What Is It
We live an on-the-go lifestyle – and with us comes all of our devices. Whether you’re a student, a business person, a professor, a stay-at-home parent, or more, you’re going to find that you have devices that regularly come along with you that need to be charged. It’s just how we’ve set up our lives to work around portable technology; most things have a portable battery that requires charging on regular occasions to keep it alive. Luckily for us, most of these devices can be charged via USB – which is how PowerStick power devices help you keep your devices alive on-the-go.
Don’t think you own a toy like that? Smartwatches, GPS units, smartphones, video gaming consoles, MP3 players, Bluetooth headphones, tablets, gaming controllers, and more. There’s definitely a lot of things in most people’s daily lives that require recharging on a regular basis to be functional.
PowerStick isn’t just your average charger company either. Especially in the charger design world, safety isn’t a huge priority. Most people buy what’s cheapest without taking a second thought to think about safety. Luckily for us, PowerStick items are made up to code for safety certification, so they have all of their certifications. They’re North American made, and they offer a full lifetime warranty on all of their items.
Love to customize? Some of their products can include memory, so you can let your item double as a USB drive with the optional installation of some memory. Plus, they can include a photo, graphic, or image of your choice on your charger, so you can have a personal charger that looks exactly as unique as you are!
I had the chance to try out their PowerTrip device. With a battery capacity of 5,700 mAh, it can charge quite a few devices before needing to be recharged. When it does need to be recharged, it can charge to over 90% capacity in about four hours. To charge it, you have quite a few options. It comes with a built-in wall outlet charger, so you can just plug it into the wall. Not near electricity? It has a solar panel on the back that charges the device with the power of sunlight. It features a USB port that allows you to plug in any USB-chargeable devices to charge them. It even comes with its own Micro USB cord – which is the standard charging cable type for most portable devices.
If you’re concerned about how charged your PowerTrip device is, you don’t have to be. There’s a battery life indicator on the side of the device that tells you exactly how much battery your PowerTrip has left. How useful is that?
The PowerTrip can also be customized with optional built-in memory of 8 or 16 GB. You can always have back-ups of important files when you need them!
I’m out and about quite a bit, and like most people, I enjoy using my tablet or my cell phone while I’m out. In particular, I really love to use my cell phone to captures photos and really “immortalize” a particular memory, so it’s important to me that my cell phone always have power. Along with that, I (honestly) get antsy if my phone is dead because it always worries me in case of an emergency, so knowing I have a back-up plan really puts my concerns to rest.
That’s exactly why I fell in love with the PowerTrip. It’s been pretty much perfect for me. I know exactly when I need to charge it because it has the display bar right on the side. In fact, if I don’t have a passenger, I can just flip it solar-panel-up, and it will charge itself via the sun’s rays hitting my passenger’s seat. If it needs more than that, I can just take it inside, and it has the wall outlet plug-in built right in. It’s honestly a pretty hassle-free portable power bank. Previous power banks I’ve had usually require keeping a specific charging cable around. Other ones have even been a giant pain because you can’t tell how much battery is left, so it’s a guessing game. Luckily, the PowerTrip is outfitted with these features that make it much better than the competition.
At the same time, the PowerTrip holds quite a bit of power. I haven’t had to use it a lot, but it’s already charged my cell phone four times on a single charge. I’ve used it to charge my tablets before as well. You’ll need the cable for the item you want to charge (like the cell phone cable, etc.), but aside from that, you just turn on the PowerTrip and plug in the device, and it will start charging it! It’s extremely simple, and since it holds so much power, I don’t have to worry about constantly babysitting it either.
Power Stick allows you to customize a photo or graphic on the front of your PowerTrip. As I plan on using this charger in my flight bag for any moments during a flight, I chose to put a picture of an airplane cockpit on my PowerTrip that I’d taken. It’s amazing how high-quality the photo print turned out. It’s high-quality enough that I think it’s better printed than some actual prints I’ve received from photo companies. The colors are extremely true-to-design, and it looks absolutely stunning. Just look at my photos of my PowerTrip! It looks stunning.
Really, I have no complaints, at all, about the PowerTrip. It’s done a fantastic job of charging my devices, and I keep getting lots of compliments on the design of the photo. It looks high-quality and durable, and I expect to have it for awhile.
The PowerTrip is extremely simple to use, and it’s slim and small enough that you’ll be happy to carry it around to always have the extra power you need. It can be personalized exactly how you want it, and the power level display helps you understand exactly how much power your PowerTrip has left. It’s perfect!
Absolutely none! It takes it a bit to charge via solar power, but it definitely charges, so if you’re out and about, you can just use the power of the sun to ensure your PowerTrip is ready to go!
If you regularly find yourself out-and-about without any way to charge your electronics, the PowerTrip could be perfect for you. Not only does it display its own battery level, but unlike most portable power devices, it can charge itself via the built-in wall outlet plug or the solar panel. You don’t have to worry about bringing along a separate cable purely to charge your portable power bank!
You can purchase the PowerTrip portable power source directly from the PowerStick website. Plus, it can be customized with your favorite photo, graphic, or text – and you can even add 8 or 16 GB of memory if you want!
PowerStick has generously offered to send a Personalized PowerTrip to one lucky winner! To enter, simply complete the form below (one entry per person, per method). Info collected will only be used to verify the winning entry and contact the winner. This giveaway will close on December 8th at 11:59pm EST. The contest is open to readers in the US only.
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