deals11-in-1 universal usb charger for $3.99

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In for 1 ... if it reduces the amount of charging malarkey I have to cart around with me when I travel, it'll be worth every cent, and $3.99 isn't exactly going to break the bank. Only one really negative review on the site, with others saying the cables are a bit short, but that's what extenders were made for :-)

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Bought one =) Looks like lots of fun.

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Is that the flying Spaghetti Monster?

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Too short? Simple fix, all you need is one USB extension cord and you will be all set.

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@wootfast: You'll never "see a picture with all 11 devices connected at the same time" because one of the combinations is just plain USB (i.e. not using the cords).

@marktho: When you travel? I hope you have plenty of room available for this, it looks rather bulky.

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Standard USB only supplies 500mA. Unless this goes over the spec your stuff isn't going to be charging fast with more than one thing...

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@capguncowboy: It's a scourge for self-flagellation.

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In for 1. This seems both amazingly utilitarian and just plain rediculous.

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Love Meritline they usually have good stuff I have been happy with everything else I have purchased from them. This is an awesome idea and at this price I know what everyone is getting for fathers day.

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"Due to quality problems the black usb Car Charger now will be replaced by a white"

I was on the fence on getting this as a don't-really-need-it-but-think-it-would-be-cool impulse buy, but I'm not really sure I want to bother with something that has demonstrated "quality problems". And the fact that they think the white ones are better than the black ones is clearly racist. :P

I've ordered stuff from them in the past so I have nothing against Meritline personally, but I'm going to pass on this one.

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If they could only agree on a universal interface we wouldn't need this.

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Do you think it would mind if I cut off the tentacles I don't need?

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I'd like one of these with just the various USB connections. I don't need nor want to look at Apple cables.

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ridculous looking thing but for $4 w/ free shippping i gotta get one

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@antipode: You (or anyone else) could cut the unwanted connectors off. It's a gamble that you'll never have a use for it, but you might not care about that gamble.

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@antipode (or anyone else): Just make sure after you cut the ones you don't want that the wires are not somehow touching each other as that equals a short and would most likely fry to whole thing...or at the very least blow a fuse in the cigarette lighter part of this device or a fuse in your car. Not sure what would happen if you had it connected to your computer at the time, but that could be ugly too.

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Bought one, got it in 2 weeks, unfortunately didn't work. But Meritline refunded me fully, so try to if you want.

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I wonder what happens if you plug in 11 devices at once ?

Step 1
Insert in dash lighter socket

Step 2
Plug in all 11 devices at the same time

Step 3
Drive to the fire department so they can put your car out

More than likely it would just blow a fuse but .....

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@djbowman: Nope. The USB spec is 500mA. So if you plugged in all 11 you would get (at max) 5.5 A. Most auto accessory outlets are rated for at least 10, so this shoudn't stress it at all.