4.2 / 5.072 ReviewsDurability4.5 / 5Reliability4.5 / 5Performance4.3 / 5Ease Of Use4.6 / 5Value4.4 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (64)No (5)Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesI Love the low voltage audio alert in addition to the voltage and amperage output monitorDecember 12, 2017Purchased
2 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?YesDual High Rate ChargerThis unit works as advertised.
The voltage display is very useful for checking the vehicle system voltage and the current draw of each of the 2 devices plugged into it.
It really will charge 2 high current devices at the same time.
Leave it plugged in after charging to monitor your charging system.December 2, 2017Purchased
3 weeks agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesCharges wellThe display is very dim, as others have reviewed, but it keeps my iPad at full charge and will slowly charge it if the battery is low. I had a similar product before I bought this one and it would let the iPad battery drain significantly. I would buy this product again.November 30, 2017Purchased
4 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGood valuewith the exception of the dim display this is brilliant.November 23, 2017Purchased
1 month agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance3 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesNo radio interferrence at all, excellent performance.The charger is a dream come true, working to charge two loads at a time. My only suggestion is to make the voltage display brighter, unless you are right in front of it it can be hard to see.November 11, 2017Purchased
1 month agoDurability3 / 5Reliability3 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?YesTime will tellThis is great idea if it works and lasts a while. I have had others that quit and in the trash they go. The voltage readout is great. The display is little dim in the daytime but not a deal breaker. When I start my Cherokee, I start it with the alternator off. The USB charger has an audible tone that sounds when the voltage drops below 12V and stops when the alternator starts putting out. This would give you a warning if your alternator quit during a flight. So far so good. Time will tell.November 1, 2017Purchased
1 month agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesChargerThis charger is a nice addition to my car. It shows the charging rate and can handle the other phone being charged and works well.November 1, 2017Purchased
1 month agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance3 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?Yesvery dimproduct works great however it is very dim in a bright cockpit and i would like a way to cycle between amp draw and voltage without having to unplug my devicesNovember 1, 2017Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use3 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesThe good... and the bad.The good: Works as advertised and really appreciate the low voltage aural warning. The bad: Cannot see the display - which is a REALLY BIG DEAL!November 1, 2017Purchased
1 month agoPerformance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesNo StaticThis USB charger does not create static on the radios.November 1, 2017Purchased
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- Question and Answer
Browse 17 questions Browse 17 questions and 31 answersIf the DC input is listed as 12v to 24v, and since airplanes with a 24v battery use 28v internally, won't such an airplane exceed the specs of the device? [On July 3 I had smoke in the cockpit during flight when another brand USB charger started overheating and melting. Proper specs and high quality are necessary in the cockpit environment.]BEST ANSWER: This device is designed to work with both 24V and 12 V aircraft system.What voltage will it work with?BEST ANSWER: This unit will work with both 12 and 24 volt systems.Will this unit cause noise on my radios?BEST ANSWER: It should not cause noise on the radios.Has anyone tested this with an IPAD running Foreflight on long flights? My other 2A chargers don't keep up.BEST ANSWER: I have used this device many times now with my iPad Air running the Garmin Pilot app in a Skylane. It performs as specified delivering 2.4 amps from each output which will keep both devices connected fully charged indefinitely. One possible negative is that on a 12vdc source it will beep continuously. BTW, I had previously used 3 different Dual 2.4 USB Cigarette Lighter Chargers #6588A. Each of them only delivered 1.0 amps per output and therefore unable to hold a charge on a single iPad which would eventual die on a long flight.Has this been tested for EMI that degrades performance of avionics, especially, but not limited to, GPS navigators?BEST ANSWER: I fly a 1956 Cessna 180 VFR only. I fly with an iPad with a Bad Elf GPS. I have not noticed any changes with the Bad Elf or my Garmin 396 GPS. I have not noticed any change to VHF radio static either. I love this charger!The charger for a garmin 696 will work. My car charger for my iPhone won't. Will this work?BEST ANSWER: What are you trying to charge?Does this unit have an internal fuse? if so, what is the amp rating?BEST ANSWER: This charger does not have a fuse, but uses a built in "smart circuit" design that protects from overcharging and aslo over current.Today with 26.3 V connected, external power, to my 24 V airplane, all was well until I connected my iPad. Shortly after I got a red blinking warning along with constant beeping. The iPad was drawing about 2 amps, same as it did in my 12-14V truck with no warning. My airplane system usually runs close to 28V in flight. So, 26.3V... Too much or too little?BEST ANSWER: 26.3 volts would be too low to charge a "24V" battery. If you are not experiencing progressive battery discharge with your airplane, most likely you have a voltage drop with the circuits between the battery and the phone charger.
First make sure cigarette-lighter socket is clean, and the phone charger is snug when plugged-in. Next possible problem would be the connection behind the cig-socket, then the circuit breaker, followed by the master switch.
Similar things to check with the car, (except the master and circuit breaker).
Mine works without beeping in my car, but beeps in my brothers' van during engine start.
In a typical rental plane, mine beeps when cutting the alternator breaker when checking the charging system during runup.
Note- try cleaning the cig-sockets with a small wire-brush, BUT, make sure master is OFF! - Otherwise you'll short-out the lighter circuit, and with the car, you should disconnect one of the battery terminals...My aircraft accessory port is rated at 2A max at 24V. Will the 2A draw be exceeded when charging two devices at 5V and 2.4A? In other words, what is the current draw at 24V?BEST ANSWER: The unit should not draw more the 2.4A at 5V.How much noise does this charger generate and how was it measured? Does it interfere with a Bluetooth interface between an external GPS and iPad?BEST ANSWER: The manufacturer does not list how much noise is produced by this item. The charging cable may not be shielded well. This is more likely the problem than the charger.Is this made in the U.S.?BEST ANSWER: This item is made in China.I have one of these, and it only shows 1 amp draw for my ipad mini 2 and my Iphone 6+. I think that they should each be drawing 2+ amps. Do I have a defective unit?BEST ANSWER: The iPad and iPhone will only draw 2+ amps when the battery is really low. If the battery for the iPad and iPhone is almost completely charge it will only draw the 1 amp.One of the reviewers mentioned it is not able to charge the iPad, but only maintain the charge. Can someone confirm or provide some more details? Thank you.BEST ANSWER: This device is able to charge the iPad.Can I use this in my car as well?BEST ANSWER: Yes it can be used in a car.Will this work in my car?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will work in your car.What is the wattage output?BEST ANSWER: It puts out 2.4 amps on both ports.I need to know if the reach on the end of the device will reach 1.5" into the socket. If it is shorter than that it will not contact the power at the bottom of the socket?BEST ANSWER: Yes it will reach 1.5" into the socket.
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