Review of Power Practical USB Practical Meter with Fast Charge Cable


Specifications and Features


Practical Meter w/ Fast-Charge Cable

Charge faster with this nifty USB power meter
Compatible with any USB port
Solve slow charge times with power from solar panels, 3rd-party chargers, and even PCs
5 LEDs meter power from 1 to 10 watts, covering the entire range of smartphone and tablet charging
White Meters ship WITHOUT retail packaging, Black Meters ship WITH retail packaging

The Practical Meter is an inline USB-meter that shows you how quickly your USB device is charging. It is compatible with any USB charging port, including portable solar panels, the PowerPot, your home PC or laptop and any charging accessory you have. Plug it in between your charger and your USB device (smartphone, mp3 player) and watch as it provides real-time feedback!

Having the Practical Meter will help you know your power. You will know if your laptop is charging your iPhone at full speed or a mere 50%. You will be surprised to discover the differences in charge rates that occur when charging with different brands.

The Practical Meter was funded on Kickstarter in July 2012. It is now fully available on our website, ThinkGeek, and Grand St.


-Meters from 1-10 watts
-1-watt intervals
Accuracy: +/- 0.5 watts
Dimensions: 1.75 in x 0.75 in. x 0.35 in.
I/O: USB Male/Female

-One Practical Meter
-Fast Charging 3-in-1 Cable

MSRP: $24.99
Price: $24.99 (from Amazon at time of review)
Price: $22.49 (from ThinkGeek at time of review)


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