Screen flicker with USB-C charging
Hey all,

I have been having some issues with charging my device through the USB-C port. I read through some other posts on USB-C charging and haven't come across anything that's exactly like my issue so I decided to start a new thread in the hopes that someone can shed some light on the issue.

Up until this point, I've been using a USB-C charger that came with my cell phone to charge up my device.
It's output reads 5V=2A OR 4.5V=5A OR 5V=4.5A

I recently bought a new charger for my other laptop. It's an Anker 60W rapid charger.
The output reads 5V=3A OR 9V=3A OR 15V=3A OR 20V=3A

When I plug in the Anker charger, the screen flickers and the charger indicator goes in and out as if the charger is being unplugged and plugged back in rapidly. Then the system goes into standby.

Would someone be able to explain why this is happening? I'm guessing it has something to do with the 3A output not being compatible with the PBP USB-C port? But would love some more clarity from some people with more expertise in the community. And who knows, maybe it'll help others with similar charger issues??

As a follow up question, the device is clearly not usable with the Anker charger plugged in, but will I damage my device by using the Anker charger while the device is powered off?

If there is any other info I can provide to help answer the question, please let me know.
Thanks in advance to all the Piners out there for the assistance.


Messages In This Thread
Screen flicker with USB-C charging - by bchenlee609 - 12-21-2020, 08:05 PM
RE: Screen flicker with USB-C charging - by DrYak - 01-03-2021, 05:08 PM

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