Re: Powering a Raspberry Pi, Model B

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>> The Raspberry Pi is powered via a Micro USB plug/socket. Many in-line
>> 5V power supplies or those integrated into a 13A plug end in a
>> standard 2.5mm power plug. A cable that converts from a 2.5mm power
>> plug to micro USB would be required - are cables made to do this?
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> We couldn't find any so we now mnufacture some including one with an
> ON/OFF
> switch.
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> 2.1mm DC socket to microUSB plug
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> 2.1mm DC socket to microUSB plug with switch
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> Not the most common way of powering a Pi but very useful if you want to
> power other items like a small LCD at 5V as you can then use a Splitter
> cable and run everying off of one PSU
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> Or if using Spare wires or Proper Power Over Ethernet:
> Power over Ethernet Splitter with 2.1mm jack plug to microUSB cable
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> POE (Spare wires) Injector and Splitter adaptors with microUSB cable
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>> The
>> micro USB plug is extremely tiny and although the R-Pi takes little
>> power it surely must be near its current limit.
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> IIRC the spec is 1.4Amps as the on board fuse is 1AMP you have spare
> headroom.
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>> Alternatively the board can be powered via a powered USB hub. Is this
>> what most users do?
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> Some HUBS follow the USB spec and limit USB power out to 0.5A
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> we have just a few PSU & power cable options!
>  Raspberry Pi: PSUs and Power Cables
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> Power over ethernet is under networking:
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 Raspberry Pi: PSUs and Power Cables
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Power over ethernet is under networking:
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James Harris (ae)
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Thanks for looking and taking the time to reply
Did the two above not work for you?
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They work for me. If they don't for you then please let me know which browser you are using.
May be it'd be best to reply via email.
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It doesn't matter. The comment was just due to seeing the following.
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