Q: How does USB hubs work? Re: Multiple USB Devices

Joe Pfeiffer jjpfeifferjr at comcast.net
Sat Feb 3 17:15:54 CET 2007

Harald Welte writes:
>> My understanding is that it will be USB On-The-Go, 
>No.  OTG is a complex specification, and it comprises way more than just
>a AB socket, but also electrical and software components which we cannot
>provide using the S3C2410.

Thanks for the correction.  This is interesting....  do I understand
you to mean that the NEO can behave as either a host or as a device
depending on how it's plugged in, without support OTG?

>All you need is a special Mini-B to regular-B cable, which you then can
>plug in the upstream port of any regular self-powered USB hub.    You
>can then use any (low-speed,full-speed) usb device on that hub. 
>But that normal hub will not charge the phone, though.
>FIC product development is looking in providing something that
>conveniently solves this problem.  I cannot say more than that at this
>point :)


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