Scosche announces Lightning chargers for home, car
Scosche Industries (www.scosche.com) has unveiled 5 and 12 watt Lightning wall and car chargers. The company has eliminated 10W chargers from its lineup as they don't charge the new iPad 4th generation at the fastest charging speed possible.
iPad mini users can also take advantage of the new 12W chargers from Scosche, which will power the smaller tablet in just three hours, as compared to 4.75 hours with the 5W charger included with the device, says Kas Alves, executive vice president of Scosche Industries.
The new strikeDRIVE (car) and strikeBASE (home) feature a captive (connected) Lightning cable and are available in both 5 and 12 watt models. The similar strikeDRIVE 12w + 12w utilizes a captive cable with both a Mirco USB and Lightning tips and features a second, tablet friendly, 12w port for simultaneously charging two USB powered mobile devices.
Scosche’s Pro Lightning chargers all feature dual USB ports and ship with a 3-foot charge and sync cable with both Lightning and Micro USB connections. The strikeDRIVE pro 12w + 12w car charger features a low profile design that fits flush with most car power sockets.
The strikeBASE pro 5w + 5w and strikeBASE pro 12w + 12w wall chargers ship with the same detachable USB cable. The new wall chargers both feature two USB ports for simultaneously charging two mobile devices and a flat top design that fits in either the top or bottom of a wall outlet.
Customers who already own a USB charging solution but would like to travel with just one cable for all their mobile devices can take advantage of the new strikeLINE pro. The retractable charge and sync cable features the same dual tip design with both Lightning and Micro USB connections.