What are people using to charge their Ion in the car? I have a Motorola charger that plugs into the lighter socket. Will it hurt anything to use that? What specs should I be looking for in terms of voltage and amps? I don't see it on the Sony site or anywhere else for that matter. Thanks.
I'm interested in this as well. Currently used dual usb enercell from radio shack. It has been a while so I don't remember its specification. Althought I know it doesn't provide enough juice to charge while using Navigator.
As far I can tell there is no difference in voltage or amp, because there is a standard for microusb to have a certain level of power to go though that is universial
One of the reasons I ask is that on my Motorola phone they warned to only use theor charger (yeah I know) or it could damage the phone. When I checked the specs on that it was a little different from a generic charger. Also my phone ran real hot the first day I got it but I think that was due to importing all my settings from google for the Motorola phone and the Sony reacted badly to that. A factory reset and no google restore cured that behavior. I've since used the charger without issues so I think all is well in car charger land now.
Well i ordered a dual usb with a higer amperage for faster charging, charges my Ion and my girls s2 pretty fast and i have even left mine in the truck over night to charge and no harm, remember higher amperage while charging can cause your battery to get pretty hot. be careful!
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