Charging via USB bad for battery?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by blueharvester, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. blueharvester macrumors regular

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    A friend told me that charging an iPod touch using the USB cable connected to the PC is bad for the battery and that a dedicated charger should be used instead. Is this true?
     
  2. TEG macrumors 604

    TEG

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    No. Same power supply, same voltage, same ampreage.

    TEG
     
  3. xerikx macrumors regular

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  4. marykay9507 macrumors 6502a

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    bad for the battery in what way? I charge through the computer and through a charger and seem not to have issues...then, again, i have a mac:D
     
  5. quicklook2 macrumors 6502

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    then why would it only come with a usb cable?
     

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