Category Archives: Power supply testing

Full-Load Review: Powstro 5v 2.2A with display (HKL-USB39) phone charger

Today we’re taking a look at the Powstro 5v 2.2A phone charger with 2 normal charging ports and a display which shows you the current output voltage and amps!

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Running LED cable test with Quick Charge

Recently I reviewed a lot of micro-USB charging cables to see how well they would do during normal charging and using Qualcomm Quick Charge. So I thought I would review another micro-USB cable, this time with some cool lighting effects!

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ESP8266 LED lighting: LED Power Supply China vs Mean Well

As you’ve been able to read in previous posts, I’m working on a lighting system in my new home based on LED downlights and LED strip.

Although the LED Downlights can come with a driver, I’ve opted not to use those (and save about ~5$ per light). I will be driving both directly with DC power. This requires me to have a large amount of DC wattage. And since buying power supplies for this is an investment, I’ve decided to test a few “cheap” Chinese models vs Mean Well models to see how they compare and which would be the best investment. Continue reading ESP8266 LED lighting: LED Power Supply China vs Mean Well

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Review: Anker PowerPort 10, 10 port phone charger

Today we have something big, well no, not big, but very powerful! It’s the Anker PowerPort 10. A 10 port phone charger suited for charging all your Android or Apple devices. Will it stand the full load test? Continue reading Review: Anker PowerPort 10, 10 port phone charger

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Review: Orico QSE-5U, 5 Port Quick Charge 2.0 phone charger

Today I’m doing a fully loaded review of the QSE-5U phone charger from Orico. This phone charger has 4 “super charge” ports and 1 Quick Charge 2.0 certified port. Let’s see how it does! Continue reading Review: Orico QSE-5U, 5 Port Quick Charge 2.0 phone charger

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Review: Tronsmart 3 port Quick Charge (W3PTA) phone charger

Today we are looking at a Tronsmart charger again. This time it’s the W3PTA! This is an updated version of the TS-WC3PC and it now comes with Quick Charge 3.0! All other specs are the same between the two models. Continue reading Review: Tronsmart 3 port Quick Charge (W3PTA) phone charger

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