USB host successes (good to have)

Michael Shiloh michael at
Wed Sep 10 04:42:59 CEST 2008

Michele Renda wrote:
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> Hello
> I want to share something that I found in a shop:
> With it I could use the shipped cable (Usb to Micro Usb) to attach a
> pendrive to my FR and to get my FR running.
> It cost around 1.50 euro, and it seem to be cheap to me. The good think
> is that it permit to use the provided cable and to don't risk to brak
> the micro usb part inside the FR.
> What do you think about it?

Would be nice if they actually showed the connector from the business 
end, so we can see what it's like.

I presume it's what we call a USB Type A Female to Female Gender 
Changer, like this one:

Yes, that should allow you to connect a random USB device that is 
typically attached to a computer, to the end of the USB cable that came 
with your FreeRunner.

With this adapter your USB pendrive would be powered by the FreeRunner, 
which is what you want.


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