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2.0 out of 5 stars Only works on a couple of the products Innergie says it will, February 22, 2012
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This review is from: Innergie mCube Mini 90 Watt Auto/Air Power Adapter and 10W USB Output (TADP-90AB AA) - White (Personal Computers)
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The Innergie mCube 90 Watt Auto/Air Power Adapter and 10W USB Output came nicely packed with:
- 1 Auto/Air power 90 watt adapter with a 16V range and 19V range switch
- USB charger for plugging into a cigarette lighter socket
- 10 Tips, clearly labeled
- Instruction booklet which contains a very short guide to which tip is compatible with different laptop/netbook manufacturers.
- 1 small carry pouch for the tips
- 1 large carrying pouch for the mCube Mini 90 charger/cord and USB adapter
- 2 year limited warranty against defects in material and workmanship under normal usage. You will receive an extra year of warranty coverage if you register this product on their website.

I wasn't very impressed by the mCube Mini 90 because 6 out 8 of my devices did not charge when tested. I plugged the charger into a 12v cigarette lighter in a Nissan Altima '06. For the iPhone 4 and iPad 1st gen., I also tried it in a '09 Honda Civic cigarette lighter and the mCube Mini 90 still did not charge.

I thought at first that maybe I got a defective USB charger but the Kindle Touch did charge through the USB port so I don't think that's the case.

Tested Items and results:
iPhone 4 - Did not charge
iPhone 3gs - Did not charge
iPod Touch 2nd gen - Did not charge
iPad 1st gen - Did not charge
Asus X83V Laptop - Did charge with tip A
Toshiba Satellite L505-GS5037 Laptop - Did not have tip that would fit
Kindle Touch - Did charge thru the USB slot with Kindle charging cord
Sony PRS-T1 - Did not charge with Sony's USB charging charging cord

I would also like to note that Innergie has a Free Tip program, which will send you a tip if one of the 10 tips included do not work with your laptop plus shipping and handling. I might see about getting a tip for the Toshiba Satellite but at the moment I don't see the value in it since I have my doubts as to if it will work.

This charger had a lot of potential based on it's product description but in the end based on my test results, I don't think it's worth cost nor can I recommend it. For this multi-charger to truly be of value to me, it would need to charge all the devices it said it could in additional to my laptops otherwise I'm still stuck carrying a multitude of charging cords. So in the end, if I was in need of a portable charger for my laptop, I might as well just stick to buying the portable charging adapter needed for my laptop only because the extras for this portable charger did not deliver.

Additional information:
Innergie mCube Mini 90's Specifications from Innergie's website:
DC Input: 12-15V DC/8.9A
DC Output: 19.5V DC/4.62A and 16V DC/5.63A
USB Output: 5V DC/2 A
Output Power (Continuous/Peak): 90W/100W
Dimension (LxWxH): 66.8mm x 29mm x 18mm
Weight (exclude cables): 100g
Built-in Protection: OCP, OVP, OTP, OPP, SCP
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