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LG Op One Charger?

25th July 2011, 05:52 AM |#1  
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So I broke my Optimus One LG original charger, and I can't find an original LG charger anywhere! I've gone through two local chargers, but they don't last more than two weeks with me.

Would another company's phone's Micro USB charger be alright for my phone? Any specific company or phone which would best suit the Optimus One?

I'm asking because I used to think all Micro USB chargers are the same, but the local ones used to screw my touchscreen up if they were plugged into my phone for 30 mins or so.
 
 
25th July 2011, 11:12 PM |#2  
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A generic USB charger is fine. The way the phone is wired in side determines if it is going to pull 3volts or 5 volts from the usb charger. If you were trying to charge an Ipad then you need to find a high output charger. I've been using my HTC usb charger and Ipad charger on my OP and it has been charging fine.

That's the beauty of Europe mandating phones have the micro usb chargers. No Vasaline required when you need to buy a new charger and cable.
30th July 2011, 06:50 PM |#3  
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Androids are sensitive to chargers, but any half decent MicroUSB charger should see you through. (The roadside ones don't qualify as half decent ofc )

I carry my Kindle charger usually since it's very compact and many Indian buildings have moved to sockets that take both Indian and American plugs, and it works fine with the phone.
30th August 2011, 07:34 PM |#4  
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Androids are sensitive to chargers

I do not think the oparating system will make any difference in charging....
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1st September 2011, 05:45 AM |#5  
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Blackberry's charger works
Perfect.
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5th September 2011, 03:06 PM |#6  
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Im just using a moto cable and a blue ant wall plug, now It charges fine, but I used my friends microusb bb charger, and it pumps out more power. Are there cables wired diffrently?
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9th September 2011, 10:06 PM |#7  
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blackberry chargers and moto chargers have the data pins shorted in the charger themselves. This is because they have have high speed/low speed charging detection system (as do most android phones now).

If the data pins are shorted, the charging rate is up to 1000ma, without the data pins shorted, many phones limit the charging rate to 500ma. This is to keep the phone from shorting out USB ports on computers by drawing too much power through them. The wall adapters that require separate USB cables don't always have that, or they limit the power output to about 750ma. The dozen or so smartphones in my office require about 700ma to operate, so the effective charge rate is +50ma, which takes FOREVER to charge.

I took an old 5v 1200ma wall wart from a router and cut the end off and soldered on a USB connecter (with the data pins shorted) now I can plug use those multi-plug extendable USB cables for charging any kind of phone just by putting in the right adapter tip. My P509TN will charge from dead to 100% in just over an hour.
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connector charger jack broken
I don't think this is the perfect post, but I don't find anything else...

I've broke my connector charge jack...any idea how I can charge my phone?!(lg Optimus One)
19th September 2013, 01:27 PM |#9  
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I don't think this is the perfect post, but I don't find anything else...

I've broke my connector charge jack...any idea how I can charge my phone?!(lg Optimus One)

There are universal battery chargers which take the battery directly
Search for those on eBay or maybe local shops..

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27th September 2013, 01:54 PM |#10  
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Originally Posted by sergiuz

I don't think this is the perfect post, but I don't find anything else...

I've broke my connector charge jack...any idea how I can charge my phone?!(lg Optimus One)

Go to LG service center, you will surely get a charger there! I got one two months ago!

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