Why Do The GO and GO Radio Use An AC Power Adaptor Instead Of Charging Via USB Connection?

This is to ensure that the GO/GO Radio charge quickly (approximately 1hr for a full charge) and give an incredible 18 hours of battery life after this extremely quick charging time.

With only 5W available over USB, charging a GO/GO Radio would take 5 times longer than with the supplied adaptor.

We could reduce battery capacity to compensate, but that would reduce playback time and there would also not be enough power left to charge your phone with the GO/GO Radio.

Where other manufacturers have chosen the route of convenience through USB charging, we chose the adaptor charging method to give excellent battery life, fast charging and enough battery capacity to charge a phone. 

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