Gear Review Preview: K-TOR Pocket Socket Hand Crank Charger

We are kicking off our 2013 Backpacking and Camping Review Series with a thorough field test of K-TOR’s Pocket Socket Hand Crank Generator. Whether you are out in the woods having fun or in a bad spot; we are going to review products we feel may be worthy of your hard earned money.

The Pocket Socket is currently being tested and we should have the results up very soon. In the meantime, check out the information from K-TOR on the Pocket Socket Hand Crank Charger:

The Pocket Socket is a hand powered generator that charges electronics by hand crank. It generates up to 10watts of electricity at 120 volts. That is enough power to charge a wide range of devices.

  • iPhone
  • iPod
  • iPad
  • Droid
  • Blackberry
  • PDA
  • Digital Camera
  • Digital Camera Battery
  • Hand-held Gaming Device
  • Digital Video Camera
  • GPS Navigation Device
  • Rechargeable Light
  • Kindle
  • Tablet
  • Cell Phone
  • Satellite Phone
  • mp3 Player
  • Flashlight

The Pocket Socket is the only hand crank charger that can charge:

  • Apple iPhone 5iPhone 4SiPhone 4iPhone 3GSiPhone 3GiPods, andiPads

  • Digital Cameras

  • AA and AAA Battery Chargers


So stay tuned for the results of this test. Stay safe out there!



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One Response to Gear Review Preview: K-TOR Pocket Socket Hand Crank Charger

  1. That’s a really helpful review, thank you! I was looking at K-Tor’s site, here: and noticed they have a new model too and will have a pedal powered version soon 🙂

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