Uwe Klein wiederling at
Fri Aug 29 16:00:40 CEST 2008

On 8/29/08, Andy Green <andy at> wrote:

> Fair enough, I could tell you it won't survive 12V on USB port.  Nor
>  will any other USB device I heard of, I think it is OK.

There are these nice little (Zehner) diodes that are designed
to fail into a shorted mode.
TransZorb, TranSil ....
Gives protection against overvoltage and inverted supply.


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