Power for USB Host

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Mon Jan 22 09:47:45 CET 2007

On Sun, 2007-01-21 at 06:44 -0700, Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> Mikko Rauhala writes:
> >la, 2007-01-20 kello 23:25 -0700, Joe Pfeiffer kirjoitti:
> >> Simon writes:
> >> >keep in mind, you'll only get USB 1.1 speeds :(
> >> 
> >> Unfortunate, but I'll take it.  Actually, I'm curious as to why that
> >> decision was made...  but I'll take it.
> >
> >It's been mentioned here before; the SoC handles the USB, and it's only
> >capable of 1.1. As to why not a spiffier SoC, well, I just assume
> >keeping the costs reasonable has something to do with it :]
> Ah, I'd missed that earlier comment.  Having built a couple of devices
> around ST7 microes before (which also only supports 1.1), I should
> have anticipated it.

Would one of you take the lead in documenting this topic on the wiki
hardware section?



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