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XTAR EU4 USB Hub Review

I was in gross need of a USB port with QC3 capabilities for a charger or two I was testing.  I got super lucky that XTAR has this product just out, and they dropped one in the mail to me.  This power brick has three USB ports, one of which has QC3 capabilities.  The other two have output up to 2.4A, and there’s also a USB-C port!  Read on for my testing and thoughts!

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Armytek Handy C1 Pro Charger Review

I finally got a message in to someone at Armytek, and they sent this Handy C1 Pro as a first review item.  This is a single-bay, Li-Ion/NiMH (!!) charger, with a USB-out function!  Read on for my first review of 2019, on an item I’ve had for almost 3 months!

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Rofis MR30 Flashlight Review

I tend to like Rofis lights.  They’re well made, very functional, and more often than not, just neat little lights.  So I was excited when this MR30 showed up in the mail – the MR70 is still my go-to powerbank travel light.  The MR30 is smaller with the same capacity, and loses the side light (which I never really used anyway).  I’m excited to put it to the test!

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XTAR VC2S Charger Review

Xtar has a bunch of new chargers out, including this update to a previous model.  This is the VC2S, which steps up the game from the original VC2 by adding an S!!  Maybe more, but read on to find that info out!

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Nitecore LC10 Lantern/Charger Review

There’s another entry in the …. let’s call it the “USB dongle charger” list.  This is the Nitecore LC10, which is similar to other dongle chargers, but adds a few new features!  There’s an in-line lantern, and the poles are reversible on this charger.  Read on for more!

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Vortex TX100 and TX200 Flashlight Review

Vortex contacted me out of the blue one day, about these review lights.  I wasn’t terribly interested except that 1) their lights have orange accents and 2) the lights have a charging base.  Normally that might not be a big deal but as I understood it, the light would come on if there was a power disconnect to the base.  That’s a pretty big deal.  Read on to see if that’s how things went!

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XTAR Dragon VP4 Plus Analyzing Charger Review

Along with the XTAR PB2 I recently reviewed, XTAR sent the Dragon VP4 Plus 4 bay 2A charger.  This is an interesting charger, with some unusual features, and I’m glad to give it a test, too!

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XTAR PB2 Charger / Powerbank Review

I reached out to Xtar regarding a couple of their chargers.  Particularly the PB2, their newest charger/powerbank.  Looks awesome on paper!  They also sent over a Dragon, which I’ll have some thoughts on later.  For now, the PB2.

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Liitokala Lii-402 Charger Review

I’ve reviewed a Liitokala charger before (the Lii-500).  I liked that one, so I was excited to get the Lii-402, a simpler 4-bay charger by Liitokala.  Read on for my thoughts and experiences!

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MecArmy SGN7 Keychain Flashlight Review

Seems that I’ve been on a keychain light kick lately, and here’s another one!  Well, in some sense, anyway.  This is more of a rectangular light with unusual features….   Also my first MecArmy light in basically forever (the other being the PT16, which I really liked.)  Read on for more info and thoughts about this MecArmy SGN7!

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