Mobility Electronics Inc. has announced two new
iGo universal power adapters that work with a range of different laptop computers including Apple iBooks and PowerBooks. One is a universal adapter designed to work with AC and DC power sources, while the other is designed to serve as an extra AC adapter for people that want multiple power connections for their devices.
iGo PowerXtender70 is a universal power adapter that can juice up your laptop either from a conventional AC outlet or from the DC outlets you’ll find in airplanes and automobiles. It features over voltage, temperature and short-circuit protection, includes adapters for power outlets found in cars, boats and RVs and more. It retails for US$79.99.
iGo ice70 is intended as a replacement or addition to a conventional AC adapter that plugs into a wall outlet. Like the PowerXtender70, it features an interface that can also charge a mobile phone or handheld device, and sports over voltage, temperature and short circuit protection, has a status light and more. It also retails for $79.99.