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#1 Elliot B.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 23:13

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The amount of times I've almost accidentally kicked it is stupid.

Compare it to the sensible Apple iPhone 4S charger next to it!

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:11

Oh, I agree, it is stupid. And the design on the other end is even worse.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:12

Oh, I agree, it is stupid. And the design on the other end is even worse.

That was unnecessary.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:15

That was unnecessary.


I think he was talking about the proprietary charger.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:16

I think he was talking about the proprietary charger.

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Oh :) My mistake.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:26

Looks like grey import problem, not supplied with a uk psu.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:27

Looks like grey import problem, not supplied with a uk psu.

I bought it from Tesco.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 02:58

I wonder if Tesco's are pulling a fast one, as the Tab2 i borrowed to test had a psu like my S3 only 2amp instead of 1amp.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:02

I think he was talking about the proprietary charger.

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Yeah, that's what I meant. I meant no offense to you King Mustard. I own one of these and it's a great tablet but I hate that charger.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:03

I wonder if Tesco's are pulling a fast one, as the Tab2 i borrowed to test had a psu like my S3 only 2amp instead of 1amp.

I wonder why I didn't get that type :/

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:07

My iPhone and iPad chargers look very similar to that, but in white, they're terrible, Amy movement in the cord and they fall out the socket

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:08

I wonder if Tesco's are pulling a fast one, as the Tab2 i borrowed to test had a psu like my S3 only 2amp instead of 1amp.

PC World must be "pulling a fast one" too both Tab 2`s I`ve bought from there have the same charger

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:09

My iPhone and iPad chargers look very similar to that, but in white, they're terrible, Amy movement in the cord and they fall out the socket

My old iPhone 3G's charger sounds like you describe, but it still wasn't as big as the Tab 2's charger.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:39

Nope looks like you have the standard uk psu, I wonder where the one i had came from? It was a sample borrowed from Samsung, maybe a previous user put the wrong psu in the box. on a quick look around the net it was the travel adaptor from a Note 2. It worked fine so, if your totally pee'd off maybe get one to use instead, or get a standard figure 8 lead and plug your adaptor into that instead of the bulky 3 pin adaptor.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:54

The amount of times I've almost accidentally kicked it is stupid.

Compare it to the sensible Apple iPhone 4S charger next to it!

I think you may be walking way, way to close to your walls.