Recommend me a lighter socket charger for SL?

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Hi

Looking for a charger that will fit into the lighter socket of my R230 easily - needed to charge mobile phone.

I have an Anker charger which is really good, but doesn't fit easily into the space available when the ashtray cover is open etc.

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Lots and lots on here:

https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesal...20180201111913&SearchText=car+12v+usb+charger

I have one similar to this, projects very little when inserted into the 12v accessory socket.
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https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Car...239a-4cc2-bea0-0a95009663ef&priceBeautifyAB=0
 

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I use either a Scosche or an Aukey. The Aukey is very compact and in my Audi i am able to close the ashtray cover with it in place, not checked if it works on the SL though.
 

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Many will give rf interference, at least they're easily unplugged if the radio reception falls off.
 

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Many will give rf interference, at least they're easily unplugged if the radio reception falls off.
You are correct with the cheap ones. I find the ones i recommended to be very well built and i have had zero issues in all the cars i have used them in.
 
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Thanks chaps, I will take a look at a few of those.

Flowrider99 - where did you get Aukey from? Actually, found a few on Amazon...they certainly look compact.
 
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1 Aukey compact charger ordered...will report back when its arrived and I've tried it out.
 
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Update - ordered the Aukey compact charger and have been using it for a couple of weeks. It certainly is small and compact and works well.
The only problem is, my wife has nicked it for her car as it sits quite flush and means she can leave it in place - so I need another one now.

Thanks for the recommendation.
 

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Update - ordered the Aukey compact charger and have been using it for a couple of weeks. It certainly is small and compact and works well.
The only problem is, my wife has nicked it for her car as it sits quite flush and means she can leave it in place - so I need another one now.

Thanks for the recommendation.

The very short ones all seem to be unavailable now
 

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the Chinese manufacturer is ramping up production as a result of this thread. :)
 

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Check out this Ebay seller:
Guobing_688

He currently sells these units for £6.99 post free.
From China, so might be quick or slow.
Some stuff I've had from China has been amazingly fast delivery.
 
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the Chinese manufacturer is ramping up production as a result of this thread. :)

that's exactly what I was thinking. The forum should get some kind of referral bonus.

Check out this Ebay seller:
Guobing_688

He currently sells these units for £6.99 post free.
From China, so might be quick or slow.
Some stuff I've had from China has been amazingly fast delivery.

They're £6.99 from Amazon with Prime delivery.
 


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