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Will this overpower my device since usb outputs 5V? Answered

In this intractable: https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Solar-USB-charger-simple/ Will this overpower my device since usb outputs 5V?

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bomberman3Best Answer (author)2009-07-14

It might. To be safe I would get a 5V 500 ma (the output of USB) voltage regulator. Feel free to ask any more questions.

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aarone (author)2009-07-14

What device do you have? If it follows the USB standard, it probably includes some sort of protection from that kind of things, especially if it's designed to use USB...

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