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Anker 20,000mah powerbank (prime users 25.99)

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[Amazon.ca] Anker 20,000mah powerbank (prime users 25.99)

Prime users get this deal at this price. No usb c but the capacity and size of this one is a good balance. Not an issue for me as i have the cables from usb c to reg usb. When travelling becomes good for everyone again, this will be very handy too..cant get enough powerbanks lol in for 1!

I have a lot of anker powerbanks and none have failed. Pretty much have 1 in each capacity as i find use for the physical sizes that i have, from short to loooooong flights even camping too.
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LOL at "kmah". Should simply be "ah";)
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pulsar123 wrote: LOL at "kmah". Should simply be "ah";)
lol it was correct, it means 20k MAH :)
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biscuits wrote:
lol it was correct, it means 20k MAH :)
Yup however the kilo and mili cancel, so 20Ah would be less redundant than 20000 mAh
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Not sure why people are downvoting this, $26 for Anker and this capacity is great
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Ruciz wrote: Yup however the kilo and mili cancel, so 20Ah would be less redundant than 20000 mAh
Exactly - "kilo-milli-amper-hour" makes me cringe... It's like to say my height is 1.8 kilo-milli-meters :)
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danascully wrote: Not sure why people are downvoting this, $26 for Anker and this capacity is great
it was a typo earlier that caused the downvotes.. lol. agreed the price is great.
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pulsar123 wrote: Exactly - "kilo-milli-amper-hour" makes me cringe... It's like to say my height is 1.8 kilo-milli-meters :)
lol, we must be from different fields. 'k' as in thousand , not kilo :) my siblings are in the science field and we always get into this hehehe!
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biscuits wrote: lol, we must be from different fields. 'k' as in thousand , not kilo :) my siblings are in the science field and we always get into this hehehe!
It's a prefix, not our problem it has universally been shortened from kilogram to kilo by the layperson.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilo-
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biscuits wrote: it was a typo earlier that caused the downvotes.. lol. agreed the price is great.
Also there was no product link for a while.
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Anker stuff on sale is always ancient.. No USB C??
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biscuits wrote:
lol it was correct, it means 20k MAH :)
That would be 20 kilo-mega-ampere-hours, so 20,000,000,000 A-h ?
biscuits wrote: lol, we must be from different fields. 'k' as in thousand , not kilo :) my siblings are in the science field and we always get into this hehehe!
Not sure what you're getting at...
'kilo' is a suffix that literally has meant thousand for centuries, which has the symbol 'k'
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"High-speed charging: but... Qualcomm Quick Charge not supported."

So, it's bog slow 10W charging. What is this, 2016? I mean seriously?
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DiscountRaja wrote: While trying to figure out if I should buy this or not (I decided not... want USB-C), I happened to fine another one that is even cheaper, but its Aukey: $29.99-20% Coupon "LVUWWL2U" = $23.99, and you don't need prime:

https://www.amazon.ca/AUKEY-20000mAh-Po ... 15&sr=1-22
the one you linked has a max output of 2.1A x 2

the anker has a max output of 2.4A x 2 (same output as an ipad charger)

i'd pay a bit more for the extra juice/output
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Andyc416 wrote: the one you linked has a max output of 2.1A x 2

the anker has a max output of 2.4A x 2 (same output as an ipad charger)

i'd pay a bit more for the extra juice/output
2.1 or 2.4A, there's no difference, it's the same hardware.

And you'll RARELY see that 2.1 or 2.4A delivered. Most devices suck up less than that when charging. Get one of those USB power meter things, most of my devices will hit the 2A level for only a short bit of the charging cycle (usually in the middle), on either end they will charge at slower rates, (usually 7.5-9W), and at termination at very low rates (<5W).

You won't see much of a difference with a charger rated at 2.4A vs 2A, they are both ancient slow chargers.

If you want REAL charging speed, get a QC or PD charger (as applicable to your device). My PD charger stays at 18W for a large amount of it's charging cycle on my PD2 capable device.

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