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Proporta USB Turbocharger 3400

4.3 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews

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  • Charge anywhere, recharge anything. Standard USB input and output.
  • LED display shows level of charge.
  • Impressive 3400 mAh storage. Enough to recharge your devices several times.
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Product details

  • Boxed-product Weight: 222 g
  • Delivery information: We cannot deliver certain products outside mainland UK ( Details). We will only be able to confirm if this product can be delivered to your chosen address when you enter your delivery address at checkout.
  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Item model number: 30423
  • ASIN: B002DYGQI6
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 19 Jun. 2009
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
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Product Description

Product Description

This ridiculously handy product allows you to recharge your mobile devices on the move again and again. Simply plug any USB/micro USB powered gadget (including your Apple iPhone 3G/3G S, Apple iPod, BlackBerry, most digital cameras, GPS units and mobile phones) into the USB TurboCharger’s standard USB port and it'll keep even the most power hungry device juiced up and ready to go. An LED display shows the level of charge, and this lightweight and stylish battery is so small that you’ll hardly even notice you’ve got it with you.

Comes with a retractable cable and range of interchangeable connector heads.

Note: if your mobile phone comes with a USB cable (most do nowadays), it'll work with that too.

Note: The Turbocharger does not come with an AC plug.

The turbocharger weighs 225 grams.

Want a smaller battery pack? Check out the USB TurboCharger 1200 (still gives an average mobile phone two charges, but takes up less room in your bag).
Other Characteristics:
Colour of product: Black
Compatible products: iPod/iPhone/Blackberry/Nokia/HTC
Connector(s): USB/micro USB
Weight: 225 g

Manufacturer's Description

This ridiculously handy product allows you to recharge your mobile devices on the move again and again. Simply plug any USB powered gadget into the USB TurboCharger’s standard USB port and keep even the most power hungry device juiced up and ready to go. An LED display shows the level of charge, and this lightweight and stylish battery is so small that you’ll hardly even notice you’ve got it with you.

Comes with a retractable cable and range of interchangeable connector heads. You need never run out of power again.

If you need another connector for your device, check our selection of connector heads, where you can get one for free with your charger.


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This is just what I was after. It charges my Iphone as if it was connected to a PC usb port. I charged my iPhone from 5% to 100% 2 times only, but that is good enough for me. I had a cheaper alternative before but that was a waste of money. Rather spend a bit more and get quality. Highly recommended.
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in a few words this charger is fantastic. i bought this charger for my ipod touch and it is first class.
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After about 3 days of testing it out I found this to be quite a unique product. As with all online items you should never trust the picture. I did just that and boy above was wrong. It is so much smaller and lighter than predicted whilst waiting for the shipping to take its' 3 days.

This comes with a World Travel Charger and an In-Car Charger aswell so don't go thinking they sent you that by accident! You also get a nice drawstring bag / holster for it and all your adapters. Also in the box are several adapters for all your favourite gadgets:

Apple connector
Sony Ericsson connector
DS Lite connector
Nokia connector
Micro USB & Mini USB connector
Drawstring bag
Travel Charger 3400
Retractable USB to adapter cable.

With this handy little device, you can never have to worry about your MP3 player running out of charge on that 12 hour flight to China!!

The device is really easy to set up so you should be charging your device within seconds. Simply pull out the TurboCharger, and connect the USB end of the cable to it. Then attatch the selected adaptor to the other end of the cable and plug into your device. After that simply press the only button there is to start it charging and you should see a cool-looking 5 blue dots indicating the amount of power there is in the 3400.

Overall, this is a fantastic investment if you are a frequent traveler and gets bored on the journey or someone owning a demanding power supplied gadget!
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Overall, I'm very happy with this product. My HTC Desire will always run out of juice just shy of the end of the day. And, of course, it's the point at which I'm commuting home in the dark and really need to know my phone is working. Having this with me is such a nice safety net and makes me feel much safer. It's a nice size, not too heavy, and the bag that comes with it is useful. The product is nice to touch. Feels like a phone in your hand.

I do worry, however, that the bag will come undone and I will lose the many connectors that come with the product. No doubt I wouldn't be able to find replacements for them and my investment will become useless. Also annoying is that the lights flash while it's charging...and keep flashing non-stop. I thought it hadn't charged all the way, but as it turns out, you have to press the button to see how far along it is in the process. Seems silly. Similarly, as you're charging your phone, it doesn't tell you when it's getting close to being out of juice until you press the button.

Still, even with these issues, this is a clever product that is very valuable, and I'm not sorry I spent the money at all.
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Perfecto - works just like it needs to, and means I can keep my HTC Desire going all day now :-)
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I ordered this item and it did not come with the mains charger or the car charger, as outlined in the technical specification. I have returned the item and am waiting for a refund. In addition I have called support and am waiting for feedback as to whether it was an oversight by amazon or the fact that the item now does not include said chargers in which case they will have to amend their description.
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What a great little product!
After years of suffering like everyone else, worrying about my phone running out of charge and not having access to a plug socket to charge it back up (I even started turning it off to 'save' battery and just checked it every couple of hours, which kind of defeats the point of it!), one of my friends recommended I get a Turbocharger.
Initially the thought of lugging around another battery didn't exactly fill me with joy, but I couldn't see another alternative so I got one. Well, I was converted instantly when it arrived, it was small and lightweight (not what i'd expected at all) and came with a handy cloth bag to protect it and keep all the attachments in.
I then realised I could also use it not only to charge things, but to run items directly like my portable speakers.

All in all this is a great little product, light and stylish, plenty of charge (3-4 full charges of my N97, or about 12 hours running my speakers) and surprisingly rugged (i've dropped it twice from standing height and it still works no problem).

Highly Recommended
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