People have long dreamed of a time when it would be possible to completely switch to wireless technologies. And if it seems that everything worked out with the transfer of data, then with charging it is not so simple. The popularity of such solutions is growing slowly, albeit steadily. And the wireless charging function is still present only in top smartphones and devices.
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But more and more people choose exactly this mode to charge their phone, smart watch or headphones. Moreover, the emerging standards for fast wireless charging (15 W and higher), in some conditions, allow phones to be charged even faster than using a cable. But such technologies also require replacement of old sites. Variants with a power of 5-10 W have already turned out to be outdated.
Moshi has unveiled its new accessory, the Sette Q Wireless Charging Station, which guarantees two fields for 15W each. The device is finished with premium materials and has an additional USB-A output for connecting and wired charging of devices. Moshi Sette Q turned out to be not so cheap, but the price is justified by the capabilities and efficiency of the device.
Inside the package you will find a durable USB Type-C cable, as well as the Sette Q charging pad itself. Its dimensions are 21.9 × 10 × 1.4 cm. I must say that this is a lot, the device clearly does not look like a compact travel accessory. But you need to understand what determines the size – there are two charging pads. Moreover, there is also a reserve of space to place the phone on the surface of the station at any angle.
It is worth noting that the Sette Q does not come with a power adapter. The manufacturer recommends using a 45W or more charger (sold separately).
The upper surface of the accessory attracts attention. It is made entirely of durable gray material with good grip. The fabric has an unobtrusive minimalistic texture that will allow the accessory to fit in style in any room or workspace. A rubber strip is applied around the perimeter in the form of an oval, which will prevent the charged devices from slipping. Rubber “+” shaped icons accurately point to the center of the charging coils. Not only is this useful, it also provides extra grip. The lower surface of the fabric is devoid – there is only one plastic. However, there are two large rubber circles that ensure the station adheres to a table surface or other similar horizontal surface. On the left circle you can find the main characteristics of the device.
At the end, which is unusual for wireless charging stations, there is a connector for additional, already wired charging. On the underside there is a status indicator. It is difficult to see him, but he will not blind anyone at night.
Moshi Sette Q features
This accessory will easily become the center of your world of chargers. With it, you can eliminate the many wires cluttering up the space. On the platform, you can put a pair of your smartphones or your phone and headphones at the same time. If you have many devices in your home, the charging station can become the center of their “attraction”, located in the kitchen, living room or bedroom. Moshi Sette Q supports Qi certified devices from Apple, Samsung, Sony and other manufacturers.
The main work is done by a pair of Q-coil modules. This is a patented development of the Moshi company, which allows you to charge devices as quickly as possible. Inside the modules there is a high density ferrite sheet, which ensures maximum power transmission to the receiver. As a result, the Sette Q can even charge through cases up to 5 mm thick. In general, the ultrapure copper coil makes charging as efficient as possible and increases the size of the work area. Q-coil modules have been specially designed and tested. This allows the Moshi Sette Q to deliver maximum performance.
In theory, the station can provide 15W fast charging for two smartphones simultaneously – this is a unique feature of the device. Both Q-coils support the latest EPP protocol of the Qi wireless charging standard. In addition, there is an additional 5W power output for the USB-A port. Accordingly, the laws of physics dictate that the input power should be at least 35 watts. Considering all the losses, we can talk about the need for a power supply unit of at least 45 W, which is exactly what the manufacturer recommends. Due to the lack of a bundled source (only a Type-C cable is included), you will have to choose one of the third-party accessories. It’s good that there are already a lot of them on the market. But you will have to spend extra money if such a block was not previously available. Using the 30W (15V / 2A) USB-C PD 3.0 Power Adapter, the two devices get 7.5W each.
An additional wired charging port allows you to charge another accessory using a cable. Yes, this port gives only 5 watts, but this is enough, for example, for a headset. A great addition for devices that are charged exclusively with cables. For example, you can connect an Apple Watch charger here.
The Moshi Sette Q is a premium device that is proven by real work. A couple of devices placed on the surface actually receive 15 watts of charge. With Qi technology, smartphones now charge as fast as they did four years ago with flagship wired power supplies. There are faster wireless charging solutions as well, such as in the OnePlus ecosystem. But with an increase in power, the amount of heat generated increases noticeably, which can become a problem. It’s one thing when the phone is warm, and another thing when it needs external cooling.
When working with an accessory, it is highly desirable to position the smartphone as accurately as possible on the “+” mark. Otherwise, charging may not start or may be interrupted. The task becomes more difficult if you put two phones on the surface, since one can move the other from its place.
Moshi Sette Q has a 10-year warranty!
Moshi provides its users with an industry-leading 10-year warranty covering all product categories. To activate Moshi’s 10-year warranty, register your product on this page.
To verify the authenticity of the device, here on the same page you can verify the unique authorization number (indicated on the box, it must be erased) and the serial number.
The Moshi Sette Q form factor itself is unique. You will not surprise anyone with the possibility of wireless charging, but this station offers to work with two devices at once, moreover, based on a fast standard. Charging comes with up to 15W of power, which is comparable to most wired solutions. It is worth noting the possibility of wired charging through a dedicated port, even though the power there is only 5 watts. All this determines the premium and high cost of the product. The user gets a unique set of possibilities in the form of a stylish and well-made device.