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by jrodin
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Macbook USB C power adapter for RPi 4
Replies: 7
Views: 5583

Re: Macbook USB C power adapter for RPi 4

I’ve tried both the 29W and 61W Apple USB C power adapters and unfortunately they don’t work with the Pi4.
by jrodin
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: RPI4 USB C Power Delivery negotiation
Replies: 22
Views: 12092

Re: RPI4 USB C Power Delivery negotiation

Quick update. I tried both the 29W and 61W Apple USB C power adapters and they didn’t work. Until I get hold of a suitable USB C charger, I’m using the Pi3 charger with a micro-usb to type C adapter. So far it seems fine.
by jrodin
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: RPI4 USB C Power Delivery negotiation
Replies: 22
Views: 12092

Re: RPI4 USB C Power Delivery negotiation

There's also a relevant discussion near the end of this article comparing the various Apple USB C chargers and their levels of standard's compliance:

https://switchchargers.com/apple-61w-review/
by jrodin
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: RPI4 USB C Power Delivery negotiation
Replies: 22
Views: 12092

Re: RPI4 USB C Power Delivery negotiation

My RPi4 4GB arrived today (yay!!), but it seems I have nothing to power it with yet (boo) as the official PSU is due to arrive from another supplier later this week. Based on comments in this thread, I tried to power the Pi using my MacBook Pro 87W USB-C Power Adapter with the Apple USB-C cable, bu...
by jrodin
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: RPI4 USB C Power Delivery negotiation
Replies: 22
Views: 12092

Re: RPI4 USB C Power Delivery negotiation

So, bottom line, is it likely to work with, say, an Apple MacBook's 29W power supply?
Or a generic USB C 3.0A charger?

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