3rd Gen iPad charging, wall socket vs USB 3.0

MrDOHC

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Mar 22, 2012
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Woo, first thread :p

i am picking up my first iPad tomorrow night, and i have recently gotten a motherboard with USB 3.0 on it. Has anyone charged one via USB 3.0 and timed it so far? i know my iP4s charges much quicker, but this is a different kettle o fish.

Thanks

Phil
 

88 King

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Jun 18, 2011
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Ipad says not charging connected USB 3, it could be trickle charging but it is definitely not going be faster than wall charging.

My new iPad took over 6 hours to charge from 0 to 100% on wall charging by the way.
 

MrDOHC

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Mar 22, 2012
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Brisaben, QLD
Ipad says not charging connected USB 3, it could be trickle charging but it is definitely not going be faster than wall charging.

My new iPad took over 6 hours to charge from 0 to 100% on wall charging by the way.
I was more wondering cause my wife will be using a laptop next to me and i was wondering if i happen to be running low, can i keep running it while plugged into the lappy
 

Stealthipad

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Apr 30, 2010
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Woo, first thread :p

i am picking up my first iPad tomorrow night, and i have recently gotten a motherboard with USB 3.0 on it. Has anyone charged one via USB 3.0 and timed it so far? i know my iP4s charges much quicker, but this is a different kettle o fish.

Thanks

Phil
If you charge your new iPad 3 while you sleep you will not need to use the wife's "lappy". The battery lasts a long time and should last you a good day of use and THEN some.