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ForumViewer
Apr 10, 2011, 04:03 PM
Can anyone recommend a good, reliable aftermarket charger (for home use) for my iDevices? Was looking at getting Apple's 10watt charger but $30 seems a little steep, especially since it can only charge one device at a time (two usb ports would be nice). Looked around on amazon but a lot of products got mixed reviews so I thought I'd ask the experts.



Chase265
Apr 10, 2011, 04:08 PM
I got this one...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0015DYMVO

works well for me

geko29
Apr 10, 2011, 04:21 PM
I got this one...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0015DYMVO

works well for me

I like it as well, but the OP should be aware that if an iPhone or iPad is plugged into one of the USB ports, the other is not usable. Plugging two iPhones in results in both of them beeping incessantly as they switch from charging to not charging and back repeatedly.

when I travel by myself, the Belkin is perfect. When my wife is along, I need to remember to bring an iPhone charger so we can both charge our phones at the same time.

ForumViewer
Apr 10, 2011, 05:05 PM
I like it as well, but the OP should be aware that if an iPhone or iPad is plugged into one of the USB ports, the other is not usable. Plugging two iPhones in results in both of them beeping incessantly as they switch from charging to not charging and back repeatedly.

when I travel by myself, the Belkin is perfect. When my wife is along, I need to remember to bring an iPhone charger so we can both charge our phones at the same time.

Thanks for that bit of info. Definitely would need to be able to charge more than one device at a time. Looks nice otherwise though.

silverblack
Apr 10, 2011, 05:12 PM
You need 2.1 A output to charge the iPad, and 1 A to charge the iPhone. If you want something that have to USB ports, make sure they are rated for the sum of these two current values.

ForumViewer
Apr 10, 2011, 06:22 PM
You need 2.1 A output to charge the iPad, and 1 A to charge the iPhone. If you want something that have to USB ports, make sure they are rated for the sum of these two current values.

Thanks. Found this one that may work nicely.

http://www.amazon.com/Scosche-reVIVE-Dual-Home-Charger/dp/B003N7NO4G/ref=zg_bs_2516700011_33