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    Default Hacking the charger

    Has anyone found documentation on how the phone exchanges info with the charger?

    If I just do the usual procedure of shorting data- with data+ and leaving ID unconnected, the phone won't charge at the maximum rate.

    I connected the five pin USB cable to a break out box and discovered that there is a clock signal on the ID pin and about 0.6 volts DC on the shorted data pins. Also, if I short the ID pin to ground, the phone won't charge at all.
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    Default Re: Hacking the charger

    Why would you mess with a charger

    Sent from my Nexus 7 2013 or iPhone 5
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    Default Re: Hacking the charger

    I wouldn't mess with the charger it's set at a specific volt setting for a reason...

    sent from my Nexus 7 using tapatalk pro..
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    I just don't get a benefit of it

    Sent from my Nexus 7 2013 or iPhone 5
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    Default Re: Hacking the charger

    Why not mess with the charger? He's trying to figure out what's special about it, presumably so he can build more at a reasonable price.

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