Current Draw on the zero

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sandog
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Current Draw on the zero

Post by sandog » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:00 am

How much power does the GBZ draw? Gonna wire a disconnect on my batteries so I need to get the proper wire and connectors.

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Re: Current Draw on the zero

Post by tinkerBOY » Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:03 pm

Just to give you an idea on how much power a typical GBZ draws from a 5v source:
- pi zero w consumes around 180mA with bluetooth and wifi on.
- Gearbest screen consumes around 300mA.
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