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Scosche PowerVolt 3.0

12-volt charger for the car with USB-C and USB-A ports

Item # 142CPDA2C8

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Item # 142CPDA2C8

About the Scosche PowerVolt 3.0

Fast charging for two devices

Got a new Android™ or iPhone® with a USB-C port? Scosche's PowerVolt 3.0 car charger lets you quickly give your phone some juice while you're on the go. It'll deliver up to three times the power of standard USB chargers. But don't worry, it also has built-in circuitry to protect your gear from overcharging and overheating. You can even charge up a second portable device simultaneously using this charger's USB-A port. The charger's LED light lets you know your device's battery is getting a refill.

Product highlights:

  • dual-port USB charger fits any vehicle 12-volt port/cigarette lighter
  • includes 18-watt USB-C and 12-watt USB-A ports
  • built-in overcharge protection circuitry ensures safe charging for connected devices
  • LED light indicates connected device is charging
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # CPDA2C8-SP

What's in the box:

  • Car charger with USB-C and USB-A ports

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Overview: The Scosche PowerVolt 3.0 USB-C / USB-A Fast Charger for cars has two USB ports for charging most of your electronic devices. This plug-in charger has both USB-C and USB-A charging ports, allowing you to simultaneously charge two devices at once. The USB-C port delivers 3 times the charging power for your device than a conventional USB wall charger, with an output of 18 watts to fully charge your device is less time. The USB-A port has a 12-watt output (5V / 2.4A), which is more than 2 times as powerful than normal chargers. The Fast Charger plugs into your vehicle's 12-volt power port, and is covered by a 3-year limited warranty.

Fast Charging: The PowerVolt 3.0's added power charges your phone at a faster rate than most chargers that are included with your device. With the 18-volt USB-C output, compatible smartphones and tablets will charge to 70% capacity in only 30 minutes. The 12-volt USB-A output can also charge your device faster than typical 5-volt (5V 1A) chargers. The Fast Charger is completely safe for less powerful devices.

Compatibility: PowerVolt 3.0 USB-C Fast Charger can be used to charge the batteries in select smartphones, tablets, and digital cameras that feature a USB-C charging port. It is compatible with the following devices:

  • Samsung: Galaxy S9 / S9+, Galaxy S8 / S8 Plus, Note 8
  • Apple: iPhone (Xs, Xs Max, Xr, X, 8, 8 Plus), iPad Pro (1st, 2nd, 3rd gen)

Protection Circuitry: The charger features built-in circuitry that protects your device from overcharging and overheating.


  • Input: 12-24VDC - 3.2A
  • Output:
    • Type-C:
      • 5VDC - 3A
      • 9VDC - 2A (18W)
    • Type-A: 5VDC - 2.4A (12W)

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