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Nintendo DSi Powermat to Qi conversion

Nintendo DSi Powermat to Qi conversion


Posted By on Oct 26, 2013

Definitely among the simplest ‘hacks’ I’ve ever done, but I figured since I had a need to do it, someone else might be thinking about doing the same. Yes, I could’ve tried to do this without the sleeve, but risking the wrath of the one who usually plays it by breaking something, when they’re already used to the sleeve, seemed a bit foolish. Tempting, since it would’ve been soooo much cleaner…maybe another time…

I recently switched from Powermat induction chargers to Qi charges, mostly because all my devices use Qi now (Galaxys, Nokias) but I had to keep one last charger for a Nintendo DSi with a Powermat receiver.

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…so spent the day building a pair.

Android 4.1.1, BT, WiFi, Gunnars, and electrical tape.

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