The Apple 12W USB Power Adapter is a compact USB power adapter designed to charge your compatible iPad, iPhone or iPod directly through an electrical outlet. It makes an ideal replacement or spare to keep on hand. Charge your iPod when it's not connected to a computer with this USB adapter and a dock connector to USB cable. Use this compact, convenient USB-based adapter to charge your iPod at home, on the road, or whenever your iPod is not connected to a computer. Simply plug the adapter into a wall outlet and connect to your iPod for recharging. Its universal design means that it works around the world, with the help of Apple World Travel Adapter Kit (sold separately).