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Author Topic: anyone used one of these usb kits  (Read 2701 times)

Offline marinabrid

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anyone used one of these usb kits
« on: July 22, 2015, 05:23:19 pm »
thinking of fitting this to charge phone  lots of different ones on ebay
anyone know anything.   theres some dodgy chinese warnings , don't over tension or danger you life !!! :o

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3-1A-USB-Car-Vehicle-Cigarette-Lighter-Mount-Charger-Socket-Voltage-Regulator-K-/391204786863?tfrom=391095295683&tpos=top&ttype=price&talgo=undefined
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Re: anyone used one of these usb kits
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2015, 09:21:33 pm »
mmm,why not just get a 3 way lighter socket.then buy a dedicated usb plug.
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Re: anyone used one of these usb kits
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2015, 09:36:39 pm »
can't abide them things you plug in cig lighters. prefer a hard wire, much neater  but some of this far eastern stuff has a reputation for getting hot hot hot
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Re: anyone used one of these usb kits
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2015, 06:12:51 pm »
If you're worried about dodgy non-CE approved shite from the likes of [eBay], why not take a look at what Maplin for example offer, at least the stuff they sell should be CE approved and made to certain standards.
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