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iPodStyles offers new line of iPod charging gear

imageiPodStyles has announced a new line of sync and charge accessories for iPods. The new iPod-matching accessories include: the PowerStick (auxiliary power source that triples the battery life of your iPod when used with four AA batteries - $20.99); Car Charger (12V automobile lighter jack charger); Travel Charger (wall AC outlet charger - $16.99); USB Sync Cable (Dock Connector cable to charge and sync iPod - $16.99); and Retractable USB Sync Cable (retractable Dock Connector cable - $14.99).

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Stay away from the “power stick”.  I bought one and It melted!  I did get it replaced ok, but melting shouldnt happen!

Posted by blick on May 28, 2005 at 6:53 PM (CDT)


Yup, I heard that there were problems in the older batch of such adaptors, but I havn’t heard of anyone with problems recently. I’m using one myself and it’s fantastic.

Posted by cavatina on May 28, 2005 at 10:50 PM (CDT)


I personally like my homemade FW to 9V plug that I got in the lounge classifieds for $6.  Its cheap, simple, and performs flawlessly.

Posted by ipodfreak on May 28, 2005 at 11:01 PM (CDT)


I fryed my ipod mini with a homemade so I bought one pre-made.

Posted by blick on May 29, 2005 at 1:14 PM (CDT)


This looks like a knockoff of the ezGear powerStick which uses the official Apple dock connector.

If you get a powerStick, make sure you get one that uses the proper connector.

Posted by AudioOutfitters, LLC on May 29, 2005 at 11:29 PM (CDT)


Found another ‘knockoff’ that iPodlounge reviewed some time back at http://www.ipodlounge.com/index.php/accessories/product/gadget-accessories-external-ipod-battery-pack/ . I wonder who came first. Anyway, what difference does a proper connector makes? As long as they fit well, doesn’t blow my iPod, and does the job, it works for me.

I’m really afraid of using homemade ones though. These are the stuff that will fry my baby. I rather get a proper adaptor from one of the above guys.

Posted by cavatina on May 30, 2005 at 9:18 AM (CDT)

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