CHATSWORTH, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), the world's largest manufacturer of rechargeable batteries, introduces the KBC-L2 rechargeable battery pack "eneloop mobile booster," which provides instant back-up power for mobile phones, smart phones, portable music devices and other USB powered devices. The KBC-L2 joins the 'eneloop universe', a group of products based on recycling or 'looping' energy. The eneloop mobile booster is available immediately at an MSRP of $79.99.
"We've all become accustomed to carrying some sort of mobile device with us whether it's a tablet, smart phone, or a music device. Now we can use them more confidently knowing we have portable, convenient power for those devices," said Tom Van Voy, General Manager of the Digital Solutions Division for SANYO North America. "The SANYO mobile booster is easy to use and it's portable enough to take with you anywhere."
With two USB outputs, the KBC-L2 allows two USB devices to be powered at the same time. The SANYO mobile booster not only charges USB devices, it acts as auxiliary power if the battery in the device has completely drained. On a full charge, the L2 provides 5000mAh of power.
The KBC-L2 is based on SANYO's Lithium-ion battery technology. It can be charged using either the bundled AC power adapter or the USB power cable by connecting it to a PC. A mini-USB to micro-USB adapter is also included to ensure compatibility with a wide range of portable devices. The mobile booster can be completely charged in 7 hours from AC power and 14 hours from USB power.
The eneloop mobile booster is designed to be compatible with current configurations of numerous products, including the iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G, iPhone, iPod Touch (1st-4th gen), iPod Classic, iPod nano (1st-6th gen), iPod mini (1st and 2nd gen), iPod (4th and 5th gen), RIM Blackberry Bold, and RIM Blackberry Curve. The L2 provides 5V 500mA output power for charging two devices or 1000mA output power for charging one device. The KBC-L2 will even provide a partial recharge for an iPad or other compatible eReader. To activate the USB output function, the user simply needs to press and hold the DC Out button. The blue power indicator light will stay on for one second signifying that the USB ports are active. The KBC-L2 provides the equivalent power of multiple batteries.
- Up to 240 Minutes of Power
- 5000mAh High Capacity Lithium-ion Battery
- LED Power Indicator
- Two USB Outputs for Charging Multiple Devices
- Charge via AC Adapter or USB
- Approximately 7 hour charging time from AC power; 14 hours charging time from USB
- Power Two Devices at the Same Time
- 5V 500mA x 2 USB Outputs —When Using Both Outputs at the Same Time
- 5V 1000mA x 1 USB Outputs —When Using One Output
- Bundle includes: KBC-L2 Mobile Booster Unit, AC Power Adapter, USB Cable, Micro-USB Adapter
- Color: White
- Available immediately
- MSRP: $79.99
- All product names, trademarks and copyrights remain the property of their respective owners.
- For a complete list of current and up to date compatible devices, please visit us.sanyo.com as specifications on third party products may change at any time and without notice.
For more information about the SANYO 'eneloop' Mobile Booster please visit http://us.sanyo.com/Mobile-Booster.
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. is a global, leading provider of energy, environment, and lifestyle applications. The Consumer Solutions Group, is based in Chatsworth, California, and is part of SANYO North America's Digital Solutions Division (SANYO North America is a subsidiary of SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.). The Digital Solutions Division is a service and sales division that markets digital projectors, home appliances, security video equipment, audio systems, consumer battery solutions (eneloop), portable and mobile electronics and professional-use HD televisions. For more information on SANYO, please visit http://us.sanyo.com.
SOURCE SANYO North America Corporation