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What is a PDA Charging Station?

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  • Written By: Diane Goettel
  • Edited By: Bronwyn Harris
  • Last Modified Date: 15 November 2016
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A PDA charging station is an electronic device that recharges the batteries of PDAs, or personal digital assistants. It is common for professionals to use PDAs in order to keep their calendars and notes organized. PDAs are also often used for on-the-go work and have functions that allow users to send and receive emails and to make phone calls. Some people use them simply for personal use.

Although PDA technology has advanced very quickly and they have become more popular, they do have limited battery lives. This means that all PDAs require charging from time to time. The regularity with which they must be charged and the amount of time required for a full charge varies between devices.

A PDA charging station is a device that charges one or more PDAs. Because there are many households with more than one person who uses a PDA, these charging stations sometimes have the capacity to charge a number of mobile devices at the same time. In fact, many of them are outfitted to charge cell phones and gaming devices, as well as iPods and MP3 players.

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A PDA charging station that serves numerous devices at once can be very helpful for people who are tired of having various chargers that take up too many outlets and result in a tangle of wires. Many of these stations are designed to fit into home or office decor. In fact, it is possible to purchase a PDA charging station that is built into a desk organizer also designed to hold paperclips, stamps, pens, and mail. Some such stations come in beautifully stained wood such as mahogany.

Some PDA charging stations are designed to accommodate only one device. Generally, these kinds of stations are sold with the device and can be plugged into a normal outlet or a computer with a USB cord. Even if you have a PDA charging station that serves numerous devices, it is helpful to hang on to these smaller stations for use during travel. Because PDAs are designed to allow people to work and stay connected while they are out and about, there are power supply.

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