Daily Two Cents reviews ChargeHub X7

Daily Two Cents ChargeHub recently featured the ChargeHub X7! Check out this glowing review below or you can read the full feature online here.

Get Charging With The ChargeHub X7 USB Supercharger

Sometimes all you want is something simple that does one thing and does it well. So when it comes to charging up a smartphone or tablet or any number of USB power inputting devices, simple is best. But simple doesn’t mean you have to put up with things when patience is lacking. That’s why the ChargeHub X7 USB Supercharger is sitting on your desk or night table or wherever. Because it knows what to do with these devices — up to 7 of them at the same time too

Safety Assured

The X7 is safe to use so lets get that out of the way first because safety is important. It’s UL/cUL Listed, has been tested to comply with FCC Standard Part 15, Energy Level VI Efficiency and is RoHS Compliant for optimum quality, safety and durability. Again what all that means is that it’s safe to use, and that its 48 watts of power can do the job without being bothered by any inconsistencies.

Now what the job entails is letting you plug in up to 7 devices so they can all share in getting a recharge simultaneously. The X7 sits where you put it and is plugged into a wall outlet, so yes it’s portable in that you can take it to other place with or without the optional charging carry case (or use it in a car with the proper adapters), but no it’s not waterproof or designed to be used on the trail.

There’s two things added just for show — make that as a way to make it visually more appealing. The first is that the top has a clear lens where an insert can be placed. Software for doing this is included. There’s also more than just the blue glow showing that the X7 has power: the underside puts out its own glow which is intensity adjustable.

The ChargeHub X7 USB Supercharger helps to keep all your cables in one place so the frustration of looking for them can be eliminated. That alone could be worth it’s $59.99 retail cost, but obviously it’s the charging that it does that makes for the value in having it.

IDG ChargeHub review: Goodbye power strip, hello multi-device charging

IDG 

The ChargeHub 5 port USB Charging Station was reviewed by IDG Connect, the world’s largest technology media company. Read the excerpt below or the full online version here.

ChargeHub review: Goodbye power strip, hello multi-device charging

In my family, there are a total of six iOS devices: A pair of iPhones and iPads for the wife and me, and another pair of iPads for the kiddos. That means we’re often scrambling to find AC adapters and spare outlets when it comes time to charge everything.

Super charger

Enter ChargeHub, billed as “the power strip for the 21st century,” a bold claim that’s more than marketing hype. After all, for most smartphone and tablet users, it doesn’t make sense to use wall outlets and traditional power strips with bulky AC adapters when a few simple USB cables get the job done.

That’s exactly what this is: An inch and a half tall, 3.5-inch round polycarbonate puck that provides multiple USB ports from a single AC outlet. Weighing only half a pound, the charger accepts dual voltage 110-240V input, making it compact enough for international travel.

ChargeHub is available in three models, distinguished by the number of ports and how much power they output. The three-port, 25-watt X3 ($39.99 MSRP; $30 on Amazon) and the five-port, 40-watt X5($50; available on Amazon), but there’s also a seven-port, 44-watt X7 ($60; available on Amazon).

The six-foot, two-prong AC cable at the back of the unit is detachable, and conveniently includes a Velcro strap to reduce the amount of excess cables. That doesn’t help when plugging in multiple devices with stock Lightning cables, but the company sells 3.5-inch flat cables designed for this purpose; unfortunately, none are included with the X3 or X5, but a pack of four sells for $24.

Custom design

ChargeHub makes up for that stinginess by offering the ability to customize. Each model is available in your choice of eight colors: Black, white, red, blue, pink, purple, orange or green. (X7 is also available in clear, or with a square design.) But the customization doesn’t stop there.

Users are encouraged to swap out the company’s logo on the top with one of your own, courtesy of a web-based Design Studio. Here you can add photos (your own or from a large image gallery), add text, and export a PDF file to print at home. It’s a fairly basic, Adobe Flash-powered affair, but gets the job done.

Otherwise, ChargeHub delivers where it counts. Each port is capable of pushing a maximum of 2.4A for the fastest charging speeds currently available with iOS devices. The hardware is solid and well-built, and I liked the rubberized ring around the bottom that keeps the unit from sliding around on a kitchen counter.

Although X3 and X5 get the job done, I’d recommend investing extra money into the X7 instead. Not only does it offer a slick adjustable blue LED that lights up on the bottom, but you can accessorize the external 48W power supply with an optional international travel kit or swap for a 12V vehicle charger ($20) instead.

Bottom line

ChargeHub X3 and X5 are a great for charging multiple USB devices at once, but the X7 winds up being more versatile for only a few bucks more.

Innovation & Tech Today calls ChargeHub “The Mother of All Phone Chargers”

Innovations & Tech Today

Innovation & Tech Today recently posted a glowing review of The ChargeHub USB Super Charger. They praised the ChargeHub’s simultaneously charming and effective design as well as it’s ability to live up to it’s fast and powerful charging claims. The ChargeHub continues to be the perfect product for all charging needs! Read the full Innovation & Tech Today review below or online here

We Review the Mother of all Phone Chargers: The ChargeHub

Remember the good old days of flip phones? You know, those indestructible pieces of mobile tech with a seemingly everlasting battery? Well, those days are gone. Nowadays, you’re lucky if your phone is at 50% before lunchtime. Probably because we use our phones as our personal radios, TVs, cameras, game consoles and, oh yeah, phones.

Compounding this problem, the old-fashioned phone charger won’t always be the solution to your dwindling battery. After all, in these primitive times, there are only so many outlets handy. Well, this inspired me to try out the ChargeHub.

As the name implies, the ChargeHub is a hub for charging. Just thought I should explain that. The device comes in a number of different styles, even allowing you to implement your own photos into the design. You can also customize the amount of USB ports for your individual ChargeHub, anywhere from three to seven. Additionally, the device comes with USB cables for each individual port.

One thing that definitely sticks out about the ChargeHub is the design. With all of its USB cables plugged in, the device has a charming octopus-like appearance. This design also allows for numerous devices to charge at once, perfect for a boardroom or party setting. Unless you’ve got seven devices to charge yourself. No judgement here.

But let’s get to the most important part of the ChargeHub: providing your phone with power. The device touts its ability to charge devices quickly with a 2.4 amp max output for every port. And, I must say, it delivers on this claim. The first time I plugged my phone in, I was (quite pleasantly) surprised to see that it was back to 100% in record time. Which could only mean one thing: time to unplug it, burn some battery life by watching some Netflix, and repeat the cycle.

From the design to the execution, I really enjoyed using the ChargeHub. In the current world of phone battery famine and overcrowded outlets, I think the ChargeHub is ideal for charging multiple devices in a quick fashion. And, as somebody that plays way too much Pokemon Go and is constantly listening to podcasts, I could definitely use the extra juice.

South Florida Insider Reviews our Newest ChargeHub X3 & X5 Models

South Florida Insider recently reviewed our newest ChargeHub X3 & X5 Models. The positive review focused on the ChargeHub’s ability to keep all devices charged and organized due to the single power supply feature! These new 3-Port & 5-Port Models round out the ChargeHub product collection with varying price points to fit every budget.

Read the full review on South Florida Insider here. 

The Geek Church Reviews Our ChargeHub X7 SuperCharger

Recently our ChargeHub X7 was reviewed by The Geek Church.  They had a lot of great things to say about it.  You can read the entire review below or on The Geek Church’s website.

Now that we are into the holiday season, there are a lot of people clamoring for the ultimate gift. I will have to say before I get into it that the ChargeHub X7 will make a perfect gift for just about anyone.

The reason why is because everyone now has a whole bunch of electric devices, and everyone needs some way to power them. The ChargeHub X7 is a 7 Port USB Universal Charging Station is a place where you can just plug it in and plug in your smartphone, tablet, Bluetooth headset, Bluetooth earbuds, and anything else you want to do.

In fact, this particular device is so simple to use and so useful, I am not certain if I should even write about it anymore. I have actually tried this out once before, and even remember meeting the founders of Limitless Innovations at an early time, when their booth was nothing but a table at a CES.

I do admire how the ChargeHub comes in a circle or square shape, and when it is plugged into the wall, it exudes a lovely glow. You should be able to purchase the ChargeHub X7 for $59.99 on the company website, and it comes with a Micro USB CableLinx.

The Gadgeteer Reviews the ChargeHub

We recently sent a ChargeHub over to the team at The Gadgeteer. Here is what they had to say:

This little puck can charge all your devices – well seven at a time, anyway

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The ChargeHub 7-Port USB Universal Charging Station can charge up to seven of your devices simultaneously using only one power supply.  It’s only 3.5″ in diameter and 1.5″ thick, but it can provide 2.4A per port up to a total of 44W.  Its SmartSpeed™ Technology provides optimal charge for virtually any USB device (based on type and number of connected devices).  The ChargeHub comes with a power supply and one  CableLinx™ Micro to USB Charge Cable.  Other CableLinx cables are available for $8-$20, depending on type, or you can simply use the cables that came with your devices.  The ChargeHub 7-Port USB Universal Charging Station is available in black, white, red, pink, purple, or blue for $59.95 from ChargeHub.