Charging the Garmin Approach X10

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I just bought an Approach X10 and am loving the ease of use an accurate numbers. However, I didn’t bring my laptop to the beach and need to recharge the watch for a round today. Any idea if I can plug the watch directly into the wall (with an adapter) or is a laptop the only way to charge?

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  • 86020818602081 Members  2071WRX Points: 228Handicap: 10Posts: 2,071 Platinum Tees
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    You should always charge using an adapter, unless you're synchronizing with the computer..
    Charges faster..

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  • GolfCLTGolfCLT Members  7WRX Points: 13Handicap: 12Posts: 7 Bunkers
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    The same adapter I use for my iPhone?

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  • larrybudlarrybud Rochester Hills, MIMembers  11596WRX Points: 483Handicap: 3.4Posts: 11,596 Titanium Tees
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    Yes, any power converter designed for USB will work, although charging rates may vary. You just need the proper cable to plug into the garmin.
    Is Garmin still using the old Mini-usb rather than the micro-usb? I'm done with Garmin in all GPS related matters. Their screens are 10-15 year old technology, and the ones I've seen haven't updated their USB to micro so I end up having two different cables laying around.

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  • sheppy335sheppy335 TMAG Junkie Members  6491WRX Points: 195Handicap: 19Posts: 6,491 Titanium Tees
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    Yes any will work but the garmin one works the best

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    I drop the 2 iron or one of the other UDI's based on course.

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