Thread: Support Charger not keeping up!!!
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Old April 25th, 2012, 09:48 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Someone may find this a little non-intuitive. I certainly have.

While waiting to get a car charger that looks like it's wired to provide high current charging, and a much better cable to try - I decided to give the "Amazon Basics" car charger that came with my phone (it was a free gift when purchasing the phone through AmazonWireless) a try.

OK, the thing is rated at 500mA.

Well I tried it today while streaming Pandora and using Google Nav with the screen on the whole time.

I drove for 15minutes, and instead of the battery charge going down, it went up 2 or 3%. I was dumbfounded.

Now I believe part of the difference here, is the cable is relatively short...

I've got to give this another try to verify the result. I am not sure it is a long-term or safe solution though.
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