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simple pic using usb interface power

Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:27 pm
by duncan
I am curious why add the power supply when you can use the 5 volts off of the usb port to power the circuit?

Re: simple pic using usb interface power

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:57 am
by ThePyroElectro
duncan wrote:I am curious why add the power supply when you can use the 5 volts off of the usb port to power the circuit?


Hi. No reason in particular.

Feel free to modify the design to run off of the +5v from the USB, it definitely can.