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Subject: Re: Need Recommendation: Charger For Xduoo X3 II

Re: Need Recommendation: Charger For Xduoo X3 II

From: Sheldon via rockbox <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2021 21:32:17 -0400

I just checked to make sure.

With typical chargers, you plug a USB-A end into the charger. This is
the big connector. The other end of the cable that goes into the device
can be a variety of ends. If you need a USB-C end or a micro-USB end 
and the cable doesn't have it, you can get an adapter or just buy a
USB-A to USB-C cable instead of using one of the USB-A to micro-USB cables.

Solomon says you may be stuck at the USB 2.0 charging rate.  If you want
faster charging, pay attention to the cable. I've got cables that charge
very slowly and those that charge much faster. Shorter cables can be
better. The cable with my Clip Zip is excellent. You might want a
battery app on a phone or tablet to test and see the huge difference the
right cable makes.

The only exception is apple devices where I think you have to be careful
to get OEM chargers and cables. That's what Louis Rossman keeps
demonstrating.


On 2021-08-07 11:24 AM, Matej Golian via rockbox wrote:
>> The X3ii charges over USB-C.  So pretty much any compliant USB-C charger
>> will do just fine.  These days those things can be found at every
>> convenience store.  :)
>>
>> USB-C is spec'd to 900mA current without further negotiation, though
>> given that the X3ii only implements USB2 speeds it might also be stuck at
>> USB2.0's 500mA max charging current.
> Thank you Solomon.
> It's good to know that it should be fine as long as I get an USB-C charger.
> Please, forgive my lack of knowledge, but do I get it correctly that
> the charger's Wattage does not matter all that much in this case?
> Based on what you have told me, any of these should be OK, right?
> https://www.alzashop.com/samsung-ep-ta20ew-usb-c-white-d5026503.htm
> https://www.alzashop.com/samsung-power-adapter-with-fast-charging-25w-black-cable-not-included-d6293758.htm
>
> Solomon, I believe I have previously sent a message with this very
> text to your personal address, so sorry for that... :D
>
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