NOCO Genius Mini Battery Charger | Save Your Battery | Under $80



Hey everyone thanks for checking out today’s video. We picked up this great charger for our marine batteries. It’s a great way to save the longevity of your batteries.
We picked up this charger from Cabelas

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Save yourself charging time! Dewalt Fast Battery Charger REVIEW



Tired of charging one battery at a time? Find out why Brad loves having this Dewalt Fast Battery Charger on his jobsite.

This review on Dewalt’s four port charger is from Brad McMeekin, owner and president of Skyline Construction, a custom home builder and renovation company based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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eBike charger / power supply – How to modify them and save money!



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It’s a little known fact that these Chinese chargers can easily be modified to output up to 108v. Obviously, the limiting factor is the physical ability to deliver an adequate amount of current but, for an emergency, it’s a brilliant solution for range anxiety!

2A charger (240W) which is identical to the silver one I have. You can ramp it up to 84v & 2.8A http://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/bxfcQhjE

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EBL 6F22 Lithium Ion 9V Charger (Save Money On Batteries)



I know this is nothing shocking or ground breaking but I recently bought a Lithium Ion 9V Battery charger to save money on my recordings. I purchased a preamp about two years ago for my video camera to help get better audio, unfortunately the unit eats batteries. I hated spending so much money on batteries since the unit ate up a 9V in less than 30 minutes. Well I found this unit and I thought I would share it with you.

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Make your STUPID EV charger SMART and SAVE MONEY ๐Ÿ”‹๐Ÿ”Œ๐Ÿš—



Am testing a cable from a company called OHME its a very clever cable. It has a smart box connected to it with an inbuilt simcard. This allows it to turn any electric car charger, 3 pin socket or commando socket into a SMART charger. One way this can SAVE you money is allowing it to work with your energy provider for example octopus have a deal called Agile Octopus which has half an hour readings from your smart meter but there price also changes every half an hour meaning if your charger can turn off and on the charging when its cheap your save MONEY!

Ohme Cable will be for sale from octopus for a HUGE discount making it the cheapest 3 pin granny cable on the market, however this can work with any untethered EVSE charger or tethered if your willing to pay an electrician to hard wire it to your existing system.

This system is also able to talk to the cars API system at current it can do BMW, Tesla and Nissan however they are working to get the API for the Renault Zoe. Working with the API allows you and them to set the charge rate to stop at a given percentage.

My Personal Fav bit of the cable is to charge when it is GREEN, this lets you tell the cable you want to charge during LOW co2 on the grid meaning if your already a 100% green customer your also not creating extra demand on the grid meaning no coal needs to be fired up!

They also have plans in the future to see what your smart meter is exporting to the grid on solar energy and then tell your charger “hey the solar panels are exporting” this will then turn your charge rate up to match export.
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MIT LaunchXClubs Finalist:Team Emergence: Cord Restored Never replace a charger again! Save๐ŸŒŽ from๐Ÿ”Œ



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NEVER REPLACE A CHARGER AGAIN! Visit us at www.cordrestored.com

Our Product: Cord Restored products repair laptop and phone chargers, electrical cords, cables, wires and external power chargers using a proprietary cutting-edge technology. Easy-to-apply and quick-drying!

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MIT LaunchXClubs Finalist:Team Emergence: Cord Restored Never replace a charger again! Save๐ŸŒŽ from๐Ÿ”Œ



NEVER REPLACE A CHARGER AGAIN! Visit us at www.cordrestored.com

Our Product: Cord Restored products repair laptop and phone chargers, electrical cords, cables, wires and external power chargers using a proprietary cutting-edge technology. Easy-to-apply and quick-drying!

Our Mission: One million tons of external power supplies are manufactured each year, but most end up in the landfill. We aim to slow down this pipeline by extending the life-cycle of these items.

About Us: The MIT LaunchX Entrepreneurship Program will be holding the LaunchX Global Demo Day Finals on May 4, 2019, at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Cord Restored team is excited to be selected as one of twenty LaunchX Global Finalists out of over a thousand teams from around the world.

In an effort to slow down the amount of toxic e-waste being sent to landfills, Cord Restored produces cutting-edge products that extend the lifespan of electric cords and chargers. Throughout the year in the lead up to the Global Demo Day, the Polytechnic School team worked through the MIT LaunchX School Club curriculum, as well as with their LaunchX appointed mentor, to develop a comprehensive business plan for their innovative company. Finnegan Keller, Matthew Burke and Ryan Lavery are looking forward to meeting the Launch X team and other LaunchX Global Finalists. Letโ€™s work together and make a difference!

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Mobile Phone Repair Tips To Help Your Save Money

For many people, getting your phone fixed or repaired is a very costly move. And so, whenever they get a cracked phone’s screen, dropped their phone in the toilet or their battery is no longer working, they usually just opt to buy a new one. However, having your phone fixed or repaired is actually not that costly only if you know the right thing to do.

Consumers have plenty of misconceptions which may either be grounded on some truth or are simply untrue. Specialists in mobile phone repair share some tips below on how to save money for your mobile phone repair.

In most cases, there is still a high chance that your phone can be repaired. So instead of actually buying a new one, just have it checked first so you will know your options. You can actually have your phone fixed. You can buy parts online and watch or read tutorials. But one key thing that you have to understand is that repairing a mobile device requires some technical skills and lots of patience.

Sometimes, it is more cost-effective to bring your device to a trained professional rather than experiment with your device. You can save time, money and effort, and expect better results. Additionally, premium brands have limited one-year warranties. And if your device is accidentally damaged, it is highly likely that the warranty has already been voided. Simply put, if you bring your device to a third party shop, you don’t have to worry about voiding the warranty because it already is.

And compared to service providers who will convince you to buy a new device, third party shops will try to do their best to repair your phone first before recommending to you to buy a new one. So you can really rely on their skills and knowledgeable before you are advised to buy a new mobile phone.

The cost of repairing your phone will depend on where you bring it as well as the damage your phone has. But if you consider the convenience and guaranteed results, in most circumstances, you are paying a small price to give your device a new lease on life. A lot of people underestimate the value of their devices. They forget the fact that when you sign a contract with a carrier, the carrier subsidizes the device. So if you think that phone repair cost is too pricey, know the real value of your phone first.

Lastly, there are some third party repair shops which have earned dubious reputations, however, there are also mobile repair shops, majority of them actually, are honest and provide quality service to their customers.

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How to Recondition a Battery – Save Money, Save the Planet

Battery reconditioning is big business these days and it is only going to get bigger. Batteries are an environmental hazard containing many dangerous chemicals and many people not disposing of them properly.

While our society becomes more and more dependent of battery power year after year millions of old batteries are thrown away. However you don’t have to throw them away, in fact you can recondition them and bring the life back into any battery and reuse it over and over again.

First however many people have a misconception that recharging and reconditioning a battery is the same thing. They aren’t, when you recharge a battery you simply are adding a charge to the battery for a period of time, the more you do this the less they work to their full capacity and need to be charged more often.

When you recondition a battery you are restoring the battery back to its full capabilities. There are many methods around that can help recondition batteries depending on the type of battery you have.

There are companies out there that offer a reconditioning service or you can learn to do it yourself. To do it yourself is not difficult with the right tools and equipment however you should have a good understanding of the different types of batteries and how they should be handled before attempting any reconditioning.

One method to help recondition batteries that some people suggest is to put them in a freezer for 24 hours and then recharge them again. If you have a lead-acid battery these often will go a crystalline form if old or left to discharge for a long time, in this case you can get a specialized battery charger that shots a high current though the battery causing the crystalline to turn back into lead and sulfuric acid and bring the life back into the battery.

Some people have even created a home business out of reconditioning old batteries that they get for free and sell for a profit.

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Beat the Printer Scheme and Save a Ton of Money on Ink or Toner

Before you buy another printer, make sure you read this article. The printing manufacturers actually do not make any money on the printer itself. Instead, the real profits are made on the ink and toner. In general, the cheaper the printer, the more you will get gouged when it comes to replacing cartridges. But this is not always the case. The high end printer manufacturers are ready and willing to jump deep into your pocketbook. And if you let them, they will stay there for very long time.

The Microchip Scheme

The primary way in which the printing companies gouge your pocketbook is by placing a small microchip on the ink or toner cartridge. The cartridge will stop working when you print a fixed number of pages (usually around 5,000) even if you have plenty of supply remaining. Sometimes the chips are also programmed to stop working after a fixed period of time (eg, six months) regardless of how many pages you have printed. The chips are usually patented so as to guarantee that you will always buy a new cartridge from the original manufacturer.

Just to illustrate how expensive it can be to buy the wrong printer, here is a personal example. I fell for HP's marketing scheme and bought a "low cost" HP 1500 Color Laser Jet two years ago for $ 499.00. I just checked with Staples.com and the cost of replacing all the toner cartridges and drum including tax (free shipping) is $ 597.33.

Is there a way around this?

Yes! If you do not have a chip on the cartridge then you can simply look on the internet and find a refill kit. This will work quite well. However, as a general rule, printing quality will decrease after approximately five refills.

If you have a microchip on your cartridge, there are a couple of options. First, with many cartridges you will be able to find a "chip reset" kit on the internet. Buying ink or toner and a chip reset kit is usually much cheaper than replacing the cartridge. You will be able to use the reset kit over and over again, so it will pay for itself. If you can not find a reset kit for your cartridge, you can probably find a replacement chip. The microchips are usually glued on the side of the cartridge, so you can just pry off the old chip and glue on a new one.

The "Nuclear Option"

I saved the best for last! If this works, it is your best option, but you might have to do a little bit of internet research on your specific printer. What the printing companies do not want you to know is that there is usually a way to configure your printer so that you are able to reset the chip memory. In some cases, you can completely disable the printer's use of the chip. Getting back to my HP 1500 Color LaserJet, I was able to do this by holding down the big green button for 20 seconds when the power is turned on. On this printer, this causes what is known as a "hard reset" of all internal memory settings. Whereas I should have been forced to replace all of my toner and the drum, I have now been printing for months in normal operation without a glitch and with no error messages!

Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that you will be able to reset, replace, or bypass the microchip on your printer's cartridge. Every year, it sees that the printer manufacturers become more and more skilled at preventing you from taking charge of your machine. However, now you are armed with a little bit of knowledge – and knowledge is power. The next time your printer runs out of ink or toner, do not be so eager to go out and buy a new cartridge. Remember, if there is a way around it, you can find it! The personal satisfaction you get in saving money and beating them at their own game will put a little bit of excitement in what might have been a depressing and costly situation.

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