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This, I really like!
on June 13, 2012
I am chronically looking to charge my devices, yet one thing is in my car, I really do not like to clutter up the DC/cigarette port. I have found that the adapter that allow me to plug in regular AC adapters or the dual cigarette port adapters to be heavy, awkward, and even once shorted out the fuse to the cigarette port in the car. And I have difficulty finding storage in the glove box for those large items, and the cords, etc.
So, I was pleasantly surprised to find a device about the size of a thumb with two USB ports. It fits smoothly into the cigarette port, and two blue LEDs illumiinate the ports (they do not change colors once something is plugged in). So, began my road trip, charging my IPAD2 and using my Droid Bionic with the GPS ongoing (with the extended 2700mAh battery inside--like I said, I keep running out of juice!).
After about two hours of driving, the IPAD2, which was not used during the trip, charged about 20%, the Droid bionic improved about the same while using the GPS, bluetooth phone calls at times, with the screen at a fairly high brightness and the volume on high. The square end of the device stayed cool, the end inserted into the car was slightly warm, but not hot. Again, the small size was a big plus, as I found it easy to slip into my glove box with the respective charging cords, using very little space. I am impressed by this seemingly simple, yet elegant design. They did a great job by keeping it small and slim, elminating the bulkiness and the thickness of other DC adapters. And with almost everything going USB, I think this will save me from purchasing other adapters.