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USB Sync Cable

Does anyone know if the USB Sync cable also charges the Axim. If not, does anyone know if one is available from a third party that will do both the sync and charge?

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I got the 400mhz Axim with the cradle, plus I got the extra sync cable. It is a sync cable only - it does *NOT* charge the Axim. I was disappointed by this as well. I think the question is whether or not the Axim CAN be charged through the cable - it has a separate power input (like the Ipaq 36xx series), so maybe it can't take power through the sync port. If it CAN take power through that port to charge the battery, then I'll be buying the first available sync/charge cable on the market...

Posted on Sep 13, 2005

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On my Ipaq I got sync cable thru USB and charges my battery at the same time so sync and charge at the same time. Im hoping the option sync cable Im getting is same thing......I hope.

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Actually there ARE cables for other PDA's that sync and charge the unit. I had one for my iPAQ and I bet it wont be long before we find one for the AXIM. eBay here I come...

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I dont' think so. No other PDA does - it would be quite a drain on the USB port. It isn't like powering the tiny LED in an optical mouse.

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