Got a netbook? Need longer battery life?
Originally designed specifically to work with the latest netbooks, the minigorilla is also able to charge the Apple iPad
when used in conjunction with the optional gorilla-pad connector (sold separately)
. It can also be used with e-readers, camcorders, mobile phones and many more electronic products that require a 19v DC input or less.
The minigorilla portable charger has a laser-etched rubber coating, meaning it's tough and durable. Supplied with a universal AC travel charger that works in over 150 countries around the world, a neoprene carry case and a whole host of monkeynuts to allow connectivity to the most popular of electronic products.
minigorilla has many safety features including short-circuit and over-charging protection. If a previously used output voltage saved in the minigorilla's memory is higher than the voltage a new device to be charged requires, the minigorilla will automatically shut off.
If the USB and DC output ports are empty, minigorilla will automatically shut off after 2 minutes and if devices attached via USB and DC output port are fully charged, minigorilla will also shut off. The minigorilla has a long storage life, if it hasn't been used for a year, the battery capacity lost is less than 10%.
minigorilla features an LCD screen which indicates battery capacity status and level of charge left in minigorilla, and the blue backlight will automatically turn off after 5 seconds to save power.
The minigorilla will give up to 5-6 hours on a Sony Vaio P-series
netbook at 10.5 volt setting. minigorilla will give up to 2 hours on
other netbooks set at 19 volts. However, the minigorilla may discharge
its power in 30 minutes as it's recharging the internal battery of the
netbook. The combined recharge of the internal battery and the power
used during initial connection gives up to an additional 2 hours of
The minigorilla can be recharged via the included mains charger or via
the fabulous solargorilla solar charger
! (sold separately) The
solargorilla will fully recharge the minigorilla within 6-9 hours and
minigorilla can be recharged via its included mains adaptor in 5.5
Featuring a range of voltage settings (8.4v, 9.5v, 10.5v, 12v &
19v), the minigorilla has a 5v USB output, meaning you can also recharge
your mobile, iPod, iPhone, PDA, PSP and more. Incorporating the latest
HDLP (High Density Lithium Polymer) battery technology, the minigorilla
will have maximum power efficiency to size and weight.
Kit contains:11 x laptop tips;
- L01D for ASUS/Compaq/HP
- L51D for ASUS/Winbook
- L52D for ASUS/Compaq/HP
- L53D for ASUS/Compaq/HP/Gateway/IBM/Lenovo/Fujitsu/NEC/Olivetti/Toshiba
- L54D for Fujitsu/Panasonic/Samsung/Sony
- L55D for Toshiba
- L61D for Dell (power only)
- L72D for HP/LED monitor/Scanner
- L73D for Samsung/Sony
- L74D for HP/ GPS Navigator
- L75D for ASUS/Lenovo/BenQ
If you have an Apple MacBook with a Magsafe connector we recommend the more powerful Gorilla
& Apple Airline Adaptor
. The mini gorilla will also power Apple Notebooks with a MagSafe connector when you purchase the Apple Airline Adaptor
, however is has less than half the battery life of the bigger Gorilla.
NOTE: In both cases, the Apple MacBooks will be powered
by the gorilla or mini-gorilla, but the battery inside the Apple notebook will not be charged.9 x mobile and handheld device tips:
- Mini USB
- Micro USB
- Retractable USB cable with DC3.5 x 1.1 (old style Nokia)
- Samsung G600
- LG Chocolate
- DC 2.0 (mini Nokia)
- DC 4.0 for Sony PSP
- Sony-Ericsson K750i
- Nintendo DS Lite Included Accessories:
- DC extension cable (80cm)
- Zipped case
- Universal/International Mains Charger
(Product images featuring iphones, netbooks etc are for display purposes only - the 'connector tips' for these devices are included in the mini gorilla kit.)
Q: Can I charge my minigorilla from solar?
A: Yes, using solargorilla
- available separatelyQ: Can I use my netbook mains charger to charge the minigorilla?
A: No, please only use the supplied Powertraveller approved mains chargerQ: How many extra hours of power can the minigorilla provide my netbook?
A: The minigorilla will give you between 4-6 hours extra powerQ: How many times can my minigorilla be recharged?
A: You can recharge the minigorilla over 1,000 times without any significant decrease in battery performaceQ: How long will my minigorilla store the power for?
A: Your minigorilla will still have at least 60% of its power after one year.Q: How do I charge my iPhone/iPod from the minigorilla?
A: Connect your white sync/charge cable that came with your iPhone / iPod to the USB port on the minigorillaQ: I cannot find the correct tip for my netbook?
A: To find out what tip your netbook uses, please use the 'tip finder' on powertraveller's website
. Alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org with the make and model of your netbook.Q: How do I work out which voltage setting to use with my laptop?
A: You will need to look at the sticker printed on the AC mains charger supplied with your netbook. Match the output voltage on the netbook mains charger as closely as you can with the voltage option on the minigorilla e.g. 19.5v netbook will require 19v from the minigorillaQ: Can my minigorilla charge my laptop as well as my netbook?
A: The minigorilla is only suitable for netbooks. In some cases it can provide extra power for certain laptops, but we would recommend the powergorilla for laptops in all instances.Q: How can I get my Minigorilla to offer maximum extra power to my Netbook/laptop?
A: You should either ensure that your netbook/laptop is fully charged before connecting minigorilla, this will enable minigorilla to power your device rather than having to increase its workload to charge it too. If its convienient you can also create the same effect and prolong the extra power available by removing your internal battery