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5A Power Supply needed ?
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5A Power Supply needed ?

by chunkking on Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:32 pm

I plan on having a powered USB hub (with 5v 2A power supply) as part of my planned development system -will I need the 5v power supply that is included with the 1014 Starter Kit too?

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Re: 5A Power Supply needed ?

by tldr on Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:26 am

nope. but you'll want a usb a to micro b cable to power the pi from the hub.
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Re: 5A Power Supply needed ?

by adafruit_support_rick on Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:04 am

You might want to check to make sure your hub isn't on the RPi naughty list.

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Re: 5A Power Supply needed ?

by chunkking on Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:50 pm

ah, hah. Thank you for the heads up on the naughty list. i will look into that.
And thank you both for answering. It seemed like a silly question, but I've found the only silly question is the one you don't ask.

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