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Accessories Can't use other micro USB charger?

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  1. airtrons

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    I have a micro USB charger for my Bluettoth headset (Plantronics) and another for my work phone (LG).

    I can't seem to get the X to charge up using either??? Interestingly, if I take the iPhone charger and change the cable from the USB/30 pin to the USB/micro USB it works fine.

    All the chargers are rated 5V. The X on any regular USB port on any computer I've tried so far.

    So, if the 5V is the same for all those chargers, is then just a question of driving enough amps into the X?
     

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    I use a generic micro usb car charger with mine and it works. I wish it had a charging led so you could know it is charging rather then having to look at the battery symbol
     
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    I've found that the charger for my Amazon Kindle works for charging the DroidX. Which is great, because now that I have the Kindle app, I probably won't be using the Kindle anymore.

    On the other hand, I have a generic charger that I used for my previous phone, the Motorola Rival. When that charger gets plugged into the DroidX, the touch screen stops working...
     
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    I'm hoping my LG Voyager car charger works, it's micro as far as I know so I am golden.

    I hate the whole Micro/Mini, jeezus it's confusing.

    Micro=thinner, flatter head
    Mini=squarer, shorter, thicker head
     
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    In short, USB is a standard. Charge-by-USB is not. Signaling varies.
     
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    I used the wall charger from my BB Storm 2 and it worked. I like it because it is longer than the cable that came with the DX.
     
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    Hey mods, it seems we have three or four charger threads talking about the same thing. Can we get a merge ova hea! LOL
     
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    My old phone is an LG EnV2. The charger from that works with my Droid X.

    My wife has an LG Voyager, which has a different plug design than my EnV2.
     

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