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Topic # 65837 7-Aug-2010 11:09
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hey,

i need to get a wall charger for my ipod, is it worth spending a lot for a genuine apple one or will the cheap ones i see on trademe for $5 be ok? its for a 2nd gen touch.

cheers.

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  Reply # 364605 7-Aug-2010 11:37
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All wall chargers do the same thing whether they're from Apple or a cheap Chinese job - they provide a USB connector with +5V.

The key difference is the current they can put out. Low current means it'll take longer to charge the device.

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  Reply # 364608 7-Aug-2010 11:50
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Not all the same. Check out this blog: http://www.ladyada.net/make/mintyboost/icharge.html




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  Reply # 364788 7-Aug-2010 19:06
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interesting link, cheers. so i should be ok with a cheap charger? its not going to cause my ipod to blow up or something!?!

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