Daily use of Neo1973

Peter Rasmussen plr at udgaard.com
Wed Feb 20 22:14:40 CET 2008

I don't know anything about that, but I found that the charger I have 
will charge the Neo both when it is totally dead and continue as fast as 
my PC will do it.
And I only run Linux (friends don't let friends use Windows ;-) in my 
home network.


Shawn Rutledge wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 1:05 PM, Peter Rasmussen <plr at udgaard.com> wrote:
>> I have a Motorola A780 mobile, and the charger that comes with it has a
>>  mini-USB connector, and it charges the Neo1973 very good for me. It also
>>  handles a 500mA load.
> That's interesting; I thought the issue was that Motorola chargers
> have the RX and TX lines connected together, or something like that,
> so the phone can detect that a dumb charger is connected (as opposed
> to a hub that can't deliver 500mA).  Are you sure you are getting
> 500mA from it?  Then either yours must be a smart charger after all
> (the phone can talk to it and get permission to go into fast_cccv
> mode) or something has been fixed that I didn't know about...  My
> theory was that if the USB lines could also be used in GPIO mode, then
> you can detect a dumb charger with a little bit-banging.  I bet that's
> what the Moto phones do (guessing).
>>  I don't know about a car charger (I have dis-selected having a car :-)
>>  so I can't advice you about that.
> Motorola makes those too, but they are also dumb chargers (just a
> regulator supplying 5V).

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