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[Q] Max Nexus 5 USB OTG Current Output?

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31st March 2014, 05:26 PM   |  #1  
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Hi everybody,

Just wondering what is the max current that can outputtedfrom the nexus 5 USB port before I need to power up my otg appliance externally.
The thing is that I ordered an OTG cable and I want to connect to it regular USB 2.0 Hub.
31st March 2014, 06:14 PM   |  #2  
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I don't know the answer. I know its not enough for a mechanical drive but I can "power" my usb hub. Its not one that takes an additional power source. I can drive keyboard, mouse and (I think) 2x flash simultaneously.

I say I think, I'm confident I tested 2 flash devices but I am 100% positive I tested 1.

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31st March 2014, 06:51 PM   |  #3  
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Thanks for the replay.
My goal is to connect in the same time a Slimport,keyboard,and a mouse (Or a game controller instead of a keyboard and a mouse) while the Slimport has the option to connect to it a micro usb for power if that is needed.

Can someone confirm it will work?
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You can't use both otg and slimport at the same time

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It has been tested?
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I have tested it. With slimport connected the micro USB socket on the slimport adapter can only be used for charging.

I had a similar idea to use both slimport and otg to get fpse(ps1 emulator) on the big screen and use my Xbox 360 pad to control it.
But it doesn't work

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---------- Post added at 07:02 PM ---------- Previous post was at 07:00 PM ----------

The other plan was to use xbmc for android with an external hard drive for a semi portable media center but the drive doesn't Mount when plugged in as well as the slimport adapter

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