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Irvine, CA—March 3, 2011–Tekkeon today TekCharge MP1860A
introduced the newest member of its mobile power product family TekCharge™ MP1860A, a dual port power pack with two USB outputs, to simultaneously charge and power iPad™, iPhone®, iPod® nano or iPod® touch, and a second small portable device. With mobile power at a user’s fingertips, this high-capacity, lightweight battery lets users enjoy hours of extended play time on many small portable electronic products, including mobile phones, smartphones, and MP3 players, portable routers, pocket video cameras, and e-readers.

Several Charging Options
TekCharge MP1860A connects to devices in three ways: to iPad, iPhone, iPod nano or iPod touch using the included Dock Connector/USB cable, or to any compatible device using the USB device cable or an adapter tip.

An Apple Dock Connector to USB cable is included for charging and syncing iPad, iPhone , or iPod, with Mini USB and Micro USB adapter tips included for connection to current models of BlackBerry, HTC, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson mobile phones. The included USB adapter tips can be used to charge Kindle2, Nook, MP3 players, PDAs, portable media players, pocket video cameras, portable routers, GPS, MP3 players, and other 5V devices that use a Micro or Mini USB cable to charge. Additional adapter tips are available from Tekkeon for a nominal fee.

Intelligent Design
Its intelligent design enables TekCharge MP1860A to identify and provide exactly the right output power for the connected device, from less than 100mA to a whopping 2.1A ¾ the precise output to fast charge iPad.

High-Capacity Rechargeable Battery
TekCharge MP1860A features a high-capacity rechargeable lithium ion battery. Designed the highest degree of safety in mind, it features multi-layer protection circuitry to help prevent over-charging, over-discharging, over-current, or short circuit, and flame-retardant plastics that exceed industry requirements.

Charge Battery and Device Together
To optimize charging time and luggage space, users can leave extra power adapters at home and use a single USB power adapter to charge the battery along with two connected devices overnight.

Battery Capacity at a Glance
A bright, color-coded LED on top of the battery quickly indicates the remaining capacity of the rechargeable battery.

Emergency Flashlight
As an added bonus, TekCharge MP1860A includes a flashlight to provide emergency light at a user’s fingertips.

"Made for iPod, iPhone, iPad" Certification
TekCharge MP1860A has been officially certified by Apple Inc. as a "Made for iPod, iPhone, and iPad" product. A certified Apple dock connector to USB cable is included in the TekCharge MP1860A box to ensure 100% compatibility with Apple products.

“While TekCharge MP1860A is certified by Apple for use with iPod, iPhone and iPad, this compact, high-capacity battery is universal to work with hundreds of popular mobile devices, including new tablets that are beginning to hit the market ,” says J erry Yang, president of Tekkeon, Inc. “And its unusually high 2.1 Amp output is ideal for fast charging most of these devices.”

TekCharge MP1860A includes:

  • TekCharge MP1860A Dual Port Power Pack
  • Retractable USB input/output cable (power only)
  • Dock Connector Cable for connection to iPad, iPhone or iPod (power and data)
  • myCharger™ USB power adapter
  • Mini USB adapter tip
  • Micro USB adapter tip
  • Adapter tip tote
  • User guide

The MSRP for TekCharge MP186 0A is $69.95. The battery is available through retail and major on-line stores , including, Adorama,, B&H Photos,,,, and TigerDirect, and from the Tekkeon store. It comes with a one-year limited warranty.

Tekkeon offers a complete line of mobile power products for the iPhone, iPad, iPod, and other mobile devices. To learn more, please visit

About Tekkeon, Inc.

Tekkeon designs and manufactures innovative accessories that enable its customers to take full advantage of today's high tech world. The company’s flagship portable universal batteries significantly extend the operation of numerous products, from everyday devices like laptops, mobile entertainment, and mobile phones to professional equipment for photographers and outdoor adventure.

Tekkeon, Inc. is a privately held company with headquarters in Irvine, California, and ISO-certified factories in China and Taiwan. For more information, visit

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myPower and myCharger are trademarks of Tekkeon, Inc. iPhone, iPod, iPod nano, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc.

Editorial Contacts:
Rene' Williams
Director of Marketing
Tekkeon, Inc.

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