XTAR VC4L Battery Charger

Today I’ll be writing about the XTAR VC4L Battery Charger. A 4-bay battery charger that is powered via a USB-C 5V DC source. The VC4L can charge a huge range of batteries, including: 3.6V/3.7V LI-ION/IMR/INR/ICR: 10440 14500 14650 16340 17335 17500 17670 18350 18490 18500 18650 18700 20700 21700 22650 25500 32650; 1.2V NI-MH NI-CD: […]

Generic PS-16-N Smart Plugs

Today I’ll be reviewing something a little different. I was sent some Generic PS-16-N Smart Plugs. I have no idea who sent these to me, or why? But, I’m glad they did.

Not because they’re good. but because they’re illegal and should not be used in any UK home. I’ll go on in further detail below as to why.

I wasn’t just sent one plug, but unbelievably it’s a twin pack of crap! Read more about Generic PS-16-N Smart Plugs

XTAR BC4 Battery Charger

Today’s review is for the XTAR BC4 Battery Charger. This battery charger is capable of charging 1.5V Li-ion/IMR/INRICR and 1.2V Ni-MH AA/AAA batteries.

The BC4 charger has been designed to be portable. It’s very lightweight and easily fits into the palm of a hand.

Other smart features of BC4 charger include USB-A output (So can be used as a powerbank), a LED light, the usual high standards of safety from XTAR. These safety features include short circuit protection, over-charge protection, and over-current protection. Read more about XTAR BC4 Battery Charger

XTAR PB2S Battery Charger

Today I’ll be reviewing the XTAR PB2S Battery Charger. This small handheld device also doubles up as a useful power bank. The main purpose is of course to charge 18650 batteries.

Great news for any doubters out there, the XTAR has built-in circuit protection which can effectively prevent over-current, over-charge, over-voltage, short-circuit. Combining with XTAR’s soft start function too. Read more about XTAR PB2S Battery Charger