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Old 09-27-11, 03:55 PM
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Power pack/reserve power options?

Going to be traveling by air long distance soon and am thinking about extra power for a couple toys (tablet/media player, maybe both). Can one still plug into airplane seats for power or would a light weight portable power pack be an option? If the power pack is suggested, any recommendations for something small and fairly light? Thanks.
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Old 09-27-11, 04:33 PM
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Re: Power pack/reserve power options?

If the airplane has power outlets on the seats, you should be able to use those. This option may only be available on certain planes, or in certain sections on the plane (i.e. Business or First Class). You'll also have to find out what type of power it is (i.e. AC/DC, voltage & amperage, and plug type) Check with the airline.
http://www.seatguru.com/articles/in-...ptop_power.php


For laptops, I'd recommend the MyPower ALL devices.
http://www.tekkeon.com/products-mypowerall.html

They have a USB port for charging mobile devices too, although I don't think this port is powerful enough to charge an iPad. They have an adapter for charging the iPad using the main power port on the device:
http://www.tekkeon.com/productcart/p...?idCategory=20

If it's just USB powered devices, you may be able to get by with just the TekCharge MP1860A:
http://tekkeon.com/products-mobile-pwr.html
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Re: Power pack/reserve power options?

Of all the flights (seven), only one has a power supply. That Tekkeon MP1860A looks like it might fit the bill, thanks!
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Re: Power pack/reserve power options?

mp1860a says 4400mah, depending on the tablet,i think the ipad is around 6600mah, so you wouldn't get a full charge on the ipad. if you have smartphone or mp3 player, should be okay though. i have a moophie powerpack that i bought for ~$30 refurb, i think that one is 3000-3500mah. works fine to charge my smartphone
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Re: Power pack/reserve power options?

Originally Posted by D.Pham00 View Post
mp1860a says 4400mah, depending on the tablet,i think the ipad is around 6600mah, so you wouldn't get a full charge on the ipad. if you have smartphone or mp3 player, should be okay though. i have a moophie powerpack that i bought for ~$30 refurb, i think that one is 3000-3500mah. works fine to charge my smartphone
Thanks, I am also considering a Trent iCruiser IMP1000 11000mAh. Wondering about its size though.
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