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2 amp car charger?

13th November 2012, 02:03 PM |#21  
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Belkin ones are good.

Got one and it said 2A iirc
 
 
13th November 2012, 02:09 PM |#22  
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I picked on up at Best Buy that says it's 2.1A. It's a Rocketfish single USB adapter(as mentioned, I tried a 2A from Walmart but didn't realize i was a DUAL plug and only supplied 1A to each).

Hopefully the Rocketfixh one will work but I'd like to know if there is an app or some way to tell how many amps it's getting while charging. Otherwise I have no way of telling.
13th November 2012, 06:47 PM |#23  
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What app (if any) are you guys using tk measurr charge rate?

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13th November 2012, 08:30 PM |#24  
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Can anyone comment on this charger on Amazon?
http://www.amazon.com/Qmadix-QM-DMCH...A+Charging+Kit

It's a 4.2amp charger, each of the 2 outlets charges at 2.1amps.
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13th November 2012, 11:23 PM |#25  
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I now see the difference between the charging speed. I had been using a 1A charger and when I would leave work, I'd be about 60% and after an hr+ drive, I'd maybe be at 80% if I was lucky.

Today I used the new 2.1A charger I got and when I left work, my battery was at 63%. After the hour+ or so drive and a 10 minute conversation on the phone, during the drive, I was at... 100%.

It makes a BIG difference.
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14th November 2012, 04:54 PM |#26  
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I now see the difference between the charging speed. I had been using a 1A charger and when I would leave work, I'd be about 60% and after an hr+ drive, I'd maybe be at 80% if I was lucky.

Today I used the new 2.1A charger I got and when I left work, my battery was at 63%. After the hour+ or so drive and a 10 minute conversation on the phone, during the drive, I was at... 100%.

It makes a BIG difference.

which did you buy if you do not mind me asking
14th November 2012, 05:24 PM |#27  
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See my post a few up. It was a Rocketfish 2.1 adapter. I can't seem to find it on their site tho. However there is a Belkin version which I think works too.

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14th November 2012, 05:37 PM |#28  
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Hey guys,

I am looking to get a good rapid charger for the Note 2,

By the way, thanks for the RocketFish info

I am looking to get a 4.2 amp one that way it is 2.1 to each port (i usually have both an iPad and a Note 2, or two Note 2's with me)

I found these two:

http://www.amazon.com/Qmadix-QM-DMCH..._172282_b1_1_p

http://www.amazon.com/SCOSCHE-usbc20...5752011_a1_8_p

Any feedback from anyone in regards to those two? or do you guys know of any other good ones?
15th November 2012, 05:36 AM |#29  
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Read the comments on the scosche one. The problem is most of these 2.1amp chargers are made for Apple devices which use a specific way/2 pins to charge. When a non-Apple device is connected, it doesn't use the full 2amps to charge with.

A way around this, as mentioned earlier in this thread is to short those specific 2 pins on the usb cable and it will work on non-apple devices at full amps.

I really wish there was a simple ap that shws the charging amps but it seems like Samsung does something wierd with reporting this info so many of the normal apps won't report it right.
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Read the comments on the scosche one. The problem is most of these 2.1amp chargers are made for Apple devices which use a specific way/2 pins to charge. When a non-Apple device is connected, it doesn't use the full 2amps to charge with.

A way around this, as mentioned earlier in this thread is to short those specific 2 pins on the usb cable and it will work on non-apple devices at full amps.

I really wish there was a simple ap that shws the charging amps but it seems like Samsung does something wierd with reporting this info so many of the normal apps won't report it right.

Alright, so if I were to order either one of the two listed above in my previous post, and also if I get http://www.amazon.com/Naztech-Micro-...ref=pd_sim_e_2 I should be perfectly fine?
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