What are people using for USB C charger for Sonos Move?



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Finally, it works! Someone earlier recommend a number of power solutions (thank you for sharing), and the one that I can confirm is the Samsung Samsung 45W USB-C Super Fast Charging Wall Charger - White (US Version with Warranty) (EP-TA845XWEGUS). Reasonably priced today at Amazon for $39.64 and that includes the cable. Just plug it in, either starting from an off or an on state, and it really works. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07VG9JZVG/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

If I were you, Sonos, I’d buy these up and stick your label on them instead of making your community go through such trial and error to find a solution that simply works.

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Below are components I use to charge my Move.  1 and 2 via electrical outlet. 2 and 3 outdoors for power boost before the battery drains.

  1. Wall Plug
  2. USB-C Cable
  3. Portable Power Brick

The portable power brick link doesn't work anymore could you please post the name of your power brick?

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Finally, it works! Someone earlier recommend a number of power solutions (thank you for sharing), and the one that I can confirm is the Samsung Samsung 45W USB-C Super Fast Charging Wall Charger - White (US Version with Warranty) (EP-TA845XWEGUS). Reasonably priced today at Amazon for $39.64 and that includes the cable. Just plug it in, either starting from an off or an on state, and it really works. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07VG9JZVG/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

If I were you, Sonos, I’d buy these up and stick your label on them instead of making your community go through such trial and error to find a solution that simply works.

I second this Sonos needs to sell a type c power brick/cord combo for the move. Also an alterative base that can be plugged in with USB type c. Just to stream line things

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Sonos forgot to tell Move users about charging without the base!!!: The charger must provide 45 watts through the USB-C… otherwise it will not charge.  This fact is found NOWHERE in Sonos’ instructions, and barely findable in troubleshooting.  I ordered a Samsung 45 watt USB-C charger from Amazon; it charges now.

The support page for this can be found here if anyone else needs a look-see 

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If anyone is looking for car chargers and or portable battery packs that can charge the Sonos Move these have the stats to do the trick. 

Car Chargers

https://www.amazon.com/Nekteck-Certified-Charger-Delivery-Included/dp/B075WQQG7C

https://www.amazon.com/Charger-QualComm-Compatible-MacBook-Chromebook/dp/B07JJJ911R

*Car Chargers that may work* (Will be testing this one)

https://www.amazon.com/SAMSUNG-Super-Charger-Ports-EP-L5300XBEGWW/dp/B089RD7F71

Portable Charger

https://www.newegg.com/p/359-00E1-00074

https://www.ipoweradd.com/prod_view.aspx?TypeId=10&Id=464&Fid=t3:10:3

The Samsung charger works for me, and it looks like they dropped the price today by $10 since I bought it to only $29.95 - https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-USB-C-Super-Charging-Charger/dp/B07VG9JZVG/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Samsung+45W+USB-C+Super+Fast+Charging+Wall+Charger+-+White+%28US+Version+with+Warranty%29+%28EP-TA845XWEGUS%29&qid=1611334240&sr=8-1

Folks just a quick note that may be helpful if like me you find yourself in this thread looking for that ISB C charger solution for your Move.

 

Both the below are working for me in the UK and charging my Move successfully:

I am using the following Aukey charger:

AUKEY USB C Charger 56.5W 2-Port Fast Charger with Power Delivery 3.0, USB C Wall Charger with Foldable Plug, PD Charger for MacBook Air, iPad Pro, iPhone SE, Google Pixel https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07CPLRTSJ/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_fabc_ejGdGb5XGMYK3?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
 

I am using the following Anker cable 

Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-C 2.0 Cable (6ft/1.8m) Durable Charging Cable, USB-IF Certified for Galaxy S8/S8+/S9/S10/Google Pixel/Nexus 6P/Huawei MateBook/MacBook/iPad Pro 2018 &More(Black) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B071WNXY1R/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_fabc_adGdGbTGYM54D?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

Good luck.

 

I’m having no luck with a 61W MacBook charger. Image attached. I tried the unplugging on both ends suggestion several times.
 

Also, just a basic electrical question, but why doesn’t a smaller charger still work but just charge the Move more slowly? With other devices, say I charge an iPad with an iPhone charger, or a MacBook Pro with an Air charger, it still charges, just more slowly. Trickle charging. Just curious why that doesn’t work for this device. 

 

I’ve just tested my UK 61W Apple USB-C charger and it works fine charging my Move.  My charger model number is A1718.

I’m wondering how much time you’ve given these charger to work? I’m not sure (and I mean that literally) that Sonos knows/cares what kind of charger is connected, as long as it matches the minimum input voltage and amperage. It might be slower than their own charger, but I’d think electricity is electricity.

Seriously? Let me explain that I tried each and every one of these devices here in this link - and not a single one charges the sonos AT ALL. So i’m afraid your “electricity is electricity” is a little too simplistic here. Clearly Sonos have decided that only “special” electricity is enough - which is exactly the opposite of the point of Power Delivery USB-C charging specs! 

 

I bought the AUKEY Focus 60W PD 3.0 Charger on Amazon for $20. Charges my Move pretty fast. No problems. 

I was able to charge my Move with the unit below (Amazon US).  It charged quickly without issue.  The wire that comes with seems to work well.  I tried to use one of the E-Marker-Chip wires and didn’t get anything to work.  The wire in the box works well for me.

 

This plug WORKS as of 7/23/2021:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07D64QLQ1/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

 

 

 

 

I recently bought the Sonos Move and wanted a USB charger for it. After doing a bit of research I bought this charger from a company called 'UGreen' - GaN X 65W and it has 2 PD ports on it. It works perfectly with the speaker. I'd suggest any one who is still looking out for one to go ahead with this one.

 

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This works perfectly: 

https://www.amazon.com/Nekteck-Charger-Foldable-Charging-Compatible/dp/B08786SHXV/ref=cm_cr_srp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8

 

My review on the product page: 

It charged my Sonos Move speaker from 50% to 100% in a little over an hour. Absolutely perfect!

The Sonos Move suffers from a fatal flaw (literally) -- the charger base is permanently wired to the charger, which means the connector will bend and eventually, inevitably, fail. Boo, Sonos! This charger fixes that problem, and is smaller and easier to travel with than the Sonos charger base. It's a travel charger for now, but when (not "if") the Sonos base fails, this will be my 24/7 home charger.

Minor quibble: it really needs a second, standard USB port (or even two). If it had that port, I could probably pack one less charger when I travel. Oh well.

Finally, it works! Someone earlier recommend a number of power solutions (thank you for sharing), and the one that I can confirm is the Samsung Samsung 45W USB-C Super Fast Charging Wall Charger - White (US Version with Warranty) (EP-TA845XWEGUS). Reasonably priced today at Amazon for $39.64 and that includes the cable. Just plug it in, either starting from an off or an on state, and it really works. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07VG9JZVG/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

If I were you, Sonos, I’d buy these up and stick your label on them instead of making your community go through such trial and error to find a solution that simply works.

I’ve tried several chargers that are said to work, including above and no luck. Wondering if there might be a firmware update needed?

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