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Griffin updates three auto-chargers with iPad capability

updated 08:35 pm EDT, Tue May 18, 2010

Griffin also ships PowerDuo for iPad

Griffin has announced iPad compatibility for three new chargers. The Mac, iPhone, iPod and iPad accessory maker has launched PowerJolt options with 2.1-amp power capability, allowing them to charge iPads which require a heavier power draw than iPhones and iPods. The PowerJolt Plus for iPad features a pass-through port for another car-charging unit, while still powering an iPad, iPhone or iPod with a dock connector. It allows users to power their Apple product and still power a GPS or USB-based item via a second 12-volt connector. It has a built-in SmartFuse and uses a coiled charging cable.

The PowerJolt Micro for iPad is a miniaturized 12-volt adapter with a removable iPad dock cable, allowing users to alternatively charge any other device using a USB cable. The micro adaptor works in almost all 12-volt adapter ports thanks to its small sizing, while a SmartFuse provides protection for the vehicle circuitry. It works with iPads, iPhones, iPods and USB-based devices.

Griffin's PowerJolt SE for iPad has a low-profile 12-volt adapter and coiled-cord dock adapter with an LED readout indicating when the unit is receiving power. It features a SmartFuse and works with iPads, iPhones and iPods.

Griffin also announced it is now shipping its PowerDuo for iPad, a combo of AC- and DC-powered chargers for the iPad. It is priced at $40. The PowerJolt Plus for iPad is also now shipping for $30. The PowerJolt Micro and PowerJolt SE are listed as coming soon, with pricing not announced.

PowerJolt Plus for iPad

PowerJolt Micro for iPad

PowerJolt SE for iPad

PowerDuo for iPad

by MacNN Staff



  1. MyRightEye

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Enough with the curly cords

    Just use a straight cable.

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