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# dc volts and mA Adapters

Hi everyone, My baby monitor charger/adapter broke and I need a new charger but before going to get a new one, I wanted to try ones which are just taking space at my home. Having no knowledge in this field I would like to request help/assistance from HUKD

Available adapters: 12 V or 5V with different mA powers (I dont know whether I should look for exact mAs or exact output voltage)

Thanks.

you need a adaptor that will output 6v and supply a current equal to or greater then 300mA

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unimatrix0

you need a adaptor that will output 6v and supply a current equal to or … you need a adaptor that will output 6v and supply a current equal to or greater then 300mA

Hi and thanks for your reply. I forgot to mention that I have adapters but of different voltage and mAs (post edited). Question is does it has to be of equal mA and output voltage or would it make any difference if I manage to get an output voltage of 6V but greater than or less than 300mA?

You need 6v. More or less might damage the device, some devices will work with a range of voltages, but unless it is stated stick with the correct voltage.

Current can be greater than 300ma, device should only draw what it needs but the higher the current output from the adaptor the more dangerous it is if there is a problem with the device. Less than 300ma and the device might not have enough power to work properly.

Please don't risk using the wrong one, it's your child we're talking about here, imagine If something was to go wrong you would never be able to forgive yourself.

Cfcb

You need 6v. More or less might damage the device, some devices will work … You need 6v. More or less might damage the device, some devices will work with a range of voltages, but unless it is stated stick with the correct voltage.Current can be greater than 300ma, device should only draw what it needs but the higher the current output from the adaptor the more dangerous it is if there is a problem with the device. Less than 300ma and the device might not have enough power to work properly.

​Also the polarity (+ and -) need to be correct.

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Cfcb

You need 6v. More or less might damage the device, some devices will work … You need 6v. More or less might damage the device, some devices will work with a range of voltages, but unless it is stated stick with the correct voltage.Current can be greater than 300ma, device should only draw what it needs but the higher the current output from the adaptor the more dangerous it is if there is a problem with the device. Less than 300ma and the device might not have enough power to work properly.

thx

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Dyslexic_Dog

Please don't risk using the wrong one, it's your child we're talking … Please don't risk using the wrong one, it's your child we're talking about here, imagine If something was to go wrong you would never be able to forgive yourself.

thx I will get a new one.

What's output on the 5v one if it's not a huge differnce than orginal it will be fjne if it works