Neo USB charger specifications and compatibility list

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The Neo Freerunner and the Neo 1973 can be charged with the supplied USB charger, which is a device that does not comply with the recent USB Battery Charging Specification. This specification demands for an open circuit on the ID pin and a short circuit between the D+ and D- pins.

Most of the USB chargers around behave the same way as the one supplied with the Openmoko Neo. In fact, up to now no charger has been identified to comply to the specification mentioned above. The differences (incompatibilities) result from the way the USB charger signals the mobile phone that it is present: most of the manufacturers chose to connect a resistor between the "ID" pin and the "GND" pin in the USB connector.

For Openmoko Neo, the value of the resistor is 47.5 kOhms.

Additional details can be found at : http://quickstart.openmoko.org/#chargerdetection

Following USB chargers have been identified and measured:

Contents

AKII Technology Charger (supplied with Neo Freerunner)

This charger comes with the Neo Freerunner package.

Specifications

  • Model: A10P1-05MP
  • Input: 100-240V~ /0.3A
  • Output: +5v up to 2.0A
  • Signaling: 47.5k 1% resistor between ID pin and ground for openmoko charger identification

Compatibility

  • HTC Polaris (tested on O2 Xda Orbit 2)
  • Openmoko Neo1973
  • Openmoko Neo Freerunner

Blackberry PSM05R-050CHW

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Specifications

  • Model: PSM05R-050CHW
  • Output: DC 5 V - 0.5 A

Compatibility

  • Openmoko Neo Freerunner, provided the 500 mA charging mode is enabled on the FR (see Forcing_fast_charge_mode), as otherwise it would only (dis)charge, as the FR would only draw 100 mA out of it.

sold as "Essentiel b (Boulanger)" Chargeur allume-cigares/USB

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This car charger is sold at the French appliances superstore Boulanger but should be available in other stores under different brands. It is an adapter to a USB cable which can then be connected to any USB-charging device. By default, it will be seen as a "passive" USB port at 100 mA.

Specifications

  • Model: Cod. 779220
  • Input: DC 12-30 V
  • Output: DC 5 V - 850 mA max

Compatibility

  • Openmoko Neo Freerunner, provided the 500 mA charging mode is enabled on the FR (see Forcing_fast_charge_mode), as otherwise it would only (dis)charge, as the FR would only draw 100 mA out of it.

Garmin 362-00043-04

Garmin 362-00043-04

This charger comes with the Garmin Edge bicycle computers.

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: probably Phihong Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Model: PSCR05R-050A1
  • Input: 100-240V~ 0.2A 50-60Hz
  • Output: 5V up to 1.0A
  • Signaling: D+ and D- open, 17.4 kOhms resistor between ID pin and ground pin

Compatibility

  • Garmin Edge
  • HTC Polaris (tested on O2 Xda Orbit 2)


HTC 79H00051-02M

This charger comes with the tmobile MDA Compact 2 (HTC Charmer).

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Delta Electronics Inc.
  • Model: ADP-5FH C
  • Input: 100-240V~ 0.2A 50-60Hz
  • Output: 5V= 1.0A LPS
  • Signaling: D+ and D- open, short circuit between ID pin and ground pin

Compatibility

  • HTC Charmer (tested on MDA Compact 2)
  • Openmoko Neo Freerunner


HTC 79H00055-02M

HTC 79H00055-02M

This charger comes with the O2 Xda Orbit 2 (HTC Polaris).

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Phihong Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Model: PSAA05E-050 (the letter E denotes the EU power connector. There are also US, UK and AUS variants of this model)
  • Input: 100-240V~ 0.3A
  • Output: 5.15V up to 1.0A (over-current protection at 2A)
  • Signaling: D+ and D- open, short circuit between ID pin and ground pin

Compatibility

  • HTC Polaris (tested on O2 Xda Orbit 2)
  • Garmin Edge


PHIHONG CLM10D-050

PHIHONG CLM10D-050

This 12V cigarette lighter adapter charger comes with the O2 Xda Orbit 2 (HTC Polaris).

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Phihong Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Model: CLM10D-050
  • Input: 10-30V DC
  • Output: 5.0V up to 2.0A
  • Signaling: D+ and D- open, short circuit between ID pin and ground pin

Compatibility

  • HTC Polaris (tested on O2 Xda Orbit 2)
  • Garmin Edge
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The Neo Freerunner and the Neo 1973 can be charged with the supplied USB charger, which is a device that does not comply with the recent USB Battery Charging Specification. This specification demands for an open circuit on the ID pin and a short circuit between the D+ and D- pins.

Most of the USB chargers around behave the same way as the one supplied with the Openmoko Neo. In fact, up to now no charger has been identified to comply to the specification mentioned above. The differences (incompatibilities) result from the way the USB charger signals the mobile phone that it is present: most of the manufacturers chose to connect a resistor between the "ID" pin and the "GND" pin in the USB connector.

For Openmoko Neo, the value of the resistor is 47.5 kOhms.

Additional details can be found at : http://quickstart.openmoko.org/#chargerdetection

Following USB chargers have been identified and measured:

AKII Technology Charger (supplied with Neo Freerunner)

This charger comes with the Neo Freerunner package.

Specifications

  • Model: A10P1-05MP
  • Input: 100-240V~ /0.3A
  • Output: +5v up to 2.0A
  • Signaling: 47.5k 1% resistor between ID pin and ground for openmoko charger identification

Compatibility

  • HTC Polaris (tested on O2 Xda Orbit 2)
  • Openmoko Neo1973
  • Openmoko Neo Freerunner

Blackberry PSM05R-050CHW

P1040112.jpg

Specifications

  • Model: PSM05R-050CHW
  • Output: DC 5 V - 0.5 A

Compatibility

  • Openmoko Neo Freerunner, provided the 500 mA charging mode is enabled on the FR (see Forcing_fast_charge_mode), as otherwise it would only (dis)charge, as the FR would only draw 100 mA out of it.

sold as "Essentiel b (Boulanger)" Chargeur allume-cigares/USB

P1040105.jpg

This car charger is sold at the French appliances superstore Boulanger but should be available in other stores under different brands. It is an adapter to a USB cable which can then be connected to any USB-charging device. By default, it will be seen as a "passive" USB port at 100 mA.

Specifications

  • Model: Cod. 779220
  • Input: DC 12-30 V
  • Output: DC 5 V - 850 mA max

Compatibility

  • Openmoko Neo Freerunner, provided the 500 mA charging mode is enabled on the FR (see Forcing_fast_charge_mode), as otherwise it would only (dis)charge, as the FR would only draw 100 mA out of it.

Garmin 362-00043-04

Garmin 362-00043-04

This charger comes with the Garmin Edge bicycle computers.

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: probably Phihong Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Model: PSCR05R-050A1
  • Input: 100-240V~ 0.2A 50-60Hz
  • Output: 5V up to 1.0A
  • Signaling: D+ and D- open, 17.4 kOhms resistor between ID pin and ground pin

Compatibility

  • Garmin Edge
  • HTC Polaris (tested on O2 Xda Orbit 2)


HTC 79H00051-02M

This charger comes with the tmobile MDA Compact 2 (HTC Charmer).

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Delta Electronics Inc.
  • Model: ADP-5FH C
  • Input: 100-240V~ 0.2A 50-60Hz
  • Output: 5V= 1.0A LPS
  • Signaling: D+ and D- open, short circuit between ID pin and ground pin

Compatibility

  • HTC Charmer (tested on MDA Compact 2)
  • Openmoko Neo Freerunner


HTC 79H00055-02M

HTC 79H00055-02M

This charger comes with the O2 Xda Orbit 2 (HTC Polaris).

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Phihong Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Model: PSAA05E-050 (the letter E denotes the EU power connector. There are also US, UK and AUS variants of this model)
  • Input: 100-240V~ 0.3A
  • Output: 5.15V up to 1.0A (over-current protection at 2A)
  • Signaling: D+ and D- open, short circuit between ID pin and ground pin

Compatibility

  • HTC Polaris (tested on O2 Xda Orbit 2)
  • Garmin Edge


PHIHONG CLM10D-050

PHIHONG CLM10D-050

This 12V cigarette lighter adapter charger comes with the O2 Xda Orbit 2 (HTC Polaris).

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Phihong Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Model: CLM10D-050
  • Input: 10-30V DC
  • Output: 5.0V up to 2.0A
  • Signaling: D+ and D- open, short circuit between ID pin and ground pin

Compatibility

  • HTC Polaris (tested on O2 Xda Orbit 2)
  • Garmin Edge