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07-30-2013 03:56 PM - last edited on 07-31-2013 09:20 AM by MSohm
Struggling to charge blaybook with any blackberry phone charger. Haven't got original charger. When I press power button red light comes on then green light flashes 5 times nothing eles happens. Also tried USB lead. HELP.
07-30-2013 08:47 PM - last edited on 07-31-2013 09:19 AM by MSohm
Its sounds like you have officially killed the device.... U really need to use the original charger as it output power are reallydifferent
07-31-2013 07:29 AM - last edited on 07-31-2013 09:19 AM by MSohm
Bought off friend last week because her son wanted iPad not playbook . She didnt haves charger but said She had been using blackberry mobil charger. Do you think its worth me buying a playhook charger or is it completly dead. Thanks for your reply. Dx
08-01-2013 10:40 AM
08-02-2013 07:08 PM
The phone charger cannot properly charge the Playbook!!!
The phone charger is rated to 700 ma maximum charge current. The Playbook requires a minimum of about 1200 ma to charge its battery. You will require the proper Playbook charger.
This topic has come up numerous times in various usenet groups when discussing charging problems with tablets in general.
If you go to Crackberry.com it is possible to purchase the proper charger. Search for Playbook charger. There are two types for the Playbook. The regular one and the quick charger.