duzuike
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RJ45 port and Wifi dongle

Sat Feb 21, 2015 9:47 am

Hi,

Does a RJ45 port consume less power than a Wifi dongle ?

I have a TP-Link TL-WN823N dongle , but I don't know how much current it draws.

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Re: RJ45 port and Wifi dongle

Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:22 am

duzuike wrote:Hi,

Does a RJ45 port consume less power than a Wifi dongle ?

I have a TP-Link TL-WN823N dongle , but I don't know how much current it draws.
How much current does TP-Link quote ??

The RPI Ethernet Port is on the USB BUS using a Microchip LAN9514 and they provide documentation

http://www.microchip.com/wwwproducts/De ... ct=LAN9514
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