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Xiaomi Mijia Power Strip International Powerboard with USB Ports (3 Outlet + 3 USB) $19.99 Delivered @ Mostly Melbourne AmazonAU

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Item at great regular price delivered from Amazon AU. Very useful specially when traveling overseas.

Other varities:
$29.99 Mijia Power Strip International Powerboard with USB Ports (6 Outlet + 3 USB) - Xiaomi
$35.99 Mijia Power Strip International Powerboard with USB Ports (4 Outlet + 3 USB (Individual Switch)) - Xiaomi

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  • +2 votes

    Wishing the USB are at least QC 2.0 or 3.0 ….

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      I use the usb port on this to charge my phone. Charges pretty fast. I avoid using quick charge so as not to kill my battery

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      Also wish it was 2.1A for each USB port.

  • +1 vote

    I just bring a travel adapter and a powerboard. These days most hotels have a universal adapter power outlet, so no need to even bring your own adapter.

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      This. ^^^

    • -2 votes

      That's nice, but not sure what that has to do with the product in this deal.

      • +1 vote

        Just saying there is an alternative idea.

  • +3 votes

    Very useful specially when traveling overseas

    If it has an AU/CN plug, then its not very useful unless your going to NZ or China.

    OTOH very useful for stuff with OS plugs to use here in Oz.

  • +3 votes

    I have a whole heap of these at home (6 I think), they are excellent. Handy for all those US/EU plug bargains that pop up

  • +3 votes

    I did some research on power strips a couple of months ago. The thread below may be helpful

    https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/503002#comment-8070853

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      Yeah these only have overload protection, not surge protection. Just like any cheap power board.

  • +2 votes

    Here for the compliance comments.

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      Interesting that Amazon is happy to retail the product.

  • +2 votes

    I am surprised Mostly Melbourne is selling these within Australia. It's okay to import them for personal use, heck I have heaps of these in my house. However the law is VERY clear that products sold within Australia MUST comply and be CERTIFIED to Australian standards. None of mine in my house would pass, but I imported them for personal use, which is ok. Unless Mostly Melbourne has changed the design and had certification done, then Mostly Melbourne has more than Mostly Broken The Law. Not hating, just saying they are very exposed to prosecution selling this within Australia.

  • +9 votes

    Purchased these.

    1 outlet burnt out. Surrounding plastic melted inwards for a fan we use.

    The usb ports just completely failed.

    Tried doing warranty replacement and the company plain and simple won't reply to emails.

    • +1 vote

      What is the power draw from that fan?

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        unless it's a fan heater it should not have gone anywhere near close to overloading. Unless an industrial fan perhaps.

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          Until OP says, we don't know either way …

      • +2 votes

        Les then 250w large fan. No heater. Was on for at least 10 hours with a battery charger.

        Notice thing is that when U use all the ports the one nearest the power cord was warmer…

        Just another cheap internal copper/tin connection points.

        Maybe mine was a defective unit or a melon,

        BUT don't trust these power stations as to many failures in one hit.

        • +3 votes

          I have few of them , no issues at all.. , much better than most of the similar available.. this doesn't deserve a Neg…

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            @chutibuti: neggers neg. its what they are supposed to do. i have a few xiaomi power bored too. very good quality, much better than the crap sold in woolies or coles.

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          Just another cheap internal copper/tin connection points.

          Description states: Phosphor bronze terminal , copper bar connectivity system keeping your safety
          Not that I know what that means, but certainly not "cheap copper/tin"

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          Possibly a knock off too?

    • +2 votes

      Mine burnt as well while charging phone. Very unsafe and dangerous product lucky we smelled the burn and unplugged it straight away

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        Hey, happy to help out with your orders if you purchased from our Amazon shop.

        Can you PM me your order number so we can look into replacing your items?

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          didnt buy from you guys :) i bought it some time ago from ozb posting.. i think it was from gearbest

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      Hey, happy to help out with your orders if you purchased from our Amazon shop.

      Can you PM me your order number so we can look into replacing your items?

  • +2 votes

    I just wish they'd support UK plugs…

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    What is with the name Xiaomi vs mijia?

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      Mijia is a sub-brand of Xiaomi.. like Redmi etc.
      Technically Xiaomi doesn't really make their own products but rebrands other OEMs under their labels for resale.

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        I remember back a couple of years ago there are no mention of mijia on this powerboards, only Xiaomi. Are they different now?

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    Mijia != Xiaomi

    • +3 votes

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  • -1 vote

    Just for those who haven't bought these (or other Chinese powerboards) before: The standard AU two prongs won't plug in as there is a locking mechanism to only take in three prongs (earthing purposes). You will have to jam it into the US/EU holes to get it to work.

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      Stayed at my mates place and plugged in my 2 prong toothbrush charger with no problems

      Though initially I tried to plug it in the wrong way around and was puzzled why it only went half in…

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      The teenagers forced their plugs into the one I have near the TV and defeated the earth lock - broken I imagine. So now anything plugs in nice and easy. I'm not recommending that procedure, just commenting on quality I suppose.

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      Not sure what you mean, but I have this exact model and I can use the Aus 2 prongs just fine. No need to jam it to US/EU holes.

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      I have one of these boards, and it takes in stuff without 3 prongs. That would be silly if it didn't. Double insulated appliances don't need an earth and 99% of the time they won't have one, only stuff with exposed metal frame that could potentially become live require an earth.

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        Very strange - I have three of these boards and a couple of smart connectors and none of them take a two prong without an earth no matter how hard I push it in. Maybe they have changed the design since I bought these a couple of years ago?

        • +1 vote

          You're right. I just had a read on Google. And that's the usual way they design their sockets. They have one part designed for 2 prong appliances (straight pins, not angled like ours), and then the other section is for 3 pin stuff (looks exactly like our sockets) and yeh, they have safety shutters that only unlock when an earth pin is inserted. Some people commented they use a tooth pick to push the earth flap in order to unlock the other flaps and insert the appliance.

          I just checked mine and it has safety shutters on all except the earth pin. So they must have redesigned this one for Australia.

          • +2 votes

            @Shaun Prawn: I bought mine from the xiaomi stores in China and there is no safety shutters on any of the power strips or the extension cables for the 3 prong part. There's only the normal shutters you just push past.

            But the smart switches all have the safety shutters and use a toothpick as everyone here has said.

            • +1 vote

              @diazepam: Well.. Pretty sure that they've changed the design now to allow two pronged Type I Power connector (AU). My older models from almost 2 years ago just doesn't allow it to do it. That's pretty interesting though they did this.