1. Jordus's Avatar
    I got this from Ebay, it has 2 Hero battieries which fit the evo and a charger that charges one battery and the phone.

    I thought all was great, but i start noticing that when my phone was plugged into this charger it would freeze up. I'd still get notifications, phone calls, etc but the touchscreen absolutely would not respond. As soon as I unplug it, it would work perfect. Plug it back in, locked up.

    I then started using my Pre charger and the stock HTC charger and the screen functions fine.

    So fair WARNING, I probably wouldnt use the charger with the phone itself. But it DOES charge the seperate battery fine and the batteries have been showing the same life as OEM.
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    06-06-2010 10:44 AM
  2. androidvirgin's Avatar
    out of curiosity, does the faulty charger list the output Volts and Amps?

    your stock charger and pre charger are most likely 5V 1A, so I'm wondering if your problems stem from incorrect volts and/amps.

    charger specs have been widely discussed, but you are the first to report a problem that I have read about.
    06-06-2010 11:04 AM
  3. Jordus's Avatar
    5.2V, 800mA

    The 800 milliamps is likely the cause. The charger technically charges the phone (and at an acceptable rate), but the slightly low power output could be "confusing" the phone somehow.
    06-06-2010 01:32 PM
  4. gabbott's Avatar
    5.2V, 800mA

    The 800 milliamps is likely the cause. The charger technically charges the phone (and at an acceptable rate), but the slightly low power output could be "confusing" the phone somehow.
    doubtful because you can charge the phone off a PC which outputs at 500mA. It will just charge slower and we havent heard any complaints of problems with charging off a PC usb port.
    06-06-2010 01:34 PM
  5. Jordus's Avatar
    Hmm, strange.

    Whatever the cause, the phone doesnt like it, but its fine with every other wall charger.
    06-06-2010 01:43 PM
  6. Jordus's Avatar
    Just tried charging from my PC and its working fine. Definitely something weird with that chinese sweatshop charger.
    06-06-2010 01:44 PM
  7. Cory Streater's Avatar
    I got this from Ebay, it has 2 Hero battieries which fit the evo and a charger that charges one battery and the phone.

    I thought all was great, but i start noticing that when my phone was plugged into this charger it would freeze up. I'd still get notifications, phone calls, etc but the touchscreen absolutely would not respond. As soon as I unplug it, it would work perfect. Plug it back in, locked up.

    I then started using my Pre charger and the stock HTC charger and the screen functions fine.

    So fair WARNING, I probably wouldnt use the charger with the phone itself. But it DOES charge the seperate battery fine and the batteries have been showing the same life as OEM.
    Same exact problem for me with the USB port on this charger. Buyer beware.
    06-06-2010 01:45 PM
  8. Jordus's Avatar
    Same exact problem for me with the USB port on this charger. Buyer beware.
    Thats identical to my charger only mine is black.

    junk chargers http://forum.androidcentral.com/images/smilies/mad.gif
    06-06-2010 02:15 PM
  9. Cory Streater's Avatar
    Yeah, I'm not sure who the seller was in your case, but there's about 4 different esellers that are linked to Fommy.com under different names. I'm going to try and return mine, but I'm not holding my breath.
    06-06-2010 02:26 PM
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