Make a portable solar phone charger for $5

Tools and materials

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solar charger materials

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The link below is just an alternative since the stores where I bought my parts were just available locally in the Philippines. When converted from PHP to USD the price of my spendings would become $5! It's real cheap. The solar panel only cost me $3.

Materials: (Click on the link to see where to buy)
- 6V Mini Solar Panel
- Torn Apart 12v USB Charger Circuit (2 amps - iPod Compatible)
- Your Smartphone (for testing)
- Your Phone's Charger Cable (interchangable)
- Flexible and Foldable Plastic Card (for stand)

- Hot Glue Gun
- 30W Soldering Iron
- Leatherman Multitool