[2008.9] Forcing the charge rate on alternate chargers

Xavier Cremaschi omega.xavier at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 10:16:14 CET 2008

Cameron Frazier a écrit :
> Hello all,
> Is it possible to force the charging rate to a particular (500/1000 mA)?
> I have a vehicle cigarette lighter -> USB charging adaptor capable of
> 1A, but I'm pretty sure my FR only charges at 100 mA.  I'd like to
> force it to charge at at least 500mA.  I know there is some detection
> circuitry to detect the FR charger and then it charges at the 1A rate,
> but obviously my adaptor lacks the indicator.
> I remember seeing something on the wiki a while back, but I can't seem
> to find it now.
> Any suggestions?
> Cameron

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