Edited by MemberChuwi at 10-13-2017 21:11 |
I agree that the Chuwi charger design is not PD compliant and can destroy other PD compliant devices. That's clear now.
It's also obvious that the plug is an issue. The deep connector is also a problem because it's difficult to find cables with plugs that fit snug. This problem returns with any accessory one might wish to connect. Maybe it's not dangerous as long as anything remains at 5V...
I agree that the pullup design is a hack - sure. Again the pulldown is on the tablet side. Don't know if pulldown can be disconnected. This would be another hazard then.
I fully understand your frustration. Why do you think do I take the massive effort to understand the issue... I want to avoid to experience what you faced with your device.
BTW 1, how much is a new mainboard? Does Chuwi ship this at all?
BTW 2, the micro hdmi connector looks badly moulded, frustration 2 around the corner, I most likely expect the adapter I've laying around not to fit properly, mechanically... but I do not lust for checking this out before I see PD working with the Aukey charger and a proper cable... the hdmi port is also not a dealbreaker to me.
I'm really fed up with USB-C. It's overcomplicated and overpriced stuff. Imagine a certified charging cable supporting 5A/20V costs more than 35€ and its not perfect for fast data transfer, this needs a different winner which is weaker with charging performance... tell me the point of this?! It' nuts... cables that are thicker than the plugs, stiff and short... please makers, give us the ports we need inside the devices. The Hi13 has a lot of free space, it's not a crammed smart phone!
I'd have prefered a cheap, strong, simple stupid charging cable with a dedicated simple connector. No crossing, no complicated standards, no datalines, no configurarion bus, no negotiations.