Charging up your devices abroad can be a real chore, especially if you have an iPhone or iPod as well as all the usual accoutrements. Macalley's PowerPal is a useful tool for charging everything up.

The Macally PowerPal comes with the usual array of international converters, enabling you to convert US, European, or Asia-based plugs into a UK three-pronged plug format.

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So far, so ordinary; where things get interesting is the Macally PowerPal's built-in USB connection and iPod/iPhone cable that enables you to charge up your iPhone or iPod without having to take your charger with you.

So with the Macally PowerPal you don't have to carry a separate iPhone or iPod charger with you when you're abroad. And you don't have to keep swapping over the plugs between your iPod charger and other devices. Worth a look.

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Macally PowerPal: Specs

  • Charges any USB powered device
  • Fuse compartment with extra fuse
  • Universal pass-through outlet
  • Input/pass-through: 100-240VAC
  • USB output: DC5V 1A
  • Interchangeable plugs: North and South America, Taiwan and Japan
  • Europa, China, Middle-East and Russia
  • United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong and Africa
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • Includes PowerPal, interchangeable plugs, 30 pin Dock Connector to USB charging cable, carrying pouch and user guide
  • Charges any USB powered device
  • Fuse compartment with extra fuse
  • Universal pass-through outlet
  • Input/pass-through: 100-240VAC
  • USB output: DC5V 1A
  • Interchangeable plugs: North and South America, Taiwan and Japan
  • Europa, China, Middle-East and Russia
  • United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong and Africa
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • Includes PowerPal, interchangeable plugs, 30 pin Dock Connector to USB charging cable, carrying pouch and user guide

OUR VERDICT

If you have an iPhone or iPod this will make life a lot easier when you’re abroad. If you’re going abroad you should consider getting a Macally PowerPal instead of a regular charger.

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