RedBand USB Quick-Charge Cable
3br Power Sports new Red Band USB GPS Quick-Charge have the ability to signal GPS systems to charge at full rate when plugged into any “dumb” charger such as car chargers, wall adapters or 3BR Powersports TAPP series of all-weather USB power ports. Charging at full rate can reduce the charging time by as much as two hours and will easily keep up with power hungry applications such as GPS or video. The Red Band cable was developed to take advantage of the GPS’s ability to charge at different rates depending on the charging source.
Reduced charging rates are required when a smartphone is plugged into a computer to prevent overloading the computer’s USB port which may be limited to 500mA (0.5A). The Red Band cable signals the GPS that it is connected to a dumb charger most of which are capable of providing current of 1.0A or more.
- CANNOT be used as a data cable.