USB host successes (good to have)
michael at openmoko.org
Wed Sep 10 04:42:59 CEST 2008
Michele Renda wrote:
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> 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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