Maplin Electronics, the UK's foremost supplier of innovative gadgets, is poised
to launch a new device which will solve the problem of running out of battery
power for your digital camera whilst on the move.
Maplin "Universal Portable Power Battery" is ultra light, but despite its small
size, it packs in enough power to give a vital recharge for most digital cameras.
This means that the next time you're taking pictures of a gorgeous sunset and
your battery dies, you can simply plug it in to this device for an instant surge
Set to become a favourite with professional and amateur photographers alike,
the portable power bank has an adjustable output voltage of 3V to 9V, allowing
the user to select the appropriate voltage for the camera being charged. The
49.99 price tag includes a mains power supply and a cigarette lighter lead
so that you can recharge your camera whilst travelling or once you've reached
your destination. It also comes complete with a sleek carry case, which slides
on to your belt or waistline of your trousers, perfect for photographers on
The Maplin Universal Portable Power Battery weighs in at just 200g and its
dimensions are 135 x 45 x 31mm, so it will easily fit into a briefcase or handbag.
Available from Maplin stores throughout the country from the end of April,
the product can also be purchased online at www.maplin.co.uk
or through calling 0870 429 6000, quoting product code N98BA.