1. Download our Official Android App: Forums for Android!

Accessories Zagg Sparq 2.0

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jflexe99, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. jflexe99

    jflexe99 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    38
    Posts:
    171
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010

    Aug 20, 2010
    171
    17
    38
    Photographer
    PA
    [​IMG]ZAGG | ZAGGsparq 2.0 | iPhone Charger | iPad Charger | Portable Battery Charger

    Just wondering if anyone heard anything about these usb chargers. They are interesting to me. Dual usb, 6000 mAh power, and supposidly charge a iphone 4 times fully with the stored battery power in the device, not being plugged in...now that I like!

    Here are some of their specs too....what you guys think?

    6,000 mAh Lithium Polymer
    Has the power to charge most smart phones four times
    4 yellow lights indicate power level, 25%-50%-75%-100%
    Has the ability to charge multiple USB devices simultaneously
    Max output: 2000mA @ 5V
    Power Source: 100-240 VAC @ 50/60 Hz
    Physical Size 3.5 x 3.5 x 1 inches
    Weight .54 lbs.
     

    Advertisement

  2. DT

    DT Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    93
    Posts:
    783
    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2010

    Jul 23, 2010
    783
    145
    93
    Owner, Senior Software Architect, V2N
    Vilano Beach, FL
    Great question. I've been scoring 50% off ZAGG coupons, and for $50, it seems like a great idea.

    At first I was thinking: "When am I in a situation where I don't have any AC power or on the road, have my notebook", but it does happen (in fact, my last trip to DC).

    Plus you get a DC-to-USB interface so you can just carry a USB cable for charging.
     
  3. jflexe99

    jflexe99 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    38
    Posts:
    171
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010

    Aug 20, 2010
    171
    17
    38
    Photographer
    PA
    I think they are offering 20-30% off coupons...I have to check though
     
  4. jflexe99

    jflexe99 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    38
    Posts:
    171
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010

    Aug 20, 2010
    171
    17
    38
    Photographer
    PA
    I am placing an order for one...$49.99 shipped! Love it!
     
  5. sremick

    sremick Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    163
    Posts:
    2,521
    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010

    Jun 18, 2010
    2,521
    356
    163
    IT Admin
    USA
    This is awesome. Been looking for something like this for a while. And with a 50%-off coupon, it's a steal for 6000mAh. Ordering immediately. Thanks for the tip.
     
  6. jflexe99

    jflexe99 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    38
    Posts:
    171
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010

    Aug 20, 2010
    171
    17
    38
    Photographer
    PA
    Glad I helped someone...Even if I can get a full 3 charges on my phone without plugging it in...Id be extremely happy!!!
     
  7. sremick

    sremick Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    163
    Posts:
    2,521
    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010

    Jun 18, 2010
    2,521
    356
    163
    IT Admin
    USA
    Mine just arrived today. Perfect timing, as I'll need it plenty over the next 4 days. Currently charging it via AC.

    Still sort of have buyer's remorse after seeing the New Trent devices that hold 8900 to 11000 mAh but NT seems to have a bad rep.
     
  8. jflexe99

    jflexe99 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    38
    Posts:
    171
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010

    Aug 20, 2010
    171
    17
    38
    Photographer
    PA
    They shipped mine out on tue. Seeing how its coming from utah, guessing monday...Hoping today...but we will see.
     
  9. jflexe99

    jflexe99 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    38
    Posts:
    171
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010

    Aug 20, 2010
    171
    17
    38
    Photographer
    PA
    Just got mine...plugged into the wall...no LEDs on though...says 1 should be on below 20% when charging, less I read wrong...hope I don't have a lemon...ha.
     
  10. tysj

    tysj Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    16
    Posts:
    73
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2010

    Jul 14, 2010
    73
    6
    16
    Got mine today too. Just leave it plugged in. The first LED on mine took about an hour (or more?) to show up.
     
  11. jflexe99

    jflexe99 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    38
    Posts:
    171
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010

    Aug 20, 2010
    171
    17
    38
    Photographer
    PA
    Yup! All 4 are glowing, awesome little charger!

    Does take a bit to charge...but 4 full charges for 9 hours of charging it...not too bad
     
  12. SoCADesertRat

    SoCADesertRat Lurker
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    5
    Posts:
    5
    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2010

    Jul 30, 2010
    5
    0
    5
    Southern California
    Have had one for a while. The first batch, several months ago, was faulty and they recalled them. The ones now seem fine. It does take a while to charge and no lights show when charging, only when you press the button. When not in use, it will lose its charge over time, so make a note to check it once in a while so it has not discharged too much when you need it. Mine can lose one light of charge in a week even when not used.
     
  13. sremick

    sremick Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    163
    Posts:
    2,521
    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010

    Jun 18, 2010
    2,521
    356
    163
    IT Admin
    USA
    Not true. Mine shows lights while charging representing the charge level without having to press the button. If it's completely dead, it can take a while before the first light is lit though.
     
  14. DT

    DT Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    93
    Posts:
    783
    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2010

    Jul 23, 2010
    783
    145
    93
    Owner, Senior Software Architect, V2N
    Vilano Beach, FL
    Have you had a chance to use it through a few charges yet? Wondering how well it works with the Captivate (charge time, number of charges).

    I let my previous 50% lapse, but I got a fresh one, so I'm still thinking about getting one of these (could actually use it next week).
     
  15. sremick

    sremick Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    163
    Posts:
    2,521
    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010

    Jun 18, 2010
    2,521
    356
    163
    IT Admin
    USA
    I've only charged up mine twice, and only because I killed it the first time by leaving my Captivate plugged into it all night. :p So still kind of early to tell and not possible to give real stats yet.
     
  16. WhiteNoise

    WhiteNoise Well-Known Member
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    58
    Posts:
    216
    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2010

    Feb 23, 2010
    216
    16
    58
    IT Specialist
    Missouri
    Can the sparq be charged via usb?
     
  17. sremick

    sremick Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    163
    Posts:
    2,521
    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010

    Jun 18, 2010
    2,521
    356
    163
    IT Admin
    USA
    No. Only via AC outlet.

    I'd like if it could be easily charged via 12VDC (car) but I can use my inverter in a pinch.
     
    WhiteNoise likes this.
  18. sabSquishy

    sabSquishy Lurker
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    25
    Posts:
    3
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2010

    Nov 29, 2010
    3
    0
    25
    Invisible Shield
    San Diego
    InvisibleShield employee here!

    We've been selling the Sparq for quite some time now and I've yet to see a customer tag but Zagg always has good deals online going on including free shields with certain accessories. I used to use one at work almost daily til we sold out of them. bring one back. Buying from a mall kiosk gets a little pricey on it with its $99.99 price
     

Share This Page

Loading...