[Gta04-owner] Advance OpenStreetMap surveying with GTA04? / batteries

Alexander Lehner lehner at edv-buero-lehner.de
Mon Mar 19 14:08:55 CET 2012

On Mon, 19 Mar 2012, mayeul.kauffmann at free.fr wrote:

Another thing that might be interesting is the following (solar) charger, 
which charges up to 4 AA cells either with power plug, anything up to 6V 
or solar (needs about 1 day) and has output to various plugs (usb, 
cellphones, even 12V).
It's pretty expensive (200 EUR) but the only solar stuff that somehow 
works. And you should get a second pair of panels.


What I can NOT recommend is a single AA -> 5V adapter. To less power, and 
mine was such a crap that it destroyed the usb plug of my NEO. See my 
report on the wiki:


For low temperatures I've made good experience using the new NiZn 
(nickel-zinc) batteries, they have 1.6V instead of 1.2, about the same 
capacity but need a special charger and longer charge time.


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