|10-05-2010, 01:54 AM||#16|
Join Date: May 2010
If says 5V, comply to 5V. If 850mA, better is to stay even or up.
We could argue over smaller amperage, but there is no reason to
avoid pretty cheap chargers. Smaller amperage charger heats. I
would not use it, spite arguments for.
|11-24-2012, 08:00 AM||#17|
Join Date: May 2009
Device: Palm M515, Palm VX, Kindle 3 WiFi
|11-24-2012, 01:25 PM||#18|
Antonín ♯♭♪♮♫ ᵖʸᶠᵍᶜʳˡ
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: ♁ ᴺ₄₅°₃₀' ᵂ₇₃°₃₇' ±₆₀"
Device: K3.₄, PRS-350, SGS3, Rπ, iPad Air
|11-24-2012, 08:26 PM||#19|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: North Queensland, Australia
Device: Kindle 3 Wifi, Onyx Boox M96
They're all 5V units, I do the opposite, I use my Kindle lead to charge my Galaxy Note
The connector (USB Micro-B) should always only ever carry 5V. The current you don't have to worry about, as devices only consume what they need.
|11-25-2012, 11:44 AM||#20|
Join Date: May 2012
Device: Kindle Touch
I have a lot of things that need to be charged, and I found this handy device (I think at "Smarthome").
I installed it at desktop level and wired it from an outlet just below it, at floor level. It has 2 USB ports, and senses the power needs of any attached device, and shuts off the charging when the device is fully charged, although most devices today do that internally.
I find that it works great for iPhones, iPods and surely all things Apple, as well as Kindles. One big advantage is that I do not need to keep the transformers here for any devices that charge via USB cables, just the cords.
It's a little pricy, but very convenient and highly recommended.
|11-25-2012, 11:56 AM||#21|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Device: K-Fire, PW1, PW2
I like it! Do you know what the amperage is of the usb's?
edit- answered my own question...5v 2.1A per usb outlet. (at Smarthome). didn't know these existed, thanks for the heads-up. Karma to you!
Last edited by GoSharks; 11-25-2012 at 12:05 PM.
|11-25-2012, 04:10 PM||#22|
Join Date: Oct 2012
Device: Kindle 4
edit- It looks like there are issues with cables included with some Kindles and purchase of an extension cable might be needed:
Last edited by watling777; 11-25-2012 at 04:16 PM.
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