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Magnetic charging problems

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By buckfyter, Member on 7th January 2014, 08:58 PM
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9th April 2014, 02:15 AM |#21  
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Originally Posted by dodimo

Hi my magnetic port just stopped working I'm using original Sony cable. Any suggestions?

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Get it fixed via Warranty?
9th April 2014, 02:10 PM |#22  
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Had this one for a while, think it's official, works like a treat, i've got it linked to an ipad charger, not sure how long a full charge is but it's pretty quick.

Around an hour maybe less i think.

As for yours, whoever you bought it from, email / call them and send it back to them for a refund / replacement.
10th April 2014, 07:17 AM |#23  
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Originally Posted by buckfyter

II just put it in the dock connected to a charger (sony output 1500mA) and after a while there was a message on the screen that the system was not charging.

Do I need a higher output mA?

Do you know which connector is which (+/-) so I could try with wires to try to figure out what is wrong.

Have you try the different position when charge with the magnetic cable? I heard that the upper pin and lower pin is different, The black ring of lower one is bigger than the upper one. And i suppose the lower one is the positive pin after testing by the instrument. So if you put the magnetic connector wrong position, it will not charge.
10th April 2014, 07:20 AM |#24  
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I'm facing some random problems with magentic chargind (take sometimes long time to charge, on kitkat it overheat a lot....) but in general 90% of the time, doesnt have any problem at all (except in kitkat)
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