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    Charging the Vita via USB

    FYI (didnt see this mentioned here) I found out that the Vita will charge via USB if you completely turn it off (hold power button couple sec, click on "turn off").Won't charge if on or on sleep mode.
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    An iPad 2 is the same.

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    It's not Vita's fault I think, the USB output has not enough power to charge the console while using it. I read something like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by R3D D3V!L View Post
    An iPad 2 is the same.
    Nope it's not, i have an iPad 2

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    I remember the PSP-3000 would charge via USB. I only remember doing it with the machine on tho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Cage View Post
    Nope it's not, i have an iPad 2
    Mine doesn't, I guess it depends on the USB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by R3D D3V!L View Post
    Mine doesn't, I guess it depends on the USB.
    Not sure but mine came with it though

    Quote Originally Posted by mickice View Post
    I remember the PSP-3000 would charge via USB. I only remember doing it with the machine on tho.
    yup, PSP-Go as well

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    Probably 'cos the Vita needs a lot of juice to charge while also being played

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    Yeah the normal PSP would charge via USB, but the power requirements for the Vita are just too great at the normal voltage provided by standard usb connections. You can use an app on the PC to fix that though.




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