This is a brand new iPad charger it is a high quality light weight 2.1 amp plug charger and 2.0 USB cable (1m) which means it will fast charge from the mains. It is fully CE certified. The cable will also charge from your computer - This is not one of the lower spec models out there that trickle cahrges. We guarantee the quality of our products. We love our technology and this is the charger we use. To use it you simply plug one end of the cable supplied into your apple device (standard apple 30 pin connector), the other end has a USB connector that fits directly into the white charger plug supplied which goes into your UK standard 3-pin wall socket. It is an iPhone charger as well as an iPad charger and an iPod charger. This is the Fast charge version. It will charge your Ipad 1, and 2 and it will also charge your iPhone 3, 3g, 4, 4S as well, it will charge you Ipod, Nano, Mini, Classic, Touch released pre October 2012 etc... It fast charges an iPad in under 4 hours. The cable can also be used to connect your device to your computer and charge and sync it, as it is USB 2.0. We guarantee it is a 2.1 amp charger and we also guarantee the cable is USB 2.0 as well as having a sensible length, it is a 1m USB cable. If you have an iPad mini, iPad retina display, iPhone 5, new iPad Nano 7th edition, or new iPad Touch 5th edition, released since October 2012, then you need the charger with the lightning connection, which we sell separately on Amazon. Buy now - this item is dispatched direct from Amazon, by Amazon, with full Amazon protection.