BB Power Station for 9700??
Anyone know if there is (or will be) a Power Station charger for the 9700? I've done some searching and don't see one or even a mention that there will be one available later. I realize that there are other chargers/pods available, but I really like the Power Station (charges the device, a spare battery and a bluetooth headset at the same time).
I'm willing to wait a while for one if necessary. Thanks
- CrackBerry Addict
11-25-2009, 02:26 PM #2
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i would love to get the same thing, however i think if they do come out with one it will be different than the old ones because the HS665+ headset that clipped into the old ones isnt really current hardware anymore, so i would assume that it wouldn't fit into the new dock. but who knows
since i dont have a separate battery anyways i think i am just going to go with the charging pod and keep my headset in my car for charging
- CrackBerry Abuser
01-26-2010, 08:52 AM #3
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I must say that i'm dissappointed that it looks like RIM has abandoned the Power Station idea and updating new cradles for their new devices. i thought it was amazing that i could have a handful of different cradle attachments and be able to charge and view my BB the best possible way for only $10 per different BB/cradle attachment.
The charge pods are nice but not the same. more expensive and harder to use while maintaining charge contact. sigh.
- 01-26-2010, 06:49 PM #4
i think RIM abandoned it because there are just way to many headsets out there that the user wasnt buying it... know what i mean?
but i get why you would want the dock with the extra battery slot to charge, that i could see rim selling alot of... i know there are some things in the store for charging an extra battery, maybe look into that?
- 02-08-2010, 07:44 PM #5
Its soooo pissed off if they don't come out with a cradle for the existing power stations out there. The WHOLE point of the power station is as you upgrade you berry you can still use the same base station. The cradles are dirt cheap to make. There are no moving parts or electronics in them. Its two wires and 2 bent bits of copper. I may as well throw the entire £70 thing in the bin.
- CrackBerry Abuser
02-09-2010, 11:25 AM #10
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haha, good idea about the petition! and, good input about the fact that the cradles have got to be dirt cheap to make/update since they are so simple--if only i could fabricate one! i honestly tried modding an 83XX one to fit my 8900, it fit perfect except for the charging contacts were slightly off. i ended up failing btw, i could bend/extend the contacts like i thought might be possible.
My BB's can still sit on the stupid thing and rest in a plesent angle but no charging. the 9700 sits in the 9000 cradle just fine--each contact 1/8" of an inch too far....
- CrackBerry User
02-09-2010, 03:37 PM #11
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I have the 8300 craddle sits ok in it nothing great. If I find out that they for sure aren't going to make a 9700 cradle then I will be buying and attempting to mod a 9000 craddle.
So who is going to start the patition??? It was my idea so I call dibs on not it!!! LOL.