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The Problem With Huge USB Chargers

With the huge increase of mobile devices, Cambrionix are often asked why we don’t do a larger charger with more than 16 ports?  There’s a good reason for this.  But first, let’s go back to basics and look at some simple maths relating to power. One of our Cambrionix U16 boards provides 2.1A per port.  […]

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cutting the cable to make way for wireless charging

USB Wins Again!

Google has backtracked on wireless charging, opting once more to have their phones charged through the more traditional wires.  This decision was made primarily because of USB Type-C.  USB Type-C is the latest iteration of the USB cable and is designed to be better and more powerful than previous versions.  The connector itself is small […]

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singed socket

Dangers of Cheap Chargers

What with the recent fire in Watchet caused by a battery charger, the dangers of cheap chargers has come once more into the fore.  I wrote last year about the tragic fire which took the lives of five people from the same family.  Since then, there have been multiple cases citing cheap chargers as the […]

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Wireless charging in action

Problems With Wireless Charging

Everything is going wireless these days, from internet access to headphones and far beyond.  So it’s only natural that charging has come under scrutiny and people have been trying to create wireless charging solutions.  Although it is a fantastic idea, in reality, currently, it is not that great.  But let’s start with what wireless charging […]

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