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Does anyone know of a decent power bank with an on/off switch?

Old 12-22-22, 04:04 AM
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Does anyone know of a decent power bank with an on/off switch?

Looking for one that doesnt have a button to power some lights on my ride. It must have an on off switch for my specific use case.
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Would this help?
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=usb+cable+with+switch+on+off
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Originally Posted by Tourist in MSN
No, I have an LED customizable light panel and most power banks have only a button to turn on. I have 3 power banks like that and the light panel shuts off within seconds after pressing the button. I have an old power bank with a switch thats on/off instead of a button and the light panel stays on but its a very small battery it only lasts 2-3 hours. Im looking for one with a larger mAh size with a switch.
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Originally Posted by Wallonthefloor
No, I have an LED customizable light panel and most power banks have only a button to turn on. I have 3 power banks like that and the light panel shuts off within seconds after pressing the button. I have an old power bank with a switch thats on/off instead of a button and the light panel stays on but its a very small battery it only lasts 2-3 hours. Im looking for one with a larger mAh size with a switch.
your drawing that much power it should stay on. I have this guy and the switch above. but the switch wont turn them on after a bit and I have to push the button on the battery. but the only time the battery wont stay on is on really light loads like my HRM or my apple earbuds.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Originally Posted by fooferdoggie
your drawing that much power it should stay on. I have this guy and the switch above. but the switch wont turn them on after a bit and I have to push the button on the battery. but the only time the battery wont stay on is on really light loads like my HRM or my apple earbuds.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I dont think the LED display draws enough power so it shuts off with these button press type battery banks (I have 3) so Im looking for one with an on off switch the kind that I have which does have a switch and works is probably the "original" power bank I bought in the early 2010's before this era I dont think they were really around at all it was one of the first https://www.asseenontvlive.com/product/solar-juice/ This one works and stays on because it has a sliding on/off switch but the solar panel is a joke and the mAh is small and the battery is old and likely degraded.

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Nothing conveniently exists. There are banks with different chipsets that have a lower resistance rate that can stay on when there's any draw of current.
idk how you'd find out those from the rest?
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Most of the smaller Voltaic banks have an "always on" mode. We have one in service for an outdoor rPi powered off solar. The Pi wakes up every three hours for 15 minutes. Other than that, there's zero current draw on the Voltaic. Works great.

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Originally Posted by Wallonthefloor
No, I have an LED customizable light panel and most power banks have only a button to turn on. I have 3 power banks like that and the light panel shuts off within seconds after pressing the button. I have an old power bank with a switch thats on/off instead of a button and the light panel stays on but its a very small battery it only lasts 2-3 hours. Im looking for one with a larger mAh size with a switch.
Does the company that sold/manufactured the old one with the switch have a newer version with larger capacity?
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fwiw been using this w/ success w/ my camera. if I don't record for a while I have to hit the battery button, then the record button

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