Jackr
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Pi 3 A+ and USB

Wed May 01, 2019 1:02 am

2 funny questions...
1- Can I power the pi by the big usb port ? look like I can...
2- Can I have a second usb soldering cables somewhere ?

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rpdom
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Re: Pi 3 A+ and USB

Wed May 01, 2019 5:55 am

1. Yes, but it is not recommended as it bypasses the fuse.

2. No. There is only one USB port available on the Pi 3A+. The Pi B range adds more ports by having a USB Hub chip on the board (which also has the USB Ethernet controller built into it).

Jackr
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Re: Pi 3 A+ and USB

Wed May 01, 2019 1:52 pm

Thanks!

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