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Maplin Twin 2.1A Travel USB Power Supply

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  • USB power adapter with two USB sockets to charge mobile phone or tablet computer
  • 2.1A output, supporting thousands of devices - ideal for charging the iPad
  • Supplied with UK, USA, European and Australasian power input plugs

Product overview

• USB power adapter with two USB sockets to charge mobile phone or tablet computer
• 2.1A output, supporting thousands of devices - ideal for charging the iPad
• Supplied with UK, USA, European and Australasian power input plugs
• Use in over 150 countries, makes charging when travelling much easier

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Charges SLOWLY - twice as slow as original charger. (More than 4 hours as opposed to less than two with an original charger). It says it can deliver 2.1A current, but my Samsung smartphone is only charged at a quarter of that rate (500mA). The reason is that it does not follow the electrical standard, and the phone does not recognise it as a an (AC) charger and thinks it is merely charging via a USB port - therefore it is much slower. Not recommended.
Date published: 2012-11-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bought 2 (1 for me 1 for my wife) both have stopped working. I also have the smaller (1A) black one with international plug set and this is still working fine.
Date published: 2013-11-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not as good as it suggests Bought this to power a Raspberry PI - to which is seems to handle alright on it's own but when attaching the PI Camera module it completely runs out of "steam". The PSU ability to supply its rated power is questionable. The camera displays color "bars" due to the low power output of this PSU. Connected an old phone charger 1A rated supply and it works perfectly
Date published: 2014-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I had a serious charging problem with my Samsung Galaxy on the manufacturers adaptor, just before going on holiday. Sometimes it would only charge by a few percent overnight. The Maplin adaptor not only charged my phone and camera but did so much faster and more reliably than the Samsung adapter. I have continued to use it since returning to the UK. Saved my beloved phone from becoming almost useless.
Date published: 2013-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from maplin twin 2.1 power supply Bought this 2 months ago for holiday in usa. Lost it just before return to UK. Now I need another and are now unavailable.
Date published: 2015-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Compact Charger Works well, build quality looks good, compact and travel adapters are very simple to change. Samsung phone shows "Charging AC" so contrary to some reviews I believe this charger will allow charging at the fastest speed possible. Using it with a Maplin USB cable (not included) also of good quality with gold connectors a firm connection to phone.
Date published: 2013-11-27
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Input Voltage: AC 100 - 230V, 50Hz
Input Power Plug: UK, EU, USA & Australasian
Output Voltage: DC 5V
Output Current: 2.1A (2100mA)
Output Voltage Type: Fixed
Output Power (Max): 10.5W
Regulated Output: Yes
Reversible Polarity: No
Output Tips/Socket Type: USB A Socket
Number of USB Sockets: 2
Switched Mode Supply: Yes
Efficiency: >50%
Weight (including plugs): 110g

How do I swap the adaptors?

Asked by: MXP Comedy
This is a push button slide operation.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-09-12

Does this work with Apple produces (iphone, ipad etc)?

Asked by: ntadmin
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-10-19

Does this product work in Morroco?

Asked by: Neale
Yes this will work fine in your intended application.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2015-09-30

Is the amp draw dependent on the connected device?

Asked by: Jimbo99
The Output Current is 2.1A however the amount drawn is down to the draw of the device you have connected.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-07-17
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