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[aprssig] Can I run a GPS18 from the +5v on the USB cable ?

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Sat Apr 29 16:21:16 UTC 2006


vk4tec at tech-software.net wrote:
> Can I run a GPS18 from the +5v on the USB cable ?
>  
> What is USB supposed to be able to deliver in current ?

If you just steal power from the port without a data connection, about 
100mA.

If the device is recognized by Windows (i.e. Windows Plug-And-Play 
detects the device and a driver is enabled) up to 500mA.


 
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