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Hiker
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Is a 2.4amp charger ok to use?

I'm trying to find a car charger for my Hero 6 and most of what is out there is over 2amps.  The higher quality dual-port chargers are 2.4amps per port, and this is over the 1.0 to 2.0 amp recommendation in the GoPro manual.  I even called support and they said 2.0amps max, but then I don't know how much I trust the guy in India to really give me accurate information.

 

Is there really any risk of using 2.4 amps?  Won't it only draw as much current as it actually needs?

 

Thanks,

-Brian


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Backpacker
Posts: 946

Re: Is a 2.4amp charger ok to use?

the GoPro/battery will only draw as much current as it needs, so using a higher output ampage isn't an issue

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Backpacker
Posts: 946

Re: Is a 2.4amp charger ok to use?

the GoPro/battery will only draw as much current as it needs, so using a higher output ampage isn't an issue