitting a special PowerMat suitable receiver back (acquired separately). The DS Lite can additionally be billed with an unique PowerCube DS Lite pointer (included).
Nintendo DSi: There is specialized assistance for the Nintendo DSi; it requires suitable a special PowerMat suitable receiver back (purchased independently). The DSi can likewise be billed with a special PowerCube DSi pointer (consisted of).
Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP): Use Sony PSP tip (included).
Note that the receiver backs do not require to be removed for game play. Receivers for other game consoles are under advancement.
Various other Gadgets:
iPod Touch: There is devoted assistance for the iPod Touch; it calls for fitting a special PowerMat compatible receiver situation (acquired individually). The iPod Touch can also be billed with a special PowerCube Apple suggestion (included) or receiver dock (purchased independently).
iPod (various other models): Usage Apple tip (included) or receiver dock (purchased individually).
GPS tools: Usage mini-USB suggestion (consisted of).
Some Kodak video cameras: Usage Sony PSP idea (consisted of).
It can be seen that there is excellent coverage of a lot of handheld tools by the PowerMat. Nonetheless, a lot of these have to be charged making use of the PowerCube so if real wireless capability for specific tools is necessary after that it is beneficial inspecting to guarantee that receivers are available for them.
Trevor L John, Ph.D., Designer as well as Gadget Fanatic