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Raspberry Pi 2 power supply question

Discussion in 'Power Supplies' started by scamper, May 9, 2015.

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    I have just bought a new Raspberry Pi 2 and it requires around 5v @ 1.5a.
    I have a Samsung phone charger that is rated at 2a. Can I use this?
    Or are usb chargers like old school battery chargers and vary the voltage as the charge level increases?

    I don't want to damage it before I even get to use it.
     
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    It's good to use. USB power supplies are regulated unlike lead acid battery chargers for cars.
     
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    Thanks Alan, I expected they would be, but you can never be too careful with electronics :)
     

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