USB stuff

Zane H. Healy healyzh at aracnet.com
Tue Sep 27 14:18:36 CDT 2005


> > I've seen an LED map light that plugs into and gets its power
> > from USB.  It seemed to work OK.
> 
> I am wonderign why you'd want that. Personally, I find a PSU easier to 
> move around than a computer. If it's for use in a car, I'll either use 
> the cigar lighter, or add a power output socket somewhere sane. 
> 
> I do curse IBM for not providing a +5V output on the printer port, though :-)
> 
> -tony
> 

I was about to provide a couple examples of why one might want this, only to
realize that they're both pretty silly.  Good question :^) 

Of course I've also seen USB fans...  The old saying about a fool and their
money comes to mind :^)

		Zane




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