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Can I charge it with a connection to my computer will that be enough of a current to re charge the battery? Or do we have to buy a special wall charger. I am not sure if you are syaing we need to leave our car on all night to fully charge this device?

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You can charge it through your computer. If you connect your satnav to your computer with the mini USB lead it will charge. A full charge takes about 8 hours.

You can charge through your car cigarette lighter socket either. This takes around 4 hours. The first charge should be continuous until it's charged so you might be better using your computer. After that if you plug it into the car it might be enough to keep it topped up depending on how much you use it.

NOTE: Don't start the car with the satnav plugged in. Unplug it first and when you've started the car plug it in then as there may be a surge of power when the car starts which has destroyed many satnavs.

Posted on Mar 21, 2011

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