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Old 11-25-2012, 04:10 PM   #22
watling777
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Originally Posted by SquiddOhio View Post
It's a little pricy, but very convenient and highly recommended.
Other World Computing currently has USB wall outlets as a black Friday special for $9.99.

Power2U

edit- It looks like there are issues with cables included with some Kindles and purchase of an extension cable might be needed:
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The Power2U has been tested, and is compatible, with cables conforming to USB standards. This includes cables that come with USB powered/charged devices, including those from Apple, Kindle (Amazon)**, Nokia, Motorola, Samsung and other major brand device providers, as well as aftermarket cable brands including NewerTech (purchase here), Belkin, and Griffin. Not all aftermarket cables meet USB design standards and such may not be ideal for use with this product.

**Certain late 2011/early 2012 model Kindles (like the Keyboard 3G) include a USB to micro-B charging/connecting cable that doesn't provide proper connection with the Power2U. We offer extension cables that will alleviate this incompatibility for those models. Cables included with Kindle's since mid-2012 do utilize an industry conforming housing that is compatible with Power2U.

Last edited by watling777; 11-25-2012 at 04:16 PM.
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