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I have an electrical puzzle

  1. Jul 24, 2011 #1
    I have a battery that I was hoping to use to power my dvd player however it says that the battery is 12volts at 3amps and my dvd player says it is 12 volts at one amp can I successfully use this battery which is 12 volts at 3 amps to power a dvd player that says 12 volts at 1 amp any help is appreciated thank you!!!!
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  3. Jul 24, 2011 #2


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    The battery will supply the current required by your dvd load (1amp) but is capable of providing up to 3amps for other applications. Go for it.
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