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Yoto Mini Smart CableUpdated 16 hours ago


What is the Yoto Mini Smart Cable?

The Yoto Mini Smart Cable works like a regular USB-C cable, with additional ‘smart’ functionality to regulate the power delivered to your Yoto Mini and help ensure safe charging at all times.

Less time waiting to play — The new Smart Cable uses a faster charging protocol, which means your Mini will be charged at 2x the normal charging speed when used with any power adapter rated 5W or higher. 

Smarter, safer charging — Inside the Smart Cable is a small chip which communicates with the Yoto Mini. This keeps the battery charge within safe limits – and minimizes the risk of overheating.

Clearer visual cues — When connected to a Yoto Mini and charging as normal, the Smart Cable LED will be lit up. If the cable needs to stop charging for any reason, the LED will blink, and a notice will appear on the Yoto Mini screen if necessary.


FAQs

How do I know if my Yoto Mini is affected, and I need to use a Smart Cable?

All Yoto Mini's manufactured between 2021 and 2023 must be charged with a Yoto Mini Smart Cable. 

Yoto Mini (2024 Edition) has a 14-digit SKU number that ends with a dash H or a Dash U or starts with 9FE and higher. 

Can I use this Yoto Mini Smart Cable with my Yoto Player (3rd Generation)?

No, we recommend that the Yoto Mini Smart Cable is used only with your Yoto Mini.

Will the Yoto Mini Smart Cable work with any USB-A power adapter?

Yes, the smart charging cable will work with any USB-A power adapter with an output power rating of 5V/1A (5W) or greater.

Can I use a normal USB-A power bank with the Yoto Mini Smart Cable?

Yes, the smart charging cable should work with any standard USB-A power bank with an output power rating of 5V/1A (5W) or greater.

Is it safe for my child to use the Yoto Mini Smart Cable to charge their Yoto Mini?

No, as with any electronic device, chargers should only be handled by an adult and your Yoto Mini should be charged out of reach of children.

Can I use the Yoto Mini Smart Cable with other devices in my home?

We recommend that the Yoto Mini Smart Cable is used only with your Yoto Mini to provide the best level of charge. It will not damage other devices, but it may not charge them properly.


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