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Macally PowerPal review

£25 inc VAT

Manufacturer: MacAlly

Our Rating: We rate this 4 out of 5

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.

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 Expert Verdict »

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
  • Overall: We give this item 8 of 10 overall

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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