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Topic # 151133 14-Aug-2014 22:52
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I need a replacement Samsung charger, where's a good place to get one without being ripped off.

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  Reply # 1108724 14-Aug-2014 22:58
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Ring ANY hotel. Say you left your charger behind. Tell them it's a Samsung. Give them your delivery address. 

Seriously though - why 'samsung' don't you just need a 240V>5v adapter and a USB > micro USB cord?

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  Reply # 1108727 14-Aug-2014 23:24
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BlackGlove: Ring ANY hotel. Say you left your charger behind. Tell them it's a Samsung. Give them your delivery address. 

Seriously though - why 'samsung' don't you just need a 240V>5v adapter and a USB > micro USB cord?


Pretty audacious thing to do TBH. Would avoid because they'll probably call you out on it too. 

I don't know if you can buy a samsung charger by itself though. Maybe in some sort of accessory pack at JB/Noel Leeming etc




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  Reply # 1108728 14-Aug-2014 23:28
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I was joking, but my colleague's parents manage a motel. They have a huge box of chargers they will eventually take to the dump. I'm sure most m/hotels are the same.

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  Reply # 1108740 14-Aug-2014 23:37
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trademe.co.nz

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  Reply # 1108742 14-Aug-2014 23:45
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http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=ADPJAC0888&name=JACKSON-Single-Plug-Surge-protector-USB-Wall-Charg

PBtech has this which uses but then gives you back the power outlet and gives you 2x USB prts for charging smartphones..  a bargain at $11.44

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  Reply # 1108743 14-Aug-2014 23:45
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sep11guy: trademe.co.nz
Quite a few fakes on there aren't there?

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  Reply # 1108747 14-Aug-2014 23:53
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or actual samsung one if you want
.7 amp
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=MPPSAM1001&name=Samsung-Original-Galaxy-Series-SmartPhone-MicroUSB

or 2 amp for $23
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=MPPSAM10002&name=Samsung-Original-SmartPhone-AC-USB-Charger-2A-(Bla

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  Reply # 1108765 15-Aug-2014 02:25
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I got a couple of the 2A with cable from JB Hifi, not on their website. Cannot remember what I paid tho.



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  Reply # 1109056 15-Aug-2014 14:08
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I'm really just after the fact the official Samsung chargers seem to charge my S4 in record time - anything else is quite slow.

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  Reply # 1109091 15-Aug-2014 14:46
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Nate, if you get a Fast charge USB cable that follows the "dumb USB spec" then you can charge from a generic charger much faster, well up to about 900mA at least.


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  Reply # 1109216 15-Aug-2014 18:39
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I have the Belkin charger from Dick Smith, combined with a good cable I got from a member here it charges my phone at the same rate as the Samsung charger. "Galaxy charging current" app (or something like that) reports both at 1900mah max, 1200mah sometimes.




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