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Buy iPad Charger | OEM, Replacement, Wall, Car and USB chargers for iPad

Updated on July 17, 2011

Get an iPad replacement charger without paying a fortune

A selection of iPad chargers, at a reasonable price range for your car, wall, computer or back up needs. iPad chargers for every need are available here

Manufacturers have come up with a great trick for screwing consumers in the modern age. Rather than attempt to use a standard input such as usb or mini-usb as the charging and data connection they create proprietary inputs just so they can hit you in the pocket when you attempt to get a replacement.

Common price ranges for replacement chargers for iPads, netbooks laptops and digital cameras can reach the $70 USD range if you search manufacturer websites or retail locations. This is ridiculous, these basic supplies are pumped out of Asian factories for pennies. Do yourself a favor, buy yourself some back up and replacement chargers and do it at a proper price.

Personally, my frequently used gadgets all have 3 chargers, one that stay safe at home in my executive charging station, one for my car and one that stays in my tech bag to be carried around for emergencies and overnight stays.

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My iPad wont charge - Get a new charger!

I have no luck with electronics cords.

  • 3 Laptop chargers - death by rabbit bite - severed cleanly
  • 1 Netbook charger - death by puppy - gnawed and frayed jack
  • 2nd Netbook charger - death by puppy - clean bite
  • Digital camera charger - lost in travel
  • iPad charger - death by car door - no visible reason for failure!
  • iPod charger - death by pocket lint - no longer recognizes connection

The list could continue, and every one that was lost, was lost at the worst times!

Stock up on Replacement chargers

There is a variety of charger to fit every lifestyle and need. Of the general choices for replacement iPad chargers, I prefer the Scosche brand. Stylish to match the iPad, small, and multi-functioned, I also have brand loyalty for Scosche as their kickstands for iPads and iPods are ingenious.

eBay tends to have the best prices for replacement electronics cords, almost any model electronics charger can be replaced for under $10.00USD. The trade-off is the item is usually shipped at the lowest shipping rate from Hong Kong or China and can take up to two weeks to receive. This is fine if your smart and your buying back-ups ahead of time. But, if you are in a rush, take a look at the amazon selections - usually "price to low to display" is a very good sign!

OEM iPad Chargers

When buying replacements for just about any electronics item , whether its an iPad a full size laptop or a microwave, its best to search for OEM products.

OEM is Original Equipment Manufacturer, the company that actually produced the ipad charger you are looking to replace before Apple rebranded it and added $50 to the price tag.

USB Computer iPad Chargers

Having a USB charger for your iPad is a convenient way to always have a possible power source. Even if you are nowhere near your car or a usable AC jack, its pretty possible that your laptop is around fully charged or your coworkers or friends have a laptop or netbook at their immediate access.

Wall iPad Chargers

These are the ones my pets must consider as dark spaghetti, as they are always destroyed if I am not very careful. My pride wants me to believe that Im not the only one who can have other things on his mind more important than remembering where I last plugged in my iPad.

If you look closely at the options you will see that some brands offer a dual use iPad wall charger that can be used via USB or wall charging.

Car ipad chargers

Lets not get to complex here:

These chargers will work in your car using a standard lighter style input. Lighters may be phased out, but electronics are in, I bet your newer car has multiple lighter jacks and even backseat charging options.

Get an iPad charger for your car.


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    • Smart Rookie profile image

      Smart Rookie 

      8 years ago

      Nice selection of iPad chargers.

    • sunforged profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from

      As Baden Powell taught us, Be Prepared.

      If you get that iPad, consider some backups

    • humagaia profile image

      Charles Fox 

      8 years ago from United Kingdom

      I'm thinking about getting an iPad so, no doubt, I will need a charger at some time in the future. I now know where to come for the low-down and a place to purchase!

    • billyaustindillon profile image


      8 years ago

      Loved the way you present what could be a boring topic - how to buy an iPad charger. Lots of great options and I hear you on all replacement chargers that failed.

    • M. Engebawy, PhD profile image

      M. Engebawy, PhD 

      8 years ago from Overland Park, Kansas, USA

      Great collection in one hub. Thanks, sunforged.

    • LeanMan profile image


      8 years ago from At the Gemba

      Great hub, I know where to look now when I need a charger for the ipad that my wife will buy me for Christmas, dropping hints now, hope she is listening.

    • Wendy Krick profile image

      Wendy Krick 

      8 years ago from Maryland

      Great selection.

    • sunforged profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from

      Often the same product that you can find at rock bottom prices from asian locations can also be purchased from sellers in California who operate import businesses and keep the product on hand. The price difference is at most a few dollars in mot situations but the shipping time can be in days rather than weeks.

    • Pcunix profile image

      Tony Lawrence 

      8 years ago from SE MA

      I have been hesitant to buy from ebay when it is Korea or China but the prices do make it hard to resist. Good timing on this hub - I need to get a spare iPad charger.

    • Pamela99 profile image

      Pamela Oglesby 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      This is a very helpful hub. Thanks for the information.

    • Pro Design Source profile image

      Pro Design Source 

      8 years ago

      A car charger is a must have for anyone with an iPad! If you know someone who is getting an iPad for Christmas, it is a great gift for them.

    • Hello, hello, profile image

      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      Great selection.

    • K9keystrokes profile image

      India Arnold 

      8 years ago from Northern, California

      Wow! This is the hub to go to for Buying iPad Charger, OEM, Replacement, Wall, Car and USB chargers for your iPad! Very complete information.



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