Kindly sent to us by Sandberg, for review, we have their USB Master Charger Pro equipped with 10 x 2.4A USB ports.

Technical Specifications (Taken from the product page):

  • Input:100-240VAC 50-60 Hz
  • Output: DC 5V 2.4A *10
  • Size: 156*109*33 mm
  • Built-in protections: OCP,OVP,SCP,OTP

 

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Design:

The USB Master Charger Pro is a relatively large rectangular unit (156 X 109 X 33 mm) and weighs almost 500 g. Although a large unit, it still manages to look great on my desk and is able to fit in to its surroundings easily.

 

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The need for such a thing:

As a reviewer I am constantly getting devices that require charging through a USB cable. Until I got the USB Master Charger Pro this had become a bit of a pain as it meant that I would have to either use a USB mains adapter or constantly plug and unplug devices to the limited amount of ports on my PC to get devices charged. Since receiving the USB Master Charger Pro, this however has become a thing of the past. I am now simply able to pick up a cable and plug my device into any of the ports available. You would also benefit greatly from the USB Master Charger Pro if you worked in an I.T role, have a large family or are a school or business using multiple devices such as tablets etc………. the list goes on and on when you think about it properly.

Powering the unit up:

The USB Master Charger Pro, is powered by an AC mains lead with an input of 100-240 v and frequency of  50-60 Hz. This makes powering all ten of those 2.4 A USB ports a breeze for the USB Master Pro. Sandberg has also done a great job by packaging both a UK mains AC lead and a Euro mains AC lead, meaning that should you travel a lot and take a collection of devices with you, you can also take the USB Master Pro along with you to keep your devices topped up with power. The device also has a power switch so you can turn it on or off when needed, to save power.

In use:

I have so far used this device to charge a range of items from Mobile phones to Bluetooth keyboards. I have managed to plug ten devices into this device simultaneously and each device managed to charge fully in a normal amount of time ( For example I have A Bluetooth speaker, that takes 4 hours to charge from mains and took roughly the same amount of time to charge from this device). Once your devices are plugged in it just a case of waiting for each one to charge. Thanks to the various built-in protections offered by this unit, you don’t have anything to worry about in terms of device safety or your own safety when using this device.

Overall:

The Sandberg USB Master Charger Pro is a device that you may not think about, until you finally realise you are surrounded by devices that use a USB cable to charge, and once you finally realise that, you are going to want one of these. It turns that horrible job of freeing up USB ports or digging out USB mains adapters into dust and allows you the convenience of a central hub type device that allows you to use only one plug socket to charge up to ten devices at once. The USB Master Charger Pro has really proven itself a very useful gadget to have for me. It has taken all that unnecessary hassle and annoyance from freeing up USB ports and literally made it a non-existent job. I am finally able to charge devices with ease as soon as I need to. For all of the above I find it hard to rate this device anything less than 5 out of 5 and a Gold Reviews Insider Star.

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