Making A Portable Charger From A Mint Tin

Making A Portable Charger From A Mint Tin

By: Delilah Nguyen

They say you can make anything out of anything, but did you know you can make a portable charger out of a mint tin? This idea is for people who would rather craft their own personalized portable charger than buying one. It consists of buying a few items, although you can find some of the materials right in your house. This Buzzfeed article has instructions of how to make it in just seven steps. The article was inspired by Crazy Russian Hacker as he provided a video of how to do it.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/carolineemiller/make-your-own-portable-phone-charger-from-a-mint-tin?utm_term=.hpxxB429E#.jvANlBe9X

 

A mint tin portable charger relates to engineering because this involves electrical engineering and mobile engineering as well. This idea’s purpose in hardware engineering is to charge a mobile device. Electrical engineering is related since there are electrical components in the materials. You will also need to know how to wire batteries and understand the electrical parts of this idea.