Current on Replacement Plug-In Class 2 Transformer


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Old 11-25-17, 10:57 AM
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Current on Replacement Plug-In Class 2 Transformer

I want to replace my faulty PLUG-IN Class 2 Transformer which has following specs :

Input : 120 / 60 Hz /5.5 W
Output : 15V 200 mA

My question : can I replace this with a replacement transformer which is rated 15V 2000mA ?
 
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Old 11-25-17, 11:02 AM
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Welcome to the forums.

The answer is yes and no.

If that 200ma transformer is being used as a charger for a device..... it may be sized specifically to deliver a set charging current. Charging that same device with a 2000ma supply could cause batteries to explode.

Tells us what it's being used on...... make and model.
 
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Old 11-25-17, 11:13 AM
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Hi Pjmax - yes, the transformer is used to charge battery of RYOBI 12V rechargeable battery pack.
 
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Old 11-25-17, 11:15 AM
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Then you must stay with a 200ma charger. That 200ma is the charging rate for the battery. A 2000ma charger would cause charger and battery damage.
 
 

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