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I have a "Raspberry Pi 3 Model B UK" and I have an adapter with 5V-3A.

Can I use this adapter for this device?

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    Yes, that will work. Why are you unsure? Sep 19 '16 at 19:43
  • @SteveRobillard In raspberry pi site, Recommended POWER REQUIREMENTS is 2.5A.
    – M. Rostami
    Sep 19 '16 at 19:59
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    I think if you read it suggests at least a 2.5 amp supply. Second the Pi will only draw as much current as it needs, the 2.5 Amp recommendation is based on somewhat of a worse case scenario (i.e., unpowered external drives, wifi dongles etc.). Sep 19 '16 at 20:07
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    Best to do a test yourself witha a multimeter to make sure the adaptor is putting out at least 4.8V - some aftermarket adaptors are notiously bad. But the 3A suggests you've made a good purchase
    – dbmitch
    Sep 19 '16 at 20:18
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According to Question's comments, Adapter with 3A in output made a good purchase and it's worked.

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  • Amy recommendation? That would be great.
    – Tico
    Oct 23 '16 at 5:29

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