Satechi USB-C Power Meter helps protect against blowing up your devices

Here's a handy way to test for rogue, counterfeit, or badly designed USB-C devices.
Written by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Senior Contributing Editor
Satechi USB-C Power Meter

Satechi USB-C Power Meter


There appear to be a lot of badly designed and counterfeit USB-C devices out there, and don't underestimate their ability to destroy a device.

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To help you test for rogue USB-C devices that might make something go "BOOM! BOOM!" and let out the magic smoke, Satechi has released a new USB-C Power Meter.

This small, sleek accessory allows users to measure the volts, amps, and mAh output from their accessories to ensure they are safe, effective, and compatible with their new Type-C laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

The Satechi USB-C Power Meter is available immediately for $29.95.

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