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Charging Sprint HTC Hero with Blackberry Charger

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by skoo9382, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. skoo9382

    skoo9382 Well-Known Member
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    Is it okay to charge the Sprint HTC Hero with a Blackberry charger? They are both listed as using MINI-USB ports but when you look at the actual plug, they look different. The Blackberry charger does fit, and charges, but i was just wondering if anyone had any issues. I went to the sprint store and asked them, but they said that they "heard" it would mess things up. But obviously they just wanted me to buy a car charger from them.
     

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  2. tatonka_Hero

    tatonka_Hero Well-Known Member
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    mini-usb cables work fine. Just like the one from the Razr works fine, as do mini-usb cables from cameras and the like. If it fits, it'll likely work.

    Not so sure on how much power the charger lets through from the wall outlet, that should be the only iffy part, but I would think it'd be fine
     
  3. I have been using old BB chargers at work and in the car for months with no peoblems.
     
  4. 330D

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    I believe that the hero needs 5volts...
     
  5. fullcity

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    I've been using my Blackberry charger at work (I keep the HTC one at home) since November without issue.
     
  6. hempwallace

    hempwallace Well-Known Member
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    I use BB chargers more often than the Hero charger.
     
  7. bigpicture

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    no problem at all
     
  8. Firemans Wife

    Firemans Wife Well-Known Member
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    And thats why I love this forum, its filled with great information!
     
  9. MadBrown

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    I use my fiance's old Razr charger (same mini-USB plug) with no issues.
     
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