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Charging the Insight handset

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by Chas C, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. Chas C

    Chas C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all

    I've been having issues finding ways to charge my Insight handset, no matter what I've tried I can only get it to charge from a mains or car 12v socket where the USB power is less than 1W (or is managed).

    I've never been able to use a computer USB or a battery pack when travelling.

    I just recieved a SyncStop (from Amazon) and it allows me to charge my Handset from a PC or from a Mophie battery pack (when travelling away from mains or car power). These are available from the USA at $12.99, you may have to go on the USA Amazon site.

    https://www.amazon.com/Syncstop®-Syncstop/dp/B00ZQAY23U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1516626248&sr=8-1&keywords=syncstop

    Hope others find this helpful.

    For those technically minded, this SyncStop acts as a buffer and makes the Handset think its plugged into a normal charger, it also reduces the charge power so may take a little longer to charge. I've tried it using my battery power pack and did not notice it taking any longer.
     
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    #1 Chas C, Jan 22, 2018 at 1:05 PM
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2018
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