Kindle mains charger.

  muddypaws 14:06 18 Nov 2011
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Does anyone have the Amazon mains charger for the Kindle? I have just purchased one from 7dayShop that they say is for the Kindle and the output is shown as 5V. 1 amp. I have read somewhere that it should be 500 mili amps or 300, I can't remember which and cannot find the source where I read it. Been through the web handbook with no luck Would appreciate, before I use it, if anyone can tell me what output is recommended. Thanks.

  onthelimit1 14:49 18 Nov 2011

My Amazon mains adaptor states an output of 5.0V and 0.85 mA. That 0.85 is its rated output - the kindle will draw less than that - particularly as the battery gets closer to full charge. The stated O/P of 1.0mA should be fine.

  muddypaws 15:36 18 Nov 2011

onthelimit1 Thanks for that.

  wiz-king 18:29 18 Nov 2011

0.85 mA would be a very slow trickle charge!! I think you mean 0.85 A.

  onthelimit1 10:09 19 Nov 2011
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wiz-king Dead right - shouldn't trust the varifoculs!

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