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Wally World Wall Warts - USB cable - iStick

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  1. oxygen thief

    oxygen thief Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 26, 2012
    I researched my ProVari to death before buying it two years ago. When I saw the iStick 50W I jumped on it. I read somewhere that a 2 amp wall wart with any basic USB to micro USB cable would be optimal.
    I'm not technical so dumb it down please. The deeper discussions are lost on me.
    If you have something that works and is safe I would love to know what you use.

    Thanks in advance for any guidance on this topic.
  2. DaveP

    DaveP PV Master & Musician ECF Veteran

    May 22, 2010
    Central GA
    I use this one from Amazon. It's a 4 port 4A charger for around $12. There's also a 7A model for around $16. It charges my phone, tablet, and my Eleaf iStick rapidly. Read the specs. The four ports are various levels of amperage to prevent overcharging certain devices that don't like high amps. I use the top two ports for my phone and iStick. EasyAcc® 20W 4A 4-Port USB Wall Charger with Folding Plug Portable Travel Charger For iPhone 5 4S 4, iPad Mini Air, Samsung Galaxy S4 S3, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 2, Android Smartphones, Tablets, Google Glass - Color: White: Computers & Acces
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  3. oxygen thief

    oxygen thief Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 26, 2012
  4. DaveP

    DaveP PV Master & Musician ECF Veteran

    May 22, 2010
    Central GA
    Specs on the EasyAcc charger above.

    The 4 ports have different outputs.
    Port 1 is 1.3A max
    Port 2 is 1.0A max
    Ports 3 and 4 are 2.1A max
  5. MrAngry

    MrAngry Full Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    Plover WI
    I've charged my MVP 3 on both my Galaxy S5 wall wart and the charger for my PS Vita slim. Actually, the PS Vita charger is the one I use nightly. Charges right up.

    I've also charged it on my phones car charger, which I believe is 1 amp. Takes a little longer, but it works fine.
  6. Ohm Gnome

    Ohm Gnome Super Member

    Apr 27, 2015
    Douglasville Ga
    I'm no expert on this subject but the people I consider experts have said you should not charge them rapidly. I don't know how to post links but it was said that rapid charges decreased battery life and created more risk for safety problems
  7. Sir2fyablyNutz

    Sir2fyablyNutz ECF Guru Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 22, 2015
    West Virginia, USA
    I believe the specs on the iStick 50W are to use a 1 Amp charger.
  8. DanJiblets

    DanJiblets Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 16, 2015
    Shorewood, IL
    Yeah it gets very warm when I use more than 1amp. I like that charger posted, gonna grab one. I can use the first 2 ports for my isticks.
  9. K_Tech

    K_Tech Slightly mad but harmless Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Sep 11, 2013
    Eastern Ohio, USA
    Yup, I have the 5-port model, and I love it. I take mine with me to work, and I like being able to charge just about everything with just a few cables, rather than lugging around 4-5 separate wall wart chargers.
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