The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #165433 Message #4082575
Posted By: Jon Freeman
09-Dec-20 - 07:36 AM
Thread Name: De-clutter & Fitness: House, job, life 2019 - 2020
Subject: RE: De-clutter & Fitness: House, job, life 2019 - 2020
I bought a bad extension cable a few weeks ago. It had 2 USB ports as well as the plug sockets and seemed just the job until I tried to charge one of my vape mods (the bit with the battery in) up with it and it stopped working. I then checked the voltage on the USB ports and found they were 8.6V rather than the USB standard 5V.
I think I’ll try to test any other USB charger I get before use in future. Maybe others should too if they don’t do already? USB testers are easy enough to find and probably cheaper than repairing/replacing a damaged device.,