[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Re: Charger Compatibility: AC-4U vs. AC-3U

From: Tom Tobin korpios at gmail.com
Date: Tue Jan 31 08:06:19 EET 2006
After another subscriber privately mailed me warning me not to use a
charger with a too low supply, I took it upon myself to splice the
original AC-4U charger back together.  It's ugly, but it works.  ;-)

On 1/30/06, Tom Tobin <korpios at gmail.com> wrote:
> After my cat destroyed my 770 charger (the AC-4U), I scrambled to find
> a compatible one; I finally managed to find an AC-3U, which seems
> compatible based on the Nokia accessories page (i.e., the same models
> listed for the AC-4U are listed for the AC-3U).  Now, my grasp of
> electronics isn't what it could be, so I'm not sure if I should be
> worried or not: while the two chargers share the same DC output
> voltage (5V), they have different DC output amperages (890mA for the
> 4U, and 350mA for the 3U I bought to replace it).  Is it safe to use
> my new charger?

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