pangren
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Power Required for Raspberry Pi2

Fri Jun 05, 2015 6:50 am

Hi, I have owned a Raspberry pi model B before and I want to upgrade to a Pi 2. I just want to know if I can run it without using a powered usb hub.

My power requirements are just a WiFi Dongle, and a portable 2.5" HDD. Usage, wise, basically I'll be running openelec and playing movies from the HDD.

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Re: Power Required for Raspberry Pi2

Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:22 am

pangren wrote:Hi, I have owned a Raspberry pi model B before and I want to upgrade to a Pi 2. I just want to know if I can run it without using a powered usb hub.

My power requirements are just a WiFi Dongle, and a portable 2.5" HDD. Usage, wise, basically I'll be running openelec and playing movies from the HDD.
You will need a decent good quality PSU 5V2A and increase the USB amps to ditch the HUB.

This applies to B+ & 2B

https://projects.drogon.net/testing-set ... berry-pi-b

http://swag.raspberrypi.org/collections ... wer-supply
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