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USB charger

A power adapter that generates the 5 volt DC standard required by USB. The charger plugs into an AC outlet, and a USB cable plugs into the charger. USB ports on computers have an upper limit of 500 milliamps; however, USB chargers that come with cellphones and other devices handle one or more amps. The devices sense when they are connected to a computer versus the charger and regulate their current draw. See power adapter.


USB Chargers
USB chargers connect to the cable via a Type A USB socket. Geared to the device, the cable typically has a Mini USB or Micro USB plug at the other end. See USB.
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The USB charger is made by Accton, is pounds 20 and you can order one from 0870 740 6287.