1. Radon007's Avatar
    Hello,
    I haven't been able to find an answer and wanted to check here. Can you charge the Gear 2 on the cradle via a USB cable to your PC or Laptop?

    Thanks

    Mike
    07-15-2014 08:13 PM
  2. 1812dave's Avatar
    yes, but whenever charging ANYTHING via USB from a laptop, the charging rate will be lower than most other methods (other than my Camry, which has a dreadfully slow charging rate also )
    07-15-2014 08:30 PM
  3. JimSmith94's Avatar
    The charger that comes with the Gear 2 is pretty low amperage so it will charge almost as fast with USB from your computer.
    07-16-2014 02:11 AM
  4. Radon007's Avatar
    Thanks so much for your help!
    07-17-2014 10:27 PM
  5. qarliv's Avatar
    The charger that comes with the Gear 2 is pretty low amperage so it will charge almost as fast with USB from your computer.
    In principle you are right about the current, but the Gear charger supplies 4.75v and USB is around 5v. Does this difference posts a problem?
    09-07-2014 04:14 AM

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