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 What is the function of an AC adapter?

Answer Many electronic devices, from computers to cell phones, get their power from alternating current (AC) adapters. The adapter conditions electrical power from the wall outlet, providing clean, regula... Read More »
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I bought a sesame street music player and it has a jack but no adapter. How do you know which 9 volt adapter to use for it?

Can I use a 9.5 volt adapter insead of a 12volt required adapter. Will it work?

If something you have requires 12 volts to operate , a 2.5 volt drop may be to much of a voltage drop, depending upon what your talking about. If you have access to the manual of the device , look ... Read More »
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Can you use a 3.7v ac adapter for a digital camera that recommends a 4.3v adapter?

NO! It will fry your device. Use same V and possibly higher amp rated adapter.
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Will a 5V 2.5A adapter damage a device that requires a 6V 2A adapter?

No, underpowering will not "power" the device, it will not run. You must get an adapter that is 6V and (2A or higher) will be ok as well.
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