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Old 10-01-2004, 01:53 AM   #4 (permalink)
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True, but it uses a modern switching power supply so your car's electricity can vary from 12V all the way to a whopping 24V, without overvoltaging the charging current by accident. I think it's worth the negligible risk for the convenience -- I have used a Boxwave product and they seem to be well made -- generally got good reviews by reviewers -- they've been in the business long enough for me to trust them. I think.

But you're right, it's generally risky for non-OEM products, have to be careful... And, yes, at 3.0 inches (plus about 0.8" inch long for miniSync USB plug or 2" for the stiff plug of a standard USB cable), it could poke too far out of the socket and into the gearshift area.

Hey rcg, you own the domain, right? (sent you a PM).
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