A Very Pokémon Way To Charge Your Phone Battery

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Spencer Kern, a man so handy we’ve featured his work before, has seen people’s Pokémon Go battery woes and decided to do something about it.

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Using a combination of woodwork, 3D printing and some electronics, he’s built this very lovely Pokécenter-themed charging station.

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The Pokécenter shell is hiding a solar generator, which stores enough juice to be able to charge 10-12 phones at the same time.

It’s not just for show, either; he’s taken it out into the wild, where it looks like it did the job just fine.

Illustration for article titled A Very Pokémon Way To Charge Your Phone Battery

You can see more images, and get more detail on how he put it together, on the project’s work site.

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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