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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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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

9 years ago

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...