accessories manufacturer Satechi mean that the technology in their charging station to provide the fastest possible charge for each connected device, while charging takes place safely and securely. It sounds good, especially after we have heard countless stories of exploding batteries in everything from hoverboards to headphones for mobile phones in recent years.
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Maybe we could reduce the number of unsafe chargers we mostly used one or two charging stations in the household. In this case, not an example Satechis nuts choice. A cord goes into the wall and out of the charging station, we get four traditional USB Type A ports, and two USB Type C ports. Uploading mobiles, tiles, wireless handsets, power bank and smart watches are a breeze.
Especially satisfying is the two USB jacks c. This means that we can even download a Macbook or Macbook Pro directly from the charging station. And we have bought a Lightning to USB cable c for Iphone plugs it into equally well in the charging station to the USB c MacBook. Practically.
The charging station feels well built. Although it is plastic, but it feels solid. USB ports located some distance apart so it should be no problem for the four cables that coexist next to each other. We also like that there is a switch on the back of the unit, then we can let it remain in the wall but that it consumes power unnecessarily.
Fills the batteries quickly
But the key is charging. The charging station has an output of 60W, that is on par with the charger that comes with a 13-inch Macbook Pro. Each USB port supplies 5 volts and up to 2.4 amps per port, enough to charge even tablets reasonably quickly. USB-C ports provide 3A, which is welcome if we are to charge a computer from them.
The device also what Satechi call Smart Auto Detect Technology, many words to describe a technology that will ensure that each connected to the gadget gets so much power it can handle, while making sure the charging. Neither too much nor too little, simply. (But also have an eye on what cables you use).
We take everything we find with an empty battery and plugs into the charging station. We manage to charge an iPhone 7 Plus from 30 percent to 100 in just over two hours which is well accepted, and about as fast as iPhone 7 Plus can handle, then it does not have a fast charge. This while the rest of the USB ports charge other gadgets, including an Ipad which of course has a much larger battery to fill.