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  1. homemadehitshow

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    I found that the MHL adapter I bought would only work with the Verizon charger that came with the phone.

    What is it about that charger that's different, is it amps, volts or something ? I'd like to buy a compatible one with a longer cable.
     

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    The samsung charger that came with the phone is a 1.0 Amp charger. Let me get the link for the $7 shipped OEM replacement.
     
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    Here's a pic of it, p/n is on IIRC the 3rd line down:

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    edit: 4th line down starts ETA.......
     
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    Thanks a lot.
     
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    I work in a Tech related field. Have been in a tec
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    this is a great deal. I ordered one as well. Can't beat 7$...free shipping hell it would cost me more in gas to drive to the closest walmart.
     
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    Hmm, no thanks <click>, but it's not about numbers.:D:D

    Yar, think op was asking about the weird stand and charging.... good to go with the flap open. Could just bust it off, I have a similar from a Samsung Droid Charge.
     
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    Does the cable itself make any difference, I'd like a longer cable (which I already have)
     
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    Qft. I liked them so much, I bought the company. Er, well, no, but I did by 5 of them for desk at home, nightstand, car's AC outlet, work office desk, and briefcase. 2X premium for the OEM goods compared to the hit and miss quality of the cheap Chinese stuff was totally worth it to me to have clean and stable "oxygen" pretty much wherever I am...
     
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    Any info on the car charger. I have one from my Droid 1. Is that doing a good job or do I need to upgrade that also ?
     
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    Many of the older car chargers only provide 350ma to 500ma of current.
    with 4G running, 350ma may not be enough to power the device. 500ma is barely enough.
    So yes it will charge if phone is off or in standby, but may not charge if phone is actively in use.

    Some newer car chargers have 1A to 2A current output, that will be much better when trying to charge a 4G device.
     
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    you're going to want something that puts out more juice then the OG charger.
    I picked up a pair of these since they put out 1 Amp (close to twice the output of your old charger)

    Scosche reVIVE II Dual USB Car Adapter for iPhone 4 4G | eBay
     
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    That's the same one I posted Shockwave. I think it looks awful and the blue glow is annoying as hell, but it does a great job :)
     
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    Will using a higher amp charger affect the phone negatively? I've got a Griffin USB/AC adapter that has 2 USB ports and it would be nice for me to be able to charge my phone and Zune at the same time, however the Griffin is 1.5A instead 1.0. Am I ok to use that for the phone?
     
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    If it's a standard usb charger, you are fine with 1.5a, many of us are using the oem touchpad 2.0a charger with no problems.

    I have some older gps chargers, and they don't conform to usb, but they have usb adapters, go figure!
     
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    Sadly this charger stopped working after about a week. I bought two and have not used the other one yet but not encouraging :(
     
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