USB to AC adapters... are they safe?

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  1. xythil

    xythil New Member

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    I got an USB to AC adapter with my LG ENV TOUCH... is it safe to use it to charge my ipod touch when I do not have a computer to connect it to?

    I see my friends with iphones use a similar adapter but i was wondering if they are all the same or am i risking pumping the wrong level of juice through it?
  2. xythil

    xythil New Member

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    Wow anyone? cmon =/
  3. elamre

    elamre Member

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    yes, al USB chargers use the same polarity and power. but the ipod needs an special charges since it requires power in the data lines of an usb adapter, which most adapters dont have. your ipod will never blow if you are charging it with an usb charger.

    conclusion, NOT dangerous, may not work though.
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    dc5dugg New Member

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    i've got the same adapter (lg env touch) and used it to charge my ipod touch. it works fine.
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    ZhiZhi778 Member

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    nothing to worry - if it follows the USB specification (and it should do that like 90% of all USB chargers^^) then everything will work!
    power on the data-lines? no and never - even a computer doesn't supply power on the DATA-lines

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    it is one specification which says:
    +5V, GND, DATA, DATA

    so no way^^
  6. The_Guitar_Hero

    The_Guitar_Hero New Member

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    Should be fine, I use one everyday and nothing bad has happened to my ipod.

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