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Dual-Port USB-C Car Charger with 45W PD Charging - USB-C (27W), USB-C (18W), Black


2-port car charger quickly and safely charges 2 tablets, smartphones and other USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 devices at the same time.
  • 2-port USB-C charger connects to the 12V DC power outlet in your car, truck or SUV
  • Ideal for charging smartphones, tablets, e-readers and notebooks while traveling
  • Maximum charging power output of 45W: 27W USB-C and 18W USB-C
  • Prevents overheating and overcharging to shield your essential device from damage
  • USB-C Power Delivery 3.0 ports charge up to 4x faster than conventional USB chargers

  • 2-year limited warranty

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Tripp Lite Part Number

U280-C02-45W-2B New

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Features

USB-C Charger Safely Charges 2 Mobile Devices in Your Vehicle Simultaneously
This dual-port USB car charger with Power Delivery (PD) 3.0 technology lets you quickly and safely charge two USB-C mobile devices at the same time. You and a passenger can connect your smartphones, tablets, notebooks or power banks, to name just a few compatible devices, to ensure satisfactory battery charge when you reach your destination. When used together, both high-speed USB-C ports support a total of 45W of charging power.
USB-C Charging Ports Support Fast PD 3.0 Charging Speeds
The fast-charging USB-C charging ports are powered by advanced PD Charging 3.0 technology. The 27W (5V 3A or 9V 3A) PD 3.0 port keeps larger devices, such as your USB-C laptop, at capacity, while the 18W (5V 3A or 9V 2A) PD 3.0 port charges smartphones and tablets at top speeds.
Plugs into the 12V DC Power Outlet in Your Vehicle
The compact charger connects to any standard 12V DC vehicle power outlet, such as the one on your dashboard. Just plug it in, and connect your devices’ USB cables for fast, convenient mobile charging. An easy-to-see blue LED indicates the charger is receiving power. The U280-C02-45W-2B is compatible with Apple (including iPhone), Android (including Samsung), Windows and Amazon devices with USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 charging ports.

Typical Applications

  • Charge up to 2 smartphones, tablets, power banks, e-readers, notebooks or any other USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 devices while driving to your destination

Package Includes

  • U280-C02-45W-2B Dual-Port USB-C Car Charger, Black

System Requirements

  • Vehicle with standard 12V DC power outlet
RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332254061
Product TypeCar Charger
Charging Form FactorDirect Plug-In
Device CompatibilityPhone; Tablet; Amazon Kindle; Laptop; Chromebook
Over Current Protection  Yes
INPUT
Nominal Input Voltage(s) Supported12V DC
Input Connection TypeVehicle Automatic Cigarette Lighter
Input Plug TypeCar Auxiliary Power Outlet
Product Length (in.)1.99
Product Length (cm.)5.05
Product Length (ft.)0.17
Product Length (m.)0.05
OUTPUT
Output CapacityUSB Type-C #1: 5V/3A, 9V/3A (27W); USB Type-C #2: 5V/3A, 9V/2A (18W)
USER INTERFACE, ALERTS & CONTROLS
LED IndicatorsBlue (Power)
CHARGING
Number of Charging Ports2
Charging Ports / Amps2A; 3A
USB Power Delivery (PD) Charging SupportYes
Charging MethodUSB
Total Charging Watts45
USB Power Delivery (PD) Charging Specification3.0
PHYSICAL
ColorBlack
Material of ConstructionABS, PVC
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)0.77 x 1.99 x 1.28
Unit Packaging TypePolybag
Unit Weight (lbs.)0.062
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature Range32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature Range-4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
Operating Humidity Range30 to 90% RH
Storage Humidity Range10 to 90% RH
CONNECTIONS
Ports2
Side A - Connector 1Car Cigarette Lighter
Side B - Connector 1USB Type-C (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 2USB Type-C (FEMALE)
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
Driver RequiredNo
Quick Charge Compliant3.0
TechnologyUSB
STANDARDS & COMPLIANCE
CertificationsCE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)2-year limited warranty

Frequently Asked Questions

It depends on the make and model of your car. Some cars require the keys to be in the ignition and turned to "On" or "Acc" for the power point (cigarette lighter) to provide power to the USB charger. Other cars may continue to supply power to the cigarette lighter even if the engine is turned off. To be sure, turn your vehicle off and see if your phone or tablet continues to charge. Important: if your vehicle does supply power to the cigarette lighter when the engine is turned off, do not leave your device charging for an extended period of time to avoid draining your battery.
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In practical terms, yes. Older cars have cigarette lighter sockets that can power your electronics. More modern cars have 12V DC Auxiliary Power Outlets that power electronics but should NOT be used with a cigarette lighter. You can use an accessory plug with either an old or new outlet. You can read more about the standard (SAE J563_200902) governing Auxiliary Power Outlets on the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE) website.
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Additional FAQs may be available on the U280C0245W2B model support page.

Accessories

USB, Lightning & FireWire

  Model Number Description
USB-C to Lightning Sync/Charge Cable, MFi Certified - USB 2.0, M/M, White, 3 ft. (0.9 m) M102-003-WH M102-003-WH USB-C to Lightning Sync/Charge Cable, MFi Certified - USB 2.0, M/M, White, 3 ft. (0.9 m)
USB Micro-B to USB-C Cable, USB 2.0, (M/M), 6 ft. U040-006-MICRO U040-006-MICRO USB Micro-B to USB-C Cable, USB 2.0, (M/M), 6 ft.

USB Cables

  Model Number Description
USB-C to Lightning Sync/Charge Cable, MFi Certified - USB 2.0, M/M, White, 3 ft. (0.9 m) M102-003-WH M102-003-WH USB-C to Lightning Sync/Charge Cable, MFi Certified - USB 2.0, M/M, White, 3 ft. (0.9 m)
USB Micro-B to USB-C Cable, USB 2.0, (M/M), 6 ft. U040-006-MICRO U040-006-MICRO USB Micro-B to USB-C Cable, USB 2.0, (M/M), 6 ft.

Lightning Charging Cables

  Model Number Description
USB-C to Lightning Sync/Charge Cable, MFi Certified - USB 2.0, M/M, White, 3 ft. (0.9 m) M102-003-WH M102-003-WH USB-C to Lightning Sync/Charge Cable, MFi Certified - USB 2.0, M/M, White, 3 ft. (0.9 m)

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