FreeRunner Pricing and PVT update

Marcus Bauer marcus.bauer at
Mon Apr 14 12:57:08 CEST 2008

On Mon, 2008-04-14 at 12:36 +0200, Andreas Kemnade wrote:
> > It would be cool also if the Y-cable needed for powered usb host was
> > included. Since I understand that the cable is kind of custom, and that's
> > one of the highlights of the neo (being able to connect usb stuff directly
> > to it), I think it should be included.
> > 
> as far as I understand, the Y-cable was needed when you want to power your
> neo at the same time you want to connect an external device to it.
> So the cable is not needed if you just want to attach an usb device.

AFAIK the Freerunner provides only 100mA. If you want to connect an
external usb-powered harddrive you need another power source.

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