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Old 11-19-19, 03:17 PM
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surge protection...mobile phone

when borrowing e outlet in public, does anyone lug around a surge protector for your expensive mobile phone or tablet?

or do airport and S/bux wifi have surge protevtion built into the wall?

also can you get a surge from car cigarette lighter? or the car Usb outlet.

and recommend a high quality portable SP.

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The wall wart, which reduces the 120v (USA) voltage down to 5 or 12 VDC does a reasonable job of protecting against surges/spikes.
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More important is to break your data signal wire in your USB cable and make it power only. You can buy an adapter that does that. Don't trust public USB charging connections.
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