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Old Dec 9, 2012, 02:12 AM   #1
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how can i charge ipod 5

i just buying ipod touch 5g and im wondering can i charge it without computer? or it should be with computer? ?
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Old Dec 9, 2012, 02:47 AM   #2
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i just buying ipod touch 5g and im wondering can i charge it without computer? or it should be with computer? ?
Not sure if you're trolling, but plug it with the adapter it came with onto the outlet
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Old Dec 9, 2012, 03:15 AM   #3
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Not sure if you're trolling, but plug it with the adapter it came with onto the outlet
It doesn't come with a charger.
anyways your choice. Its slightly faster if you plug it into a outlet though.
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Old Dec 9, 2012, 11:44 AM   #4
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i just buying ipod touch 5g and im wondering can i charge it without computer? or it should be with computer? ?
It can be charged: 1) by plugging it into the computer;

2) by sitting it in a docking station which is plugged into an electrical outlet (the sort of station where one places the iPod if one wants to play the music on it to an audience. I have one in my kitchen, for example).

3) by buying an adaptor (any good electrical shop will have them) and plugging it in to an outlet. I have several world adaptors, in other words, they will allow me to plug an iPod into an electrical socket anywhere in the world.
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Old Dec 9, 2012, 03:36 PM   #5
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remember the days when you bought an ipod it came with the dock, case, and an AC power charger...

Anyways you can charger it via the USB cable or you can buy a power adapter.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 02:14 AM   #6
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OP is not trolling, I would also be a little surprised if a gadget at $299 didn't come with either an earphone with mic and control or a $20 adaptor.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 10:32 AM   #7
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I bought a generic wall charger on ebay that works fine with iphone 4 , but does not charge the ipod touch 5G. It is branded as 5v 1A output. My iphone 4 original charger (also 5v 1A) does charge the new ipod, as does a generic 2.1A iPad charger.
I'm a bit conused: It's not the output or the "original apple" property. Why does'nt it charge?
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I bought a generic wall charger on ebay that works fine with iphone 4 , but does not charge the ipod touch 5G. It is branded as 5v 1A output. My iphone 4 original charger (also 5v 1A) does charge the new ipod, as does a generic 2.1A iPad charger.
I'm a bit conused: It's not the output or the "original apple" property. Why does'nt it charge?
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I assume you are using the lightning cable that apple provided.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 10:45 AM   #9
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remember the days when you bought an ipod it came with the dock, case, and an AC power charger...

Anyways you can charger it via the USB cable or you can buy a power adapter.
The iPod Touch never included a power adapter. USB power bricks and USB ports are so ubiquitous now, and the iPT has no power requirements beyond a "standard" USB port anyway (as opposed to the iPad), I don't see the need for including one. Just more e-waste, and you can pick one up for peanuts just about anywhere if you really need one.

@eross - the iPT does not need anything more than 500mA, so it should work fine. Could be a dodgy adapter?
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 09:10 PM   #10
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The iPod Touch never included a power adapter. USB power bricks and USB ports are so ubiquitous now, and the iPT has no power requirements beyond a "standard" USB port anyway (as opposed to the iPad), I don't see the need for including one. Just more e-waste, and you can pick one up for peanuts just about anywhere if you really need one.

@eross - the iPT does not need anything more than 500mA, so it should work fine. Could be a dodgy adapter?

I wouldn't say its a waste. It might not be as necessary or can't live without but still apple should have included for someone who do not own iphone or ipad. Charging via usb can be a pain if you dont work in front of computer all day. Ipod touch owners are mostly at younger age too.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 09:14 PM   #11
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Another thread on this? As burgundyyears said, the IPT not coming with the charging brick (wall wart, whatever) is not a new thing.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 12:24 AM   #12
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The iPod Touch never included a power adapter. USB power bricks and USB ports are so ubiquitous now, and the iPT has no power requirements beyond a "standard" USB port anyway (as opposed to the iPad), I don't see the need for including one. Just more e-waste, and you can pick one up for peanuts just about anywhere if you really need one.

@eross - the iPT does not need anything more than 500mA, so it should work fine. Could be a dodgy adapter?
Well, as I stated the adapter works with my iphone 4 as well as with other 5v devices (not apple).
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