By now, we’ve all heard the saying “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.”
The truth is that if you need to charge a USB or Lightning adapter, it’s almost impossible to beat a universal USB power supply.
In fact, it might even be more difficult to beat the universal USB chargers you’ll find on the market these days.
Universal power supplies are great for charging devices, but they also have some drawbacks: they’re expensive, and they can take a while to charge.
To address these problems, there’s a universal adapter that can charge the same power as a regular power supply with minimal disruption.
But that’s not the only universal charger out there.
There are universal power supplies that come with an adapter and charge any device, whether it’s a smartphone, a USB hub, or even a USB drive.
Here’s what you need, and what you can buy.
What’s a Universal Power Supply?
An “Universal Power Supply” is a power supply that can power devices on any standard USB port.
It’s usually a USB port, but sometimes it can charge other devices too.
The main advantage of a universal Power Supply is that you can charge multiple devices at once.
That means you can keep your laptop charging, and it’ll charge your smartphone when you’re out and about.
But universal adapters also come in different models, so you’ll need to pick the one that best suits your needs.
How to Choose an Universal Power Supplier Universal power supply adapters are often labeled as “universal chargers” because they can charge USB devices.
But in reality, they’re more commonly called universal power adapters.
That’s because they work on any USB port and can charge both devices.
This is where universal adapters come in.
Some models, like the one we’ve looked at here, work on the standard USB 1.1 port and 2.0 ports.
Other models, such as the USB 2.1 Type-C adapter, work only on USB 2 ports.
The universal power adapter we’re reviewing here works on all the USB ports.
We use the universal power converter in our USB-C to Type-A adapter, and we use it on the USB Type-B to Type C adapter.
The Universal Power Adapter Review You might think that you’ll be able to buy the universal adapter for just about any device you want, but that’s only if you have the proper charger.
To help you decide which one to get, we asked a few experts to give their thoughts on which chargers can work on all USB ports and which ones can’t.
We tested the universal adapters for all of the USB-c, USB-e, and USB-F ports on three devices: a smartphone charging port, a laptop charging port (for laptops), and a USB-A to Type A adapter.
They all worked on the three ports we tested, but only the USB 3.1 to USB 3 port works on the Type-c adapter.
What to Consider when Buying an Universal Adapter Universal adapters are expensive, but you’ll save a lot of money if you buy the right adapter.
Universal adapters usually come in two versions: a standard USB-b adapter, which can charge all types of devices on a standard port, and an adapter with a USB Type A connector, which only works on USB-B ports.
If you need a USB 2 port for charging a laptop, you’ll also need to buy an adapter for that.
We bought the Universal Power Converter and Charger Combo (USB-A, Type-a, USB 3) adapters in our reviews of the following USB-a to Type B adapters: Apple MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro 13, 15, and 17 with Touch Bar, iMac Pro, i5, and i7 models.
USB-2 adapters like the USB Power Converters USB Type B and Type-2 are typically much more expensive than the USB Ports, but for charging most other devices, you won’t need a universal converter.
The USB-E, USB Type C, and Type C USB Type 3 adapters are usually much more affordable.
The cheapest universal adapters are USB Type D, which costs about $1.99, and are often listed in both a standard and a charger combo.
The only universal adapter you’ll probably need if you’re shopping for a USB device is the USB Charger Duo Universal Adapter.
The charger combo will give you an adapter that plugs into your phone and can be charged in just about every device you’ll want to charge with.
What you’ll Need to Charge Your Device The USB port on your smartphone will charge any USB-powered device, including devices like a laptop or a USB keyboard.
The adapter you buy should also be able charge any type of USB device.
Here are the adapters we tested for charging all USB-based devices: Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPad mini, with Touch ID and Face ID