General FAQ - all capsules

capsule 1 vs capsule 2.0 :: what are the differences?
Capsule 1.0 was released in 2012 with the launch of podpoi. We made several improvements to the design over the years of capsule v1, including capsule 1.2, ...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 10:35 AM
How to: physically connect 2 capsule lights
These instructions apply to both capsule versions 1 and 2 . The capsule shell hardware is identical, only the circuit board, battery and software are differ...
Sat, 7 Nov, 2020 at 3:35 PM
how do I charge a capsule light?
All capsule lights have a micro-USB jack on the side.  Simply plug a micro-usb cable into your capsule light (see micro-usb charging port in picture below)...
Wed, 4 Nov, 2020 at 5:05 PM
Power: I live outside the US. Can I use other wall adaptors for my capsule lights?
The short answer is yes. Capsule lights charge off of USB power and draw up to 500mA at 5V if it is available. You can plug your capsules into ANY co...
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019 at 1:28 PM
Power: can I leave fully charged lights plugged into a charger? Will this damage the light?
You can leave your charged lights on a charger without affecting the battery capacity. Capsule lights have custom li-ion batteries that cannot overcharg...
Mon, 6 Nov, 2017 at 4:58 PM
Power: how do I check the charge level in my capsule light/podpoi?
Your capsule light/ podpoi has a charge indicator. From off, press and hold the button down. The light will blink a color indicating your charge level - ran...
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019 at 1:29 PM
Can I use my own leashes/chains with my capsule-based poi?
  Yes you can set up your podpoi, capsule poi or capsule poi duo with your own leash system if you prefer chains, rope, paracord, or other types of leash m...
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019 at 1:30 PM
C-ring staples
  The staples are actually not necessary - they are just there so people know the c-ring exists.  In the beginning, people would remove the capsule by ...
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019 at 1:31 PM