Ever wanted a portable charger for your laptop?
The powergorilla laptop charger will give you an extra 2-5 hours of power, depending on your laptop's specification, and over 20 hours on various other electronic devices.
powergorilla will work with devices up to 24 volts - so from your laptop, right the way down to your mobile phone or iPod! Just select which voltage you require; 5v, 8.4v, 9.5, 12v, 16v, 19v or 24v and the LCD screen will indicate which setting has been chosen.
Then simply hook up your gadget and away you go! You can even daisy-chain, so whilst the powergorilla is charging your laptop, you can charge the powergorilla from the mains power supply. Or you can charge your laptop and your mobile phone simultaneously!
One-touch button technology means the powergorilla charger for laptops is easy to use and its sleek, aluminium casing with shock resistant rubber protection strips makes it totally robust.Eco Benefits:
When used in conjunction with the solargorilla
(available separately), you'll have a totally portable power station! Plus, the powergorilla features solargorilla auto recognition, which means when you connect the solargorilla
, the powergorilla will shut off unnecessary internal circuits to improve charging time by up to 2 hours and the little solar logo in the LCD screen will confirm this!Quality Design:
The powergorilla has also been on field tests out in Afghanistan, Madagascar, Zambia, Antarctica and Norway. Being subjected to extremely hot and very cold temperatures, the powergorilla has successfully charged numerous laptops without fault!
The powergorilla has input voltage auto recognition which means that if
you use your own AC laptop charger (between 16 - 24V only), the
powergorilla will automatically detect the voltage level and set the LCD
display accordingly! It also has a permanent on feature so that when
the powergorilla detects it has been connected to a device, the LCD
screen will flash and the user can double-click the on/off button to
permanently lock the powergorilla on.
powergorilla also has many
safety features including output auto-lock, voltage limitation
protection, short circuit protection, over charging protection and over
All current stock of Powertraveller minigorilla and powergorilla is compatible with the Apple iPad via the gorilla-pad connector
The full Powertraveller portable charger range is now compatible with all Apple iPhone 5's.
Apple have released a USB to lightning adaptor that can be attached to the Powertraveller USB to micro USB monkeytail, which in turn is connected to your Powertraveller portable charger.
The Apple USB to lightning adaptor is available to purchase directly from Apple.com.
Alternatively, you can use your white Apple sync/charge cable to charge the iPhone 5 by plugging it into the USB ports of the powermonkey discovery, extreme, minigorilla, powergorilla and solargorilla.
Simply attach the included female USB tip onto the tail of the monkey and then connect your iPhone 5 via the white sync/charge cable.
Please note, this is a solution whilst the iPhone 5 lightning connector is being developed in accordance with Apple requirements.
The powergorilla kit includes tips/adaptors for most notebooks - to find out what tip your notebook uses, please use the 'tip finder' on powertraveller's website. If your tip is not included, it can usually be purchased separately.Kit contains:
- powergorilla portable laptop charger 9 x mobile device tips:
- Retractable USB Cable with DC3.5 x 1.1 (old style Nokia)
- DC2.0 (mini Nokia)
- Micro USB
- Mini USB
- Samsung G600
- LG Chocolate
- Sony Wide connector tip
- DC4.0 for Sony PSP
- Nintendo DS Lite8 x Gorilla Male Straight Notebook tips:
- L73D7 x Gorilla Female R/A Notebook tips:
3 x Accessories:
- 12V Car charger socket (note this is a 'socket' not a 'plug')
- DC extension cable (80cm)
- Zipped Case
- universal/international AC laptop charger
Lightweight (631g), portable (220 x 130 x 15mm) and tough, powergorilla really does let you roam wild!
To use with Macbook Pro, Macbook Air and Macbook you will need an optional Apple MagSafe Airline Adaptor
or an alternate connection solution. Please note, the MagSafe cable is only suitable for Apple Macs incorporating the MagSafe style of connector. If you are unsure if your Mac uses Magsafe, please email us - you may require the L77D tip for the older Mac laptops (such as Powerbook.). Note, The MagSafe Airline adaptor
cable will only POWER laptops, not charge them.
(Product images featuring iphones, netbooks etc are for display purposes only - the 'connector tips' for these devices are included in the powergorilla kit.)
Q: I can't find the correct tip for my laptop
A: To find out what tip your notebook uses, please use the 'tip finder' on powertraveller's website
. Alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org with the make and model of your laptopQ: How do I work out which voltage setting to use with my laptop?
A: You will need to look at the sticker printed on your laptop's AC Adaptor / Mains charger. Match the output voltage as closely as you can with the option on the powergorilla e.g. 19.5v laptop will require 19v from the powergorilla.Q: How can I connect my powergorilla to my Macbook, Macbook Pro and Macbook Air?
A: The powergorilla is compatible with Apple Mac laptops using the MagSafe type connector. You will need an Apple MagSafe Airline Adaptor, which you can purchase either from Apple directly or from our website. This plugs in to the 12v car charger socket that comes with the powergorilla.
Please note, the MagSafe cable is only suitable for Apple Macs incorporating the MagSafe style of connector. If you are unsure if your Mac uses Magsafe, please email email@example.com - you may require the L77D tip for the older Mac laptops (such as powerbook.) The MagSafe adaptor will only POWER you Mac laptop, it will not charge it.Q: How do I charge my iPhone/iPod from the powergorilla?
A: Connect your white sync/charge cable that came with your iPod/iPhone to the USB port on the powergorilla.Q: What performance can I expect from my powergorilla?
A: In most cases, the powergorilla will run your laptop (similar to an external battery). If your laptop is switched off, the powergorilla will begin charging it. With lower consumption laptops, the powergorilla can charge and power your laptop at the same time.
Q: My powergorilla will not charge my laptop
A: Please ensure you are using the correct tip for your laptop. Once you've confirmed the tip is correct, read the instruction guide that came with the powergorilla and make sure you have selected the correct voltage. If the powergorilla still does not charge your laptop, please remove the laptop's internal battery - details on how to do this will be in your laptop's documentation.
Still having problems? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: My powergorilla shuts down unexpectedly - why?
A: This is safety feature of the powergorilla. This could happen if the powergorilla is being put under too much strain, is too hot, has run out of power or has finished charging your laptop.
Still need help? Please email email@example.comQ: My powergorilla shut down and now will not turn back on - what's wrong?
A: Your powergorilla may have activated a safety feature and will need to be connected to the powergorilla mains charger to give it a "soft reset".Q: What is the life expectancy of my powergorilla and does it have a user-replaceable battery?
A: As with all of the primate power range, we recharged the powergorilla 1,000 times without any significant decrease in battery performance. The powergorilla does not have any user replaceable parts (including the battery).Q: How can I charge my powergorilla?
A: You can charge your powergorilla from the mains charger included, from your laptop's standard mains charger (using one of the converter tips included in the tip pack) or from our solargorilla (available separately).
Q: What do the symbols on the LCD screen mean?
A: Refer to following picture of powergorilla LCD screen...
1. USB symbol
2. Only selected voltage of charge is displayed
3. Bars indicator shows remaining charge in powergorilla
4. Battery indicator flashes, indicating that powergorilla requires chargingQ: How can I get my powergorilla to offer maximum extra power to my Netbook/laptop
A: You should either ensure that your netbook/laptop is fully charged before connecting powergorilla, this will enable powergorilla to power your device rather than having to increase its workload to charge it too. If its convenient you can also create the same effect and prolong the extra power available by removing your internal battery