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  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Price: 4
  • Quality: 2
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 4
Works as expected – Travel All-in-One Universal AC Adapter Reviews

posted by catdog on 07/19/2009 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

- Combines a number of different country adapters into one unit.
- It has a locking system so only one plug can slide out at a time, and the button locks it into place
- The adapter I received does not support a ground pin, so only 2 pin devices can be plugged into it. I was unable to use this for my laptop as it has a 3 pin plug (with a ground pin).
- Reasonably large
- The locking spring inside came loose, so I had to take it apart and glue the spring back in its place
Just like any other adapter with moving parts, it can be a bit flimsy. I found the solid ones which can only adapt to one country (eg one apapter for USA, a different one for EU) are much more sturdy and reliable than this adapter.
Does it's job, but only just. Better off with an adapter that is solid or clips different parts together to avoid the sliding parts.


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