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La Crosse Technology BC-700 Alpha Power Battery Charger
La Crosse Technology BC-700 Alpha Power Battery Charger
Price: $49.95
17 used & new from $46.98

1.0 out of 5 stars Dying after a year., March 25, 2014
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A year after starting to use the charger, the current selection button rarely works at all. It's almost impossible to charge cells at anything other than 200mA, so it takes hours. On the rare days when current selection does work, it takes several minutes of fiddling.

I've been using the charger about once a week, so that comes out to 40 or so uses before it started malfunctioning.

This is just not a complicated product to make. I'm very disappointed.
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Apr 6, 2014 5:31 PM PDT


EasyAcc® 31 Watts 6.2A 4-Port USB Travel Wall Charger Multi Port USB Portable Charger battery charger for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Smartphones, 5V Tablets, Gopro, Bluetooth Speakers & Headphones
EasyAcc® 31 Watts 6.2A 4-Port USB Travel Wall Charger Multi Port USB Portable Charger battery charger for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Smartphones, 5V Tablets, Gopro, Bluetooth Speakers & Headphones

9 of 14 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Very unhappy with this product., October 31, 2013
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Unfortunately, while this product may in fact be able to output two amps on a single port, it doesn't work in practice.

My phones (Samsung) have current regulation that detects "unstable" power. Unfortunately, I'm not sure what sort of variance is tripping the current protection, but I can say that it's preventing the phones from pulling more than 650mA at a time. Ever. Unplugging and re-connecting the phones causes a new power source detection, which produces a charging rate of as little as 450mA.

After installing custom firmware, a custom kernel, and disabling current detection altogether, I can coax out as much as 950mA, which is still only half of the port rating. Also, disabling current detection permanently is highly dangerous, for obvious reasons. These results lead me to believe that the EasyAcc gear doesn't support the USB Battery Charge profile, which was finalized at v1.2 and published in... 2010.

Since I don't have any devices that charge off USB ports and *don't* have any kind of current regulation, this is probably going in the trash. And I'm going back to my OEM chargers, which actually work.


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3 of 10 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Very unhappy with this product., October 31, 2013
Unfortunately, while this product may in fact be able to output two amps on a single port, it doesn't work in practice.

My phones (Samsung) have current regulation that detects "unstable" power. Unfortunately, I'm not sure what sort of variance is tripping the current protection, but I can say that it's preventing the phones from pulling more than 650mA at a time. Ever. Unplugging and re-connecting the phones causes a new power source detection, which produces a charging rate of as little as 450mA.

After installing custom firmware, a custom kernel, and disabling current detection altogether, I can coax out as much as 950mA, which is still only half of the port rating. Also, disabling current detection permanently is highly dangerous, for obvious reasons. These results lead me to believe that the EasyAcc gear doesn't support the USB Battery Charge profile, which was finalized at v1.2 and published in... 2010.

Since I don't have any devices that charge off USB ports and *don't* have any kind of current regulation, this is probably going in the trash. And I'm going back to my OEM chargers, which actually work.
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Dec 3, 2013 7:17 AM PST


PortaPow USB Power Monitor / Multimeter / DC Ammeter for Solar Panels, Mains Chargers, etc
PortaPow USB Power Monitor / Multimeter / DC Ammeter for Solar Panels, Mains Chargers, etc
Offered by PortaPow UK
Price: $19.99
2 used & new from $17.49

6 of 10 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Serious design flaws, October 30, 2013
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Incompatible with USB BC (Battery Charge profile) 1.2 ports, therefore limited to an absolute maximum of 1A @ 5VDC; not 3A @ 5VDC.
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Dec 1, 2013 11:03 PM PST


Metro Vacuum ED500 DataVac  500-Watt 0.75-HP Electric Duster 120 volt
Metro Vacuum ED500 DataVac 500-Watt 0.75-HP Electric Duster 120 volt
Price: $58.99
92 used & new from $54.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A very solid product., September 12, 2013
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The cord is a useful length; the selection of included attachments is good; the airflow is quite strong. As you can expect from any fast fan of this size, it's extremely loud; much louder than any common vacuum cleaner for carpets. Consider buying earplugs if you're going to use this in any enclosed area for longer than a few seconds.


CM Storm QuickFire TK - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX BROWN Switches and Fully LED Backlit
CM Storm QuickFire TK - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX BROWN Switches and Fully LED Backlit
Offered by OneDealOutlet Online
Price: $114.99
2 used & new from $99.99

2 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Could be a decent keyboard., September 4, 2013
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Unfortunately, CoolerMaster doesn't appear to perform any QA. This keyboard has dead LEDs under the FN, 7, and F12 keys. Trying to decide whether to just return it to Amazon straight away.
Comment Comments (2) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Sep 10, 2013 9:34 AM PDT


Samsung Note2 Stand and Spare Battery Charger (3100mAh Battery Included)
Samsung Note2 Stand and Spare Battery Charger (3100mAh Battery Included)
Price: $40.36
12 used & new from $13.50

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Included AC adapter not up to scratch., May 15, 2013
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First, as noted in other reviews, the stand functionality is useless if your phone is in any sort of case. That's fine! I bought it to charge batteries, mostly because the after-market (non-Samsung) chargers have terrible reviews.

While the charger itself does appear to at least work, the included AC adapter is junk. It's rated at only a fraction of the amperage of the Samsung "travel charger" (included with SG Note 2 phones and such). It's also another one of those throw-away chargers that doesn't have a USB socket; just a MicroUSB plug. You're not going to be able to use this to charge anything that has a MiniUSB or any other non-MicroUSB socket. If there is something else you want to charge via MicroUSB, it will only work very slowly (750mA, if memory serves).

If you're buying this, you probably want to buy an AC-to-USB-DC adapter to go with it. Something in the 2-amp range, for instance. You could probably do worse than http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0091XIUKY/


Tweezerman Professional Stainless Steel Toenail Clipper 5011-P
Tweezerman Professional Stainless Steel Toenail Clipper 5011-P
Offered by Costal Distributers
Price: $7.42
17 used & new from $3.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid work, May 14, 2013
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Heavy, well-designed, sharp. I fully expect this to last for some years. Other than that, it's relatively unremarkable.
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Lenmar replacement battery Nokia BL-5C, BL-5CA, BR-5C, Vodafone NKBF01
Lenmar replacement battery Nokia BL-5C, BL-5CA, BR-5C, Vodafone NKBF01
Offered by GizmosForLife
Price: $8.31
16 used & new from $3.61

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Seems to work for rated capacity, May 14, 2013
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
I bought this to go with a cheap portable speaker, which shipped with a mere 600mAh "compatible" battery. This one appears to last for the rated ~1Ah.


EasyAcc® 12000mAh Power Bank 4 USB 3.5A Output Portable Charger High Capacity External Battery Pack for iPhone iPad Samsung Galaxy Android Phone Smartphone Tablets Pc GoPro - Output: 0.5A ~ 2.1A, Black
EasyAcc® 12000mAh Power Bank 4 USB 3.5A Output Portable Charger High Capacity External Battery Pack for iPhone iPad Samsung Galaxy Android Phone Smartphone Tablets Pc GoPro - Output: 0.5A ~ 2.1A, Black
Offered by EasyAcc.A Store
Price: $99.00
2 used & new from $34.55

4.0 out of 5 stars Pack seems great, accessories could use work., May 14, 2013
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
The battery pack itself: much more useful now that the ports are labeled. Battery lifetime claims are looking good so far; I've left my phone on for about four hours while running a fairly graphics-intensive live wallpaper, and the batt pack reports "full" (4 LEDs) charge. I'd be willing to pay a little extra for enough LEDs to be really informative, or even a tiny display of some kind; cheap e Ink would work well here. Still, it's mostly just supposed to be a battery pack.

I haven't been able to test charging properly; the pack arrived mostly pre-charged (thankfully). It did seem to take a long time to report full charge from a 3.1A adapter, but lithium-ion cells with halfway-decent regulators do generally trickle-charge for the last ~10%. I'll run it all the way down and update if charging is just slow, period.

Accessories: cable lengths are near-useless, and either they've got very cheap PVC jackets, or something non-PVC. Either way, they smell like factory... "fresh"? ...rubber. Probably not anyone's favorite scent.

I was thrilled to see a protective pouch that isn't that cheap velvet stuff that acts like a dust magnet. Unfortunately, it doesn't come near fitting the entire battery pack, much less the pack and one or two cables and/or tips. You'll have to supply your own. Or you can just watch the piano-black panels accumulate disfiguring scratches, which is what I do. If the pack works out, I may apply fine-grit sandpaper and give it the matte finish it should have shipped with.

Recommended, but you'll want to supply your own cables.


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