Remove All Ads from XDA
Honor 9 Lite

DI, Igo and power ratings.

677 posts
Thanks Meter: 33
By k.electron, Senior Member on 2nd May 2010, 04:32 AM
Post Reply Email Thread
I have and igo with the microusb tip and my DI is headed home soon. I was checking stuff out at the store and I got a long lecture about how power ratings can be different. Clearly verizon sales reps are better than electrical engineers. Anyways so the power ratings on the igo happen to be 4-5w, does anyone know what the ratings on the DI stock charger.

Even better if anyones charged their DI using Igo, how is that working out?

My fuze used to run a little hotter than usual on the igo.
2nd May 2010, 07:01 AM |#2  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 1
The HTC charger that comes with the phone is just a little stub that plugs into the wall with a female usb connector on it to accept the micro usb cable that ships with the phone.

It outputs 5v at 1 amp.

Here's a photo of the charger:
(the part that's obscured by the flash says 50-60Hz)

I have an iGo charger as well and was planning to order a tip for this phone. Is it the A97 tip? The iGo site doesn't have the Incredible in their system yet.
2nd May 2010, 07:47 AM |#3  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 33
very nice picture, thanks for the detail. the igo is rated at 5 watts so its perfect for this. and yes i think a97 is micro usb, however there are many micro usb tips and all of them work. easiest way to make sure is just carry your phone when u go get the tip. unfortunately i have left my tip in the car so i cant say for 100% but the packaging reads A138 which is another microusb. on monday i get my phone so i can hook it to the car and verify.
13th June 2010, 06:23 AM |#4  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 1
Has the A138 been working for you? I ended up getting a few A46 tips instead of the micro USB tips because my local Radioshack had them on clearance for about $2.50 a piece. The micro USB tips were $10.

The A46 is a female USB-A connector so it will work for pretty much anything that uses USB, provided you have the proper USB cable to connect it. I got a few 1.5' micro USB cables from monoprice for that part of it.

I haven't used these enough to notice if it's charging significantly faster/slower than the stock charger, but it seems to work fine. I wish iGo would publish the specs for all the tips (amps, volts, etc) instead of just listing compatible devices.

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Guest Quick Reply (no urls or BBcode)
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes