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  1. fabio1's Avatar
    Hi there,

    Stock charger or 700mah charger from 9900/9950 are good for overnight or slow charges, but just take to long or 3-4 hours from 10%.

    I tried BB PlayBook 1800mah charger, initially worked fine, however Z10 would occasionally reboot when plugged into charger, which really worried me.

    I am now using my old Nokia AC-10X (1200mah) Environmental chargers (had a box of them) and these are just great, battery is fully charged in around an hour and there are no issues with the phone. This is one of the best ever micro USB chargers ever made!


    Nokia AC-10X Charger | Genuine Solutions

    Check out your old Nokia boxes, bet you have one just lying around, or get a couple on ebay for 4.95 USD each.

    'The Nokia High Efficiency Charger AC-10X is an environmentally friendly, powerful micro USB travel charger that efficiently charges your compatible device such as the Nokia N97.
    Based on a common energy-rating system for chargers, it has a 5-star rating for energy saving as it consumes minimal power if left plugged in after the battery has fully charged. Lightweight and easy to carry, this charger is an ideal companion for your next trip. The lower energy consumption means you can save money and the environment at the same time.

    Specifications:
    Dimensions: 28 x 75 x 70 mm (E), 50 x 75 x 60 mm (X)
    Weight: 71-82 g (depending on country variants)
    Cable length: 1800 mm
    Connectors: micro USB charging connector
    Cable management: Velcro strip
    Operating temperature: -5C to +45C
    Input voltage: 100-240V AC 50/60Hz
    Output current: 1200 mA
    Standby power consumption: < 30 mW
    Nokia High Efficiency Charger AC-10 is Energy Star v.2.0 compliant, meeting strict energy-efficiency criteria'

    Thanks
    Last edited by fabio1; 04-12-13 at 11:43 PM.
    04-12-13 11:25 PM
  2. egzbuen's Avatar
    Hi there,

    Stock charger or 700mah charger from 9900/9950 are good for overnight or slow charges, but just take to long or 3-4 hours from 10%.

    I tried BB PlayBook 1800mah charger, initially worked fine, however Z10 would occasionally reboot when plugged into charger, which really worried me.

    I am now using my old Nokia AC-10X (1200mah) Environmental chargers (had a box of them) and these are just great, battery is fully charged in around an hour and there are no issues with the phone. This is one of the best ever micro USB chargers ever made!


    Nokia AC-10X Charger | Genuine Solutions

    Check out your old Nokia boxes, bet you have one just lying around, or get a couple on ebay for 4.95 USD each.

    'The Nokia High Efficiency Charger AC-10X is an environmentally friendly, powerful micro USB travel charger that efficiently charges your compatible device such as the Nokia N97.
    Based on a common energy-rating system for chargers, it has a 5-star rating for energy saving as it consumes minimal power if left plugged in after the battery has fully charged. Lightweight and easy to carry, this charger is an ideal companion for your next trip. The lower energy consumption means you can save money and the environment at the same time.

    Specifications:
    Dimensions: 28 x 75 x 70 mm (E), 50 x 75 x 60 mm (X)
    Weight: 71-82 g (depending on country variants)
    Cable length: 1800 mm
    Connectors: micro USB charging connector
    Cable management: Velcro strip
    Operating temperature: -5C to +45C
    Input voltage: 100-240V AC 50/60Hz
    Output current: 1200 mA
    Standby power consumption: < 30 mW
    Nokia High Efficiency Charger AC-10 is Energy Star v.2.0 compliant, meeting strict energy-efficiency criteria'

    Thanks
    I was going around our local mall last week and was surprised as well that a lot of the shop owners were recommending a Nokia charger....will check my old Nokia boxes as I might have one lying around
    04-13-13 10:17 AM
  3. darkehawke's Avatar
    Complete and utter BULL$H|T. BlackBerry sells the premium charger for all BlackBerry (later generation) phones and guess what...IT IS the Playbook charger @ 1800ma and it will NEVER burn your Z10 battery, or any other BlackBerry battery for that matter, unless you charge your phone in a bucket of water.

    Whatever "stories" you heard about Playbook chargers burning batteries are just that, "stories", or you made this all up. Such misinformation on these boards...wow...

    And FYI - the Playbook charger is NOT 1.2-1.5 amps, IT IS 1.8 amps, or 1800 ma, which ever way you want to read that.

    You can take a 10-amp charger and plug it into your Z10 and it will NOT burn your battery, or charge it any faster than the battery needs to be charged. The phone has a limiter/ regulator on-board that allows the battery to pull a predetermined (maximum) amount of current at a preset voltage(s) - and it can't exceed that, unless the phone is defective. If you were right and I were wrong, there would be a clear danger of phones / batteries heating up and catching fire, as well as the chargers being used to charge them.

    If you would read about battery charging before posting - you'd know beyond a doubt that you are 100% wrong in your assumptions.

    There is plenty of good info on charging Li-on batteries on the Web.

    You can start here -

    Charging Lithium-Ion Batteries
    My PlayBook charger had output of 2000 mah
    But never had any issues with it

    Posted via CB10
    04-13-13 10:56 AM
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