freerunner: charging and usb-host mutually exclusive?

Ivo Anjo knuckles at
Mon Mar 10 19:57:27 CET 2008

I think this is a very good observation.
If you want to connect a neo to some usb device(s) for long periods of
time it would be very important to be able to charge it (otherwise it
will just run dry very fast).

Anyone know if you can?


On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 12:03 AM, Brad Midgley <bmidgley at> wrote:
> Hey
>  My neo can run in host mode at the same time it's charging, using a Y
>  cable or a hardware hack (*).
>  Can this still be done with freerunner? It will provide power to a usb
>  slave so it may not be prepared to get juice in at the same time.
>  * eg
>  --
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