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  Reply # 1290188 23-Apr-2015 14:26
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freitasm: I have one I can swap with your batteries charger for a while?


That could be interesting, thanks. I only a two outlet Belkin, would that do you?


I was thinking of that battery charger for rechargeable AA/AAA you offered a month or so back - I can use that to test some of the batteries we have here while you test the Anker.





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  Reply # 1290198 23-Apr-2015 14:44
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Oh yeah, no problem. Will PM you.




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  Reply # 1290235 23-Apr-2015 15:28
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timmmay: If anyone in Wellington is order one of these any time maybe drop me a message, I might get one too. I don't care enough to go through the youshop process myself.

Also interested if anyone wants to loan me one for a few days to test charge performance. I'm testing different chargers and cables to see how they affect phone charge rate, which I'll report on in a week or so. I'd need a few days as my S4 battery lasts a couple of days on a charge.


I'm back in the US in two weeks and will be ordering some stuff from Amazon (including a couple of these). I'm more than happy to order a few extras if anybody wants them. I'm not after any money from it, simply the price of the device + shipping inside NZ if people are outside Wellington. If anybody wants one let me know.

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  Reply # 1290309 23-Apr-2015 17:39
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Might take you up on that thanks, I'll just test the thing out first :)




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  Reply # 1290310 23-Apr-2015 17:45
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I'm guessing you can just bend the pins on these to fit the NZ socket?





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  Reply # 1290311 23-Apr-2015 17:46
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HowickDota: I'm guessing you can just bend the pins on these to fit the NZ socket?


You buy a new cord for $5.




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  Reply # 1290323 23-Apr-2015 18:25
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HowickDota: I'm guessing you can just bend the pins on these to fit the NZ socket?


Nope. It's a figure of 8 cable - you just buy one with a AU/NZ plug on it from an electrical wholesaler for a few $

No point in bending a US plug which doesn't even have proper insulation and poses an electrical risk.





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  Reply # 1290446 23-Apr-2015 22:38
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New figure 8 cables are on sale tonight along with all other cables at PB tech.

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=CABDNX9058&name=Dynamix-loss-packed-2M-Figure-8-Power-Cord---2-pin

I got a white anker charger so didnt want a black cable so just plug the US cable into my international takes most plugs powerstrip.

Whoops, this is the cheap one

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=CABDNX9054





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