The PowerPot gives you the power to charge your electronics anytime, in any situation as long as it has a heat source by flame or another contact like a stove top. The PowerPot will charge cell phones, GPS units, iPods, and lithium ion batteries or will also run speakers, lights, fans, or other low power USB appliances. How does it work The PowerPot is a thermoelectric generator that converts heat into DC electrical power. Simply add water to the pot and place it on a heat source appropriate for boiling water. The PowerPot will immediately start powering up your mobile electronics. The PowerPot comes equipped with a standard USB 5V port, making it compatible with devices you already have. The cable has three feet of heavy duty, flame resistant wire. The solid state voltage regulator provides up to 5W of power to charge your high tech devices.