Post Reply

Nexus wireless charger has a proprietary cable?

OP cab2

15th April 2014, 08:52 PM   |  #1  
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
5 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2014
First, the Nexus wireless charger works fine with its own AC adapter, and also in my car with a USB car charger. Kill-a-watt shows a 6-watt draw, and the "Stay awake while charging" setting is ignored.

But the cable is short and very stiff, so I tried 4 different standard 6' cables and none of them will charge. So is the wireless stock USB cable proprietary?

I noticed many posts about modifying a standard USB cable for charging, but some are misleading as to the purpose. If you plug a modified/proprietary cable in your computer for data transfer are you at risk of shorting the motherboard?
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Top Threads in Nexus 7 (2013) Q&A by ThreadRank