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Originally Posted by antoniolopez90
So after the price drop I hastily purchased my ZU GPE. This device seems awesome! I went ahead and purchased one of these:
The wierd part is the battery icon in the nav bar says charging but battery settings page, battery monitor widget, and time tell me that my phone is still discharging while I have the phone in the dock. I also purchased a magnetic cable separately and found the same result.
I have resorted to charging via microusb but found even that isn't too fast.. 28% per hour for about 4 hour charge from an Anker 40w 5 port dedicated USB charger.
I neglected to charge my ZU for 30 minutes prior to turning it on was this instruction something I seriously shouldn't have overlooked?
I am hoping this is user error and not a defective ZU... Please reply if you have any helpful insight or info.
Use these cheep chargers with caution, there have been at lest 3 that I've seen on forum that have killed their ZU with them.
The ZU will only draw 500mA on usb even on usb3 or the charging port on my laptop, not sure what that can handle but the ZU still only draws 500mA
Connected to a wall charger of at least 1500mA my ZU will charge in about 2.5 hours
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