- The standard wall transformer for mains to 5 volts
- A mobile Qi charger powered by a LiPo Battery
- A solar powered, LiPo backed Qi Charger
The last two methods allow you to take your Qi charger away from the wall - out and about. Here are some diagrams for all three methods:
Each of the methods should be connected (individually, not together - that's an either-or arrow) to the Qi charger. Different LiPo batteries can be used with more or less capacity.
Pretty much all of the Qi chargers I have seen have a wall connection - they have not been imagined as a mobile device, as most of the Qi chargers (well...) charge a mobile device.
The next article will look at methods for using a Qi receiver module and what we might want to do besides charge our phone or tablet. Ideas?