The Nokia CR-201 mystery continues

by Volker Weber

ZZ5DF8F414

Nokia sent me a new Wireless Charging Car Holder CR-201. Remember, the old CR-200 no longer worked with the Lumia 930. I unpacked the box, and it looked exactly the same. Exactly. The. Same. It even had a CR-200 sticker underneath.

This was clearly a mistake. A CR-200 in a CR-201 box. But before I called, I compared the old CR-200 and the new CR-200 very carefully. And I did find a difference:

ZZ15A7EF26

There is a small cut-out in the pads that hold the phone. This is how it avoids pushing the camera button. And it appears to be the only difference. I hope that Nokia thought about offering replacement pads for customers which complain their CR-200 no longer fits. And if they haven't, it is clearly a DIY project, as you now know what the pads should look like.

Is this fix satisfactory? I am afraid not. Even with the cutout, it still pushes on one end of the 930 photo button. I will have to scrape off more material.

Comments

Das ist ja mal pragmatisch gelöst 😐

Hubert Stettner, 2014-07-24 15:47

Hi,

another question: On amazon, there are a coulple of poeple complainging that the cr 201 doesnt deliver enough power to charge phones with activ navigation.

What is your experience with that?

Johannes Matzke, 2014-07-29 18:51

I have not run into this problem. However, my longest ride was four hours and I always start with a full battery. Lots of wireless chargers.

Volker Weber, 2014-07-30 04:49

Recent comments

Jochen Kattoll on Google veröffentlicht Riesen-Patch-Paket für Android at 18:23
Volker Weber on Google veröffentlicht Riesen-Patch-Paket für Android at 18:15
Jochen Kattoll on Google veröffentlicht Riesen-Patch-Paket für Android at 18:13
Horia Stanescu on Google veröffentlicht Riesen-Patch-Paket für Android at 17:25
Volker Weber on Your questions about the AirPods at 17:11
Jerome Rauch on Your questions about the AirPods at 17:04
Jerome Rauch on Controlling your music from your Apple Watch at 17:02
Sven Semel on Was ich von Frau Brandlinger gelernt habe at 17:02
Roland Dressler on Was ich von Frau Brandlinger gelernt habe at 15:40
Thomas Einwaller on Your questions about the AirPods at 13:06
Stefanie Wörtche on Was ich von Frau Brandlinger gelernt habe at 12:25
Daniel Meyer on Your questions about the AirPods at 11:35
Mathias Ziolo on This is your AirPod control at 09:38
Volker Weber on This is your AirPod control at 09:16
Mathias Ziolo on This is your AirPod control at 09:09
Lars Berntrop-Bos on Was ich von Frau Brandlinger gelernt habe at 09:02
Chris Frei on Yolocaust at 08:45
Daniel Meyer on This is your AirPod control at 08:36
Karl Heindel on This is your AirPod control at 08:17
Tobias Vogel on Billboard: New Sonos CEO Patrick Spence Looking Ahead at 07:47
Daniel Meyer on This is your AirPod control at 07:08
Daniel Meyer on This is your AirPod control at 07:02
Volker Weber on Surface Pro 4 :: JustWrite at 23:50
Haiko Hebig on Surface Pro 4 :: JustWrite at 22:48
Volker Weber on Was ich von Frau Brandlinger gelernt habe at 22:39

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.

vowe

Contact
Publications
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter ello  instagram

Local time is 02:48

visitors.gif