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3rd August 2012, 08:19 PM   |  #1  
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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.
4th August 2012, 01:15 AM   |  #2  
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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.

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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
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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.
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I'm using same Motorola charger with no problem. Before I used cheap Chinese charger with Motorola atrix 4g and kill battery. So with new battery I bought this charger and no problem.

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Yeah, I noticed the same Motorola charger advertised on another forum for this phone. So I guess the specs are good.

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I use my official AT&T car charger. Haven't had any previous phone batteries go bad. Those generic chargers are no good.
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http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004V3NOT6/..._am_us?ie=UTF8

Same charger model as recommended by Sony for the ion.

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http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004V3NOT6/..._am_us?ie=UTF8

Same charger model as recommended by Sony for the ion.

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That's cool. Good to know, thanks. Funny, I couldn't find that on Sony's site.

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It's in Sonys site under basic extras model AN401

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