Remember the Chargepod that we covered slightly more than one year ago? Well, the device is still great to use and makes for the perfect traveling companion if you’re one who has plenty of gizmos to charge on your travels, but Callpod has decided to make it even more affordable by introducing a price cut. The Chargepod will now retail for a mere $39.95 while the bundle pack is going for $79.95 – a pretty good bargain considering how low the dollar stacks up against other currencies these days with no signs of stopping its downward spiral. To know more about the Chargepod, read on after the jump.
To refresh your memory, the Chargepod is a 6-in-1 device that allows users to charge most mobile electronic devices with a single power cord from virtually anywhere including at home, in the car or at the office. There are hundreds of manufacturer-specific adapters for a wide range of portable devices which you can purchase from Callpod – sometimes it makes me wonder whether these different charging tips were created on purpose so that the manufacturer can make more money out of us consumers instead of relying on a universal tip like good old USB 2.0 and FireWire standards. Anyways, I digress. The Chargepod features voltage regulator technology as well as interchangeable power adapters that ensures your charging sessions go through smoothly and without any hiccup, regardless of manufacturer or model. Each Chargepod is accompanied by an AC adapter, but for those who spend more time in the car than in a physical building, then the optional car adapter will definitely come in handy.
For $39.95, you get the Chargepod base unit, a carrying case and wall plug (100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz). As for the $79.95 bundle pack, that will come with the Chargepod base unit, AC wall plug, car charger, carrying case and half a dozen adapters for Apple/iPod/phone, Motorola, Blackberry, Nokia, Palm Treo and Sony PSP devices. Additional adapters will retail for $9.95 each.