Old 02-15-2010, 07:33 PM
davidkneiber davidkneiber is offline
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Default Using a High output charge

Just wondering if using a higher current charger would damage the player. Like 1000mah instead of the 500mah provided by usb.

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Old 02-15-2010, 09:14 PM
saratoga saratoga is offline
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The clip always charges at about a max of 250 mA (IIRC), so it won't matter as long as the charge provides the right voltage.

BTW, the unit is "mA" not "mah". "mah" is battery capacity not current.
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:26 AM
Mikerman Mikerman is offline
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The Clip just takes what it needs, and so a higher mA is fine.
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Old 02-24-2010, 02:58 AM
J_C J_C is offline
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A higher current charger is a good idea, because when ran at a lower fraction of total capable output power it is less likely to suffer heat stress/failure, especially when talking about some of the $4 specials out there which are a bit crudely designed and optimistically rated.
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