fast charge using USB plug?

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  1. KwlAznKid

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    anyone know if it's possible to get a USB cord that plugs into a USB port to fast charge? ( as opposed to the wall) and what type of cord we need to get to do this? thanks
     

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  2. lvt

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    If you mean USB plug from a computer, forget it.

    Computer's USB ports usually provide no more than 0.5A or 500mA, it's barely enough for regular charging, some phones won't even charge.
     
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    aw man alright thanks for the reply I was just being wishful I guess lol
     
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    Indeed. Though some battery packs will do fast changing, so if you regularly need a top-up having one of those rather than relying on a laptop port might help.
     
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    Yes most of battery packs have 2.1A output port so fast charging could work, but having a battery pack literally eliminates the need for fast charging as well.
     
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    thanks, please excuse my "noobness" but does this mean if I get a battery pack that has 2.1a output I can get the fast charge regardless of which cable im using? does the cable play a factor in the speed?
     
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    Unless it is broken the cable makes no difference at all to charging speed.
     
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