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Old 08-02-2012, 12:20 AM   #9
TonyToews
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Originally Posted by PaulLeadbeater View Post
I have now investigated the wiring of the charger (without opening anything up) and I find the following setup for the micro-B connector -
  • Pins 1 and 5 provide 5V power - as they normally do
  • Pins 2 and 3 are shorted together - as they are when a USB outlet is use only for charging (i.e. no data transfer)
  • Pin 4 is shorted to Pin 5!
Thank you very much for your research. Much appreciated.

What happens if you left pins 2 and 3 untouched, that is not shorted together? I assume it didn't charge.
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