4.3 / 5.055 ReviewsDurability4.5 / 5Reliability4.6 / 5Performance4.3 / 5Ease Of Use4.6 / 5Value4.4 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (49)No (3)Durability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance1 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value3 / 5Would You Recommend?YesDim DisplayThis item performs well, but the display is very dim and difficult to see in the daytime.October 18, 2017Purchased
2 weeks agoPerformance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGood chargerCan't rate it on durability and reliability since I haven't had it long enough but it works fine and looks great. Seems to charge faster than cheaper ones. I agree with other reviewers that the blue readout is hard to see in direct sun but that doesn't bother me. I'll probably buy another one for the car.October 15, 2017Purchased
2 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?YesNice USB chargerGenerally works as advertised. The blue display is nice but very hard to read in direct sunlight, at least where the power port is in the airplane I normally use. Also somewhat finicky in how it's positioned in that port to obtain usable power (may be an airplane thing rather than a charger thing). as long as it continues to work as advertised, I'm satisfied. Need a bit brighter display (dimmable feature would be nice in that case) and a longer USB cord to be truly ideal in my instance, given my situation.October 13, 2017Purchased
1 month agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesSleek addition to your electronic equipment.Voltage reading is accurate. Display is subtle enough to not be a distraction at night. Powers an iPad and Stratus receiver well. Protrudes from the panel a little more than others to make room for the display, but is not obtrusive.October 12, 2017Purchased
3 weeks agoGood idea that needs workThe face of this is so easily scratched that I thought I had received a used unit. It is impossible to see the display in normal lighting conditions.October 11, 2017Purchased
3 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesThis is greatWhat an outstanding addition to the cockpit. For the money this a a great tool to use and it gives present amp or bus voltage. I will order more as Xmas gifts !!October 10, 2017Purchased
3 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesFlight Gear Dual USB ChargerFirst class, works fine! No problems, easy to use. Voltage readout is very readable.October 8, 2017Purchased
3 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?Yesnice USB portgives a read out of my planes voltage, really nice adaptor.October 6, 2017Purchased
1 month agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat USB ChargerActually I Bought this for the CAR. Due to some past Electrical System Problems - I needed a way to Monitor my Battery Charge, and with the 2 USB Ports and Digital Readout this was PERFECT.
I only wish the Digital Output was Red, but its OK in Blue for my needs.
This is the Best USB Charger that I have Found so far do to the Digital Electrical System Readout. Now I KNOW when my system is Charging.October 4, 2017Purchased
4 weeks agoDurability4 / 5Reliability3 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?Yeseconomical USB chargerThis unit makes use of the cigarette lighter receptacle installed in most legacy GA aircraft and provides more functionality than the Sratos panel mount unit at a fraction of the costOctober 1, 2017Purchased
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- Question and Answer
Browse 15 questions Browse 15 questions and 29 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.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!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...What voltage will it work with?BEST ANSWER: This unit will work with both 12 and 24 volt systems.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.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?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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