Accidentally plugging iPod into iPad charger?

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories for iPAD 1, 2 and 3' started by MLimtiaco, May 6, 2010.

  1. RogueShadow3

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    Called Apple, they said charging my ipod with my ipad charger was fine. That was my belief when I saw the replacement ipad charger was compatable with ipods and phones. No where on their site does it say how many volts the ipad draws so I wanted to be sure.
     
  2. KevinJS

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    IDevices will draw what they need. I've been charging my iPhone using my iPad charger for a year with no ill effects.

    Sent from my iPad 4 HD mini
     
  3. mandapandalove

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    I been using my ipad charger for my iphone. And no problems.
     
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    I also charge my iPhone with my iPad charger and I've never had any problems.
     
  5. thewitt

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    The voltage is fixed for the charger. The amperage drawn by each device is controlled by its charging circuitry. You can use the iPad charger on iPod touch, iPhone and iPad as stated, without concern. You cannot over charge your device.
     
  6. andrewak

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    I've compared iPhone and iPad chargers (tech specs on them) - iPhone is written to have 5.0 volts but iPad is 5.1 - I do not believe iPad charger may destroy iPhone, but this difference is strange for me.
     
  7. thewitt

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    The difference is not electrically interesting.
     
  8. andrewak

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    Why not? Excuse my english.
     
  9. thewitt

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    It's simply not significant. The difference between 5.0 and 5.1 is just not enough to make any difference.
     
  10. col.bris

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    I have been charging iPhones , iPods and iPads from the ipad charger for 3 years ... It is not a problem.

    This thread is 2 years old but the response is the same
     

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