USB charging –There’s more to it than meets the eye

USB charging –There’s more to it than meets the eye
February 26, 2014

Have you ever plugged your device into a USB charger to find that it takes forever for the battery to reach full capacity? This could be a result of an under rated USB charger.

With the rapid increase in popularity for USB devices, charging solutions have quickly become common place on the shelves at your local retailer. But – not all USB charging devices are made equal. While the price tag for these devices may be appealing, upon closer inspection you will find that many of these devices have a charging capacity of 500mA – which won’t do you any favours when your smartphone requires a 1amp charging rate and your tablet a 2.1amp charging rate.

The all NEW USB chargers from HPM boast a 4.2amp charge rate so you can be assured that your devices will be charged and ready to go when you are. The 4.2amp charge rate (2.1amp per USB socket) allows you to charge two smartphones OR one smartphone and one tablet OR two tablets simultaneously at maximum charge.

Choose from 3 handy options:

  • Single Outlet Double USB Charger (D2USB) – features dual 2.1amp USB sockets along with a single outlet which means your power outlet is still available for other appliances. Being a slimline design means it leaves the neighbouring power socket unobstructed and allows you to position two chargers next to each other.
  • Double USB Charger with 1.5m Lead (PS2USB) – features the same high capacity 4.2amp total charging rate. The 1.5m lead makes this the perfect choice for your office, workshop and bedroom or anywhere the power socket is obstructed by furniture and you require a little extra flexibility.
  • Single Outlet Double USB Charger World Travel Pack (D2USB121) – comes complete with the Single Outlet Double USB Charger plus three international travel adaptors which will solve all of your overseas charging needs. This convenient pack includes a small travel bag to keep all of the adaptors together and save you time when searching through your luggage at your destination.


HPM USB Chargers are available from your local hardware retailer.

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