External battery charger for gamepad battery?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by RickyEarl, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. RickyEarl
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    RickyEarl Advanced Member

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    Hey, I just bought the WUP-013 extended time battery for my WiiU gamepad. My stock battery still works OK - about 2-3 hours or so. Is there was a method to charge these batteries outside the gamepad so you could swap them as needed and eliminate down time? It would be pretty cool to have a charged one ready when the other one died.
     
  2. Trylk248

    Trylk248 GBAtemp Regular

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    A real way would be to take another GamePad and see hwo to fuse togheter the charging port and battery holder.
     
  3. Ryccardo

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    It's a standard lipo battery, there are plenty of more and less reputable generic chargers - make sure you can limit charge time and current, temperature detection would be a nice bonus

    If all else fails, current and voltage limited power supply + wall socket timer will do the job safely (if properly set), but you won't get optimal performance and wear so...
     
  4. themyst

    themyst GBAtemp Regular

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    You could simply get an external battery charger and get a USB plug for it. Then you could plug it in and play for days on end.