Talking Nomadplug universal adaptor design & use with the developers

The all-in-one design of Nomadplug is meant to ensure that no matter where you are in the world, it's the last plug adaptor you'll ever need.

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The lack of uniformity throughout the world when it comes to electrical outlets and plugs means that if you’re an international traveler, you have to be ready to keep an adapter for your electrical devices on hand, lest you need to get your hands on an emergency option in a hurry. Ryan Silverman, painfully aware of this scenario, founded Nomadplug in order to ensure that travelers might never run into that situation again with the all-in-one certified adaptor his company offers.

The Nomadplug is a versatile little device. It’s a modular adaptive plug and charger meant to supply power to most devices and boasting certified safe use in all 195 countries. That is to say, it’s above and beyond your standard emergency power adaptor. The Nomadplug has the features to ensure that no matter where you happen to be in the world, if there’s an electrical outlet, you’ll be able to use it. We spoke to Ryan Silverman entirely about the device, its conception, and how it works. He goes into the full details on how the common international travel issue with electrical outlets led him to pursue a device that would remove that problem for both his needs and those of others.

Perhaps one of the most interesting factors of the Nomadplug is how versatile it is. The whole thing can be disassembled into various components connected by magnets to meet your needs as required. That said, when you’re done, it also packs up nicely into one slim and sleek piece for easy packing and travel. The price is a little hefty at around $76, but if you’re well-traveled, it seems like a worthy investment to ensure power options are always available for your electronic devices.

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    March 30, 2021 3:42 PM

    TJ Denzer posted a new article, Talking Nomadplug universal adaptor design & use with the developers

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      March 30, 2021 4:09 PM

      That's cool if you travel internationally! I like the modular design. I'm not sold on the magnets in an electrical power supply; now that I know magnetic force interacts with electrical force. I mean I assume they've worked out whatever needed to be worked out; it just made me go "huh? why? Just click fit them."

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        March 30, 2021 4:16 PM

        take a $5 idea, add magnets, colors, and some swank lines and you now have a $76.44 idea

        i guess it kinda makes sense if you have a phone with a shitty battery and for some reason randomly teleport somewhere different each night.

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      March 30, 2021 4:23 PM

      Ouch, no warranty mentioned anywhere and a 7 day return window

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      March 30, 2021 7:00 PM

      I have a huge bag of adaptor plugs, half of which are dangerous junk which spark when you plug them in or fall out of the socket. But those are still better than those huge cubical things you can buy at the airport where all the plugs flip out and rotate like R2D2.

      This thing looks nice and compact. The price is tough to swallow for a cheapass like me, but it might be worth saving up for.

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      March 30, 2021 7:18 PM

      This is the one I just got -

      https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07WP873CG/

      The cool thing is it has 1 USB Type-C PD and 1 USB Type-C and 3 USB Type-A

      Haven't tried it yet planned to bring to St. Barth's while doing wedding recon when they reopen

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