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If you are looking to simultaneously charge several devices then this news might be of interest.

With an impressive reputation for successful crowd-funding campaigns, Changeasap is a consumer electronics start-up based in Sydney.  Following its successful crowd-funding campaigns for products, such as Flash Graphics Powerbank, Infinity Magnetic cables and X-Connect cables, the next cab of the rank to emerge from Changeasap is the company's Omega product with its own crowd-funding campaign.

This product, which will be available in 100W and 200W versions, has designs on being the world's smallest Gallium Nitride (GaN) charger.  The charger has been developed to charge multiple devices at the same time.  In the case of the high end 200W version, it will have the ability to handle four devices simultaneously.

Rather than rely on the usual silicon components, the Omega charger has been developed to make use of the industry-leading Navitas GaNFast NV6127 Power ICs.  Through the use of Gallium Nitride, which is a semi-conductor material that replaces the traditional silicon-based power adapters, the Omega devices can be constructed smaller.  As a further result the charger should have higher efficiency, give off less heat and have the ability to handle a higher current.  Due to GaN IC's being 10 times smaller than traditional ICs, the Omega GaN chargers will be 66% smaller than traditional chargers.

As the Omega charger is meant to be a portable device, then this reduction in size will be a major benefit.  It should be easily portable as it is used to charge multiple devices.  For instances, the Changeasap press release indicated that the Omega 200W device will be able to provide power to a MacBook Pro laptop, iPad Pro tablet, iPhone smartphone and a watch all at the same time.

Taking advantage of the Omega Kickstarter campaign, which is due to run until October 10th with shipping expected by December 2020, you can book the Omega 100W for £36 or the Omega 200W for £60.  Full prices are expected to be £79 and £118 respectively.  The Omega 100W will be available in black and white while the Omega 200W will add navy and gold units to the available colour schemes.

Omega 100W Specifications

  • Product Dimensions: 60 x 55 x 26mm / 2.36" x 2.17" x 1.02"
  • Product Weight: 120g / 0.26lb / 4.23oz
  • Power Input: AC 100-240V 50/60Hz 2.5A
  • Max Power Output: 100W
  • Ports: 2 x USB-C and 1 x USB-A
  • USB-C1: 100W Power Delivery 3.0, 5~15V/3A, 20V/3.25A, 20V/5A (PPS) 
  • USB-C2: 100W Power Delivery 3.0, 5~15V/3A, 20V/3.25A, 20V/5A (PPS) 
  • USB-A1: Quick Charge 3.0: 5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A (18W), SCP, VOOC: 5V/4.5A (22.5W)
  • Device Operating Temperature: -10ºC to 60ºC
  • Protection: Over-current, Over-voltage, Over-temperature, Short-circuit Protection

Omega 200W Specifications

  • Product Dimensions: 88 x 55 x 42mm / 3.46" x 2.17" x 1.65"
  • Product Weight: 220g / 0.49lb / 7.76oz
  • Power Input: AC 100-240V 50/60Hz 3.5A
  • Max Power Output: 100W
  • Ports: 2 x USB-C and 2 x USB-A
  • USB-C1: 100W Power Delivery 3.0, 5~15V/3A, 20V/3.25A, 20V/5A (PPS) 
  • USB-C2: 100W Power Delivery 3.0, 5~15V/3A, 20V/3.25A, 20V/5A (PPS) 
  • USB-A1: Quick Charge 3.0: 5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A (18W), SCP, VOOC: 5V/4.5A (22.5W)
  • USB-A2: Quick Charge 3.0: 5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A (18W), SCP, VOOC: 5V/4.5A (22.5W)
  • Device Operating Temperature: -10ºC to 60ºC
  • Protection: Over-current, Over-voltage, Over-temperature, Short-circuit Protection
  • 200W also has the world's first patent-pending 2 way prong so it can plug in vertical or horizontal.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/asaptechnologies/omega-charger?ref=b1g9ap

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