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Master Geek

Topic # 60650 29-Apr-2010 16:44
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Hey ladies and gents -

I have an HTC Desire that came with the UK charger (the interchangable pronged one).  I'm wondering if its possible to buy one of these:
and convert my old chargers to be usable for charging my new device.

At the moment I charge via a usb connection to home/work computers.

Here are the stats of each charger - to my untrained eye they look like they should fit the bill but a bit of confirmation would never go astray - especially with possibly frying a brand new phone!  If any more details are needed i'm happy to provide them!

uk htc desire charger (model TCP300)
input: 100-240v~0.2A 50-60Hz
output: 5V 1A

nz charger for htc vogue
input: 100-240V~200mA 50-60Hz
output: 5V 1A

nz car plug charger
input: 12-24Vdc
output: DC 5V 850mA(Max.)

Any insight would be good as my google searches are coming up dry (to the most part probably from searching incorrect keywords.)


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  Reply # 324867 29-Apr-2010 17:56
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i've got the same htc vouge charger ..good idea ... so the usb port on the desire is different to that on the vouge?

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  Reply # 324870 29-Apr-2010 17:58
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yeah, miniUSB vs microUSB :S

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  Reply # 324874 29-Apr-2010 18:02
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Looks fine.

I should probably worry about these things more to be honest, but I haven't yet fried a phone with cheapie car chargers and such like yet (although its possible I don't keep my phones long enough for the damaging effects to make themselves known!).

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  Reply # 324921 29-Apr-2010 19:39
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beauty - i'll give it a go and see Embarassed  gulp

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