Need a simple way to measure the power draw of your MacBook and other USB-C devices? Take a look at the Satechi’s USB-C power meter. It may be a nice solution.
This is a well-crafted and easy-to-use USB-C power meter that measures 6.3 x 2 x 0.8mm and weighs 8.6g. As we can see from the images, the power meter shows off an ultra compact and slim appearance, and the aluminum casing with smooth contours allow it to match well with MacBook and other USB-C equipped smartphones.
The power meter connects with your device via its USB Type-C connector in order to measure volts, amps, and mAh from the connected device. Meanwhile, its bright and easy-to-read display the measurements in real time, and based on the measuring data, you can calculate wattage.
Moreover, its built-in USB-C port allows it to simultaneously charge the device during monitoring its power draw. In addition, the power meter’s voltage range is 4V-20V, current range is from 50mA-10W, and the readable total is 65W.
Price and availability
The USB-C power meter is priced at $29.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to Amazon for its more details.