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ZenBalancer|Post time:7-4-2017 03:25:44 View:827|Reply:26

Edited by ZenBalancer at 7-27-2017 23:30

Thread TLTR, don't trust the original power adapter for now, see: http://forum.chuwi.com/thread-4540-1-1.html I got lucky by the fact the charger died before taking the Hi13 with it.


It started making sizzling sounds and at some point the LED of the adapter went from red to off and the tablet doesn't charge.

I wonder anyone else have this issue?
And should I email Chuwi support for a replacement?
Or should I buy a compatible charger that's more dependable?

Edits: clarity, spelling, solved tag, tltr + clarity.
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manonegra222| Post time 7-2-2017 10:49:57 | Show all posts
Edited by manonegra222 at 7-2-2017 20:50

It seems a technical issue. You should contact service@chuwi.com



I understood that the sizzle is from the tablet
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Techdragonz| Post time 7-2-2017 11:27:55 | Show all posts
Uhm, Gajack also has a defective charger... not sure if he had your issue, xD because he just broke the plug
Don't think Chuwi will send you a new one...Best is to buy a more compact compatible charger.
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ZenBalancer| Post time 7-3-2017 10:13:31 | Show all posts
manonegra222 replied at 7-2-2017 19:49
It seems a technical issue. You should contact service@chuwi.com

Adapter was not connected to the tablet/laplet. Originally supplied Power adapter sizzled and died within a minute. Red led died sizzle stopped. Connected to the Hi13 to double check no power. Tablet never made sizzling sounds before when adapter was functional. Otherwise tablet problem in others' cases not yet mine tablet.

I will contact Chuwi eventually for a replacement power adapter. But it will be a backup if I do. Now I don't trust their power adapters. Because it exploded in 3 case did someone else's 24/7 overwork, and just died with moderate use in my case. How do I trust leaving the new backup original adapter when I receive it and wait for weeks to get it, leave it alone to charge my Hi13 under these conditions? You do see a dilemma in trust correct?
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ZenBalancer| Post time 7-3-2017 10:16:45 | Show all posts
Techdragonz replied at 7-2-2017 20:27
Uhm, Gajack also has a defective charger... not sure if he had your issue, xD because he just broke  ...

Power adapter not under warranty? I didn't break the plug. It wasn't my fault power adapter died. Gajack's issue seems related to his misuse maybe? I don't know. But I know I didn't break mine. Yes I do agree I need a better more dependable adapter and faster from Amazon somewhere. I replied to your other post about how I'll do that slowly in a few days perhaps.

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manonegra222| Post time 7-3-2017 10:31:16 | Show all posts
In similar cases due to failure of the charger, brought to the attention of the seller (Gearbest) it sent a new free charger
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steward00| Post time 7-3-2017 11:30:45 | Show all posts
My Hi13 charger is still alive,.
HOWEVER, is anybody encounter an electrical leakage while charging
I feel like my body has been electrified by touching the AL alloy while charging ...
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ZenBalancer| Post time 7-4-2017 03:21:31 | Show all posts
manonegra222 replied at 7-3-2017 19:31
In similar cases due to failure of the charger, brought to the attention of the seller (Gearbest) it ...

I'll alert BG/Banggood in my case. But I won't rely on the original adapter.

I'll probably just order one.from.the UK on Techdragonz's current list. If I don't.find any other either.
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ZenBalancer| Post time 7-4-2017 03:23:50 | Show all posts
steward00 replied at 7-3-2017 20:30
My Hi13 charger is still alive,.
HOWEVER, is anybody encounter an electrical leakage while charging
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Will check the new original adapter if Banggood sends one, although not quite sure what you refered to to find out how your experience took place.
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Gajack| Post time 7-4-2017 03:25:44 | Show all posts
Edited by Gajack at 7-4-2017 13:28
Techdragonz replied at 7-2-2017 21:27
Uhm, Gajack also has a defective charger... not sure if he had your issue, xD because he just broke  ...

It was my bad 100% why you say it in public?
anyway i recommend to buy this wall charger from Techdragonz list :  https://www.amazon.com/AUKEY-Cha ... ey+usb+c+pd+charger

this charger is better than original
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