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Magellan Maestro 4010

Can you charge the unit by usb port

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I have bought a charger for my Maestro 4010 in the magellan's web and it's with mini-usb port... and don't charge anything!!! Incredible!!!

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This unit can not be charged from the USB

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Yes ,

but design some external cicuit for voltage control system as pda needs,

but ,irts possible,

THNX

Posted on May 16, 2008

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