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I can't belive I'm asking this, but; can I supply the Arduino with an external adapter of say 1 ampere, and then connect something to the Arduino that draws 1A, or do I need to wire a separate power supply to that device only, and then share grounds?
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Separate!

You can use the same supply but don't supply power from the Arduino, supply it directly from the power supply. And do connect the grounds.

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Thank you RC!
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