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So you used higher amperage on camera itself and no damage done to camera ? I am asking this stupid question because I've got email from support that says :
The camera will try to only draw 1 Amp but the charger will push the 2 Amps and will ruin the power supply and short out the battery.
If you connect the camera to a 5V/2A wall charger, the camera's power supply that tries to reduce the input of the charger will overload and cause damage to the camera by either shorting the battery and or even the internal components of the camera.
I was reading several articles about USB charging and all of them say that there is no push from chargers side. That's why I am looking for someone who was charging on higher amperage through the camera and got experiecne with that.
A 1A device means that, for a power supply at a certain voltage (5V for USB), the device will "ask" for 1A from the power supply.
For a 2A charger, it means the charger can supply up to 2A. However, the charger will only supply as much current as the device it's powering is asking for.
So, plugging a 1A device into a 2A charger will be fine. The device will only ask for 1A, and the charger will supply 1A.
Problem arise if you connect a 1A device in a 0.5A charger as the charger can only handle 0.5A and not 1A.
I hope this helps.
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