Technical question about iPad charger

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    I see that the iPad charging block is rated for 5.1v 2.1A output. I have an extra cord from my old iPod and a generic charging block rated at 4.2v 200mA output. Can I use this generic charging block as an extra or will it be too grossly under rated?

    Thanks, Dan
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    Typically, any other Apple charger will trickle charge the iPad very slowly and the iPad will indicate this by displaying a 'Not Charging' message to alert you to the fact.

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    Ok, thank you Tim.

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