External Battery powers laptops and charges other devices.

Press Release Summary:

While providing up to 4 hr of power for operating laptops, myPower(TM) ALL Plus MP3450 can simultaneously charge other small portable electronic devices through on-board USB port. Rechargeable lithium polymer universal battery comes with 9 adapter tips, retractable USB cable, and voltage selector switch for setting appropriate voltage for particular portable device. Automatic reset upon adapter change provides added safety to protect connected device.

Original Press Release:

External Laptop Battery Simultaneously Powers and Charges Laptop and Personal Electronic Device

Universal Battery Compatible with Multiple Devices and Brands

TUSTIN, Calif., July 9 -- Tekkeon announces myPower(TM) ALL Plus MP3450, an external rechargeable laptop battery that doubles the life of laptop batteries and can simultaneously charge other small portable devices through an on-board USB port. myPower ALL Plus is modular, so a second extended battery can be added to provide even more mobile power.

myPower ALL Plus powers and charges most laptop computers and virtually any mobile device on the go. In addition to powering a laptop for up to four extra hours, myPower ALL Plus powers and charges most portable electronics like portable DVD players, digital cameras and camcorders, portable media centers, portable MP3 and CD players, PDAs, and mobile phones.

"Tekkeon's new external laptop battery is a must-have alternative for expensive notebook batteries that are dedicated to a single device," says Jerry Yang, president of Tekkeon, Inc. "Before needing to be recharged, our new lightweight battery can power a laptop up to four hours, provide up to six hours of extra play time on a portable DVD player, or up to 12 hours of recording time on a digital camcorder -- making it a truly universal mobile power solution."

myPower ALL Plus connects to the power jack on the portable device. Selecting the right voltage for a portable device is done quickly and easily using the voltage selector. Automatic reset upon adapter change provides added safety to protect the connected device.

To ensure compatibility with a majority of popular personal electronic devices, Tekkeon's latest battery product comes with nine adapter tips, including a Mini USB tip, for connection to popular laptops and most small portable devices. Tekkeon provides a list of compatible devices on its web site at www.tekkeon.com. For devices that require adapters not included in the package, Tekkeon provides additional adapters for a nominal fee.

Tekkeon's MP3450 will power virtually all laptops for which an adapter is available, and will charge most laptops that draw up to 64W output power from the device power adapter. myPower ALL Plus significantly increases the usage time of laptops and other devices to approximately:

Mobile Device: MP3450(50Wh)
Laptops: Up to 4 hours*
Portable DVD players: 6 hours
Digital cameras: 4800 photos
Camcorders: 12 hours
Portable media centers: 12 hours of video, 30 hours of audio
MP3 players: 42 hours
Portable CD players: 96 hours
PDAs: 14 hours
Mobile phones: 60 hours of talk time

* Extra run time for 17" laptops will be lower.

myPower ALL Plus is lightweight, weighing just 15.3 ounces, so it fits easily into a backpack, fanny-pack or briefcase. The myPower ALL Plus package includes:

-- myPower ALL Plusrechargeable lithium polymer universal battery
-- Eight DC adapter tips with carrying pouch
-- Mini USB tip
-- Retractable USB cable
-- Output cord
-- Power adapter (100-240VAC input, 19VDC output)
-- Soft cover
-- Device-at-a-Glance card
-- User guide

"An optional extended battery, model MP3450-10, can be added to myPower ALL Plus to further extend the additional battery hours. Mounting brackets are included with this optional battery to combine the batteries into a single stacked unit.

The MSRP for myPower ALL Plus modelMP3450 is $159.95, and $99.95 for the extended battery (MP3450-10). myPower ALL MP3300, a smaller version for devices that require up to 14V, is also available to charge DVD players and most small mobile devices. myPower ALL Plus and other Tekkeon products are available through retail and major on-line stores including B&H Photo Video, Buy.com, DataVision, eCOST.com, Mobile Planet, Newegg, and Tiger Direct, and from the Tekkeon store at www.tekkeon.com. myPower ALL Plus comes with a one- year limited warranty.

About Tekkeon, Inc.

Tekkeon's innovative products put technology to work to simplify everyday life. By skillfully combining the latest technology with bold designs, the company creates inventive products that are both simple to use and useful- enabling its customers to take full advantage of today's high tech world.

Tekkeon, Inc. is a privately held company with headquarters in Tustin, California, and ISO-certified factories in China and Taiwan. Tekkeon products are available through on-line stores.

NOTE: myPower is a trademark of Tekkeon, Inc.

CONTACT: Rene' Williams, +1-949-360-7770, or rene@tekkeon.com

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