|01-28-2010, 12:00 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Cheshire UK
Device: Kindle 2, iPad, Samsung NC10, IPhone 3GS, iMac, Sony PRS505 (broke)
Wonder if anybody can shed any light on this.
USB that came with Kindles works when connected to computer and used via and japanese adapter socket. All good.
I charge my iphone from a via a USB cigarette socket in the car, no problems.
The problem arises when i use the USB that came with the Kindle in the car charger, light comes on then when screensaver kicks in it stops the charging??
Have bought a uk retractable USB (thinks if for a nokia) same problem starts to charge then the screen saver kicks in and stops charging???
Any comments welcomed. It would just be nice to be able to charge when mobile
Last edited by mack 120; 01-28-2010 at 12:42 PM.
|01-28-2010, 03:53 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Chicago outskirts
Device: Palms, K1, K3, K4s, iPad, iPhone 5
The iPhone 3G (1.5 years old now) had a slightly different current draw (or something?) and so couldn't use older USB adapters. I had to buy newer wall to USB adapters and newer car to USB converters.
If they don't cost too much there, but a newer one (designed for apple) and see if that fixes it.
I know my iPhone 3G has this issue; not positive where the Kindle fits in. I never tried to charge it in the car.
|02-12-2010, 08:12 AM||#3|
Join Date: Feb 2010
I use a universal USB charger to charge most of my devices, but it needs to be of a good quality and give a reasonable output. Some complex devices need alot of juice to even start charging. I found this one is very good and gives out 5v 1000mA
|02-18-2010, 05:42 PM||#4|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Device: kindle, Ipad, Iphone, Nexus and PPW
The iphone charger wont charge the kindles so perhaps it is the same with the car charger
|02-19-2010, 09:44 AM||#5|
Join Date: Jan 2010
It's like angel said, you need a wall charger that outputs enough current. I believe the minimum is 800mA and 1000mA is ideal.
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