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Brunton Hydrogen Reactor Portable Power Bank - Black

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Product overview

• Robust, state of the art mobile USB power source for smartphones and tablets, UV water purifiers, rechargeable lights, portable game consoles, GPS transceivers and more.
• Runs from refillable Hydrocores – (canisters that contain hydrogen) - each core develops 4500mAh of power, equivalent to 3 full iphone charges.
• Weighing in at 146g Reactor, 242g with Hydrogen Core; it is ideal as emergency power source for expedition communications and is aeroplane approved technology.
• Combines hydrogen from the rechargeable fuel cell and oxygen from the atmosphere to produce electricity
• Lock the hydrocore fuel cell into the Reactor to create power
• No external charging required
• Self-contained power production
• No chemicals to pollute the environment
• Solid-state with no natural discharge
• Includes 2 hydrogen core cells

Combines hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity. Power on the move and under any condition. Simply lock the Hydrocore fuel into the Reactor to power USB devices.

The Hydrogen Reactor Portable Power Bank from Brunton is a 2 Amp portable power system that never needs charging. The self-contained unit combines hydrogen from rechargeable cells with oxygen from the atmosphere to generate power. When a cell is discharged, replace it with a full cell and keep charging. The hydrcores can be refilled with the Hydralizer.

This high-science device combines hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity on-the-move and under any condition. Simply lock the Hydrogen Core fuel into the Hydrogen Reactor™ to power USB devices like smartphones, tablet computers, UV water purifiers, rechargeable lights, portable game consoles, GPS transceivers and more.

The solid-state design means there is no natural discharge over time, so it is perfect for emergency preparedness. Since it generates power through a chemical process with naturally occurring elements, there are no harmful chemicals or by products. The Hydrogen Reactor is an environmentally-friendly way to power tablets, cell phones, GPS units or most small electronics. The compact and lightweight design provides power without taking up a lot of space.

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not perform as advertised by Brunton The product is quite nicely made but does NOT meet its claimed specification. It is a re-badge/re-style of the minipack product by Horizon. Essentially this is a circa 1.5W (possibly 2W) product capable of producing between 0.3 and 0.4 Amps which is LESS THAN HALF of the 1A figure advertised on Bruntons packaging. The "cores" or hydrogen canisters are equivalent to around 11 or 12 Watt/Hours of electrical energy and an AA battery is around 2Amp/Hours @2.4 volts i.e 4.8 Watt/Hours (data on side of your own batteries) Therefore each "core" is equivalent to 2.5 AA batteries FAR LESS than the 15 claimed on the Brunton box. My smartphone is a nexus 5 with a modest 2.3 Amp Hour battery @3.4 V = 7.8 Watt/Hours meaning that an 11 Watt/Hour hydrogen core would charge my phone less than 1.5 times LESS THAN HALF the three times implied on Bruntons packaging. I would suggest you review the claims made by the supplier of this product and include corrections so customers are not mislead or consider whether it is even fit to continue on your shelves. Sorry to have to be negative, hopefully you will see I have taken time to research the issues rather than merely ranting that the product does not perform.
Date published: 2014-11-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Exciting, effective, but expensive Despite what is a seemingly complicated method of energy generation. The Brunton Hydrogen Reactor is straightforward to use. As a guide to how much energy is generated from one HydroCore, it can recharge a drained iPhone 5 four times from testing. However it's costly, lithium-ion battery packs are far cheaper to operate. But something like the hydrogen reactor could be live saving in the right situation where you're off the grid and can't recharge a lithium-ion based battery pack.
Date published: 2014-12-27
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Doing a uni project on these devices are the chargers still usable if they have been dropped/submerged in water.

Asked by: Bobby
Unfortunately not as this item is not waterproof.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-02-09

Why is this version only 29.99 compared to 139.99 for the colored ones yet the specifications are the same ?

Asked by: Bobby
This is an older version which we have discontinued which was massively reduced to clear before the newer models were released and is still at that reduced price now.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-02-01

Does the Plymouth store do the hydrogen refills for the hydrogen cores

Asked by: Hmp76
You can order replacement refills from any maplin store and have them delivered to your home or via the store. Or alternatively via our customer services on 0333 400 9500
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2015-07-27

Is it possible make a home made charger to re-fill the cells at home? (It's basic electrolosis of sodium chloride solution that is thencompressed into a canister which can be done with a car tyre air compressor or well sealed foot pump) 

Asked by: AnthonyW
I would strongly advise against this, we sell these as a pre made solution for safety reasons, as a bi product for example of using Sodium Chloride would be Chloride gas which is both poisonous and the Hydrogen would be explosive.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-07-17

Is it £4 to refill one core or both?
Asked by: Elle
One core is £4.
Answered by: NG
Date published: 2015-07-17

why does the blurb say 2amps when the q&a says 5V 1amp?
Asked by: Michael Lush
Reactor Output: USB-out port, 5 volts at either 1 or 2 amps (switchable) ~ DH
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

How many iPhones can one core recharge?
Asked by: Jean Philogene
2 Hydrogen Cores – Each is Capable of 3 iPhone recharges (4500mah); 5v 1amp output
Answered by: PC
Date published: 2015-07-17

What are the output voltages and maximum current available at those voltages? Basic and necessary information!
Asked by: Peter Vasey
5V 1A USB output
Answered by: PC
Date published: 2015-07-17
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