USB Stuff

Tony Duell ard at
Wed Sep 28 18:01:50 CDT 2005

> Re: "I've seen an LED map light that plugs into and gets its power from USB.
> It seemed to work OK."
> That's nothing.  Computer Geeks is selling a motorized USB "Aquarium" .... a
> clear plastic "tank" in which motorized fish (or perhaps just a mural of
> fish) move, powered from a USB port.

Whule I can see the point of taking power from the computer for an 
interface converter, keyboard, mouse, something like that, wouldn't it be 
simpler if devices like the aquarium, light, etc had their own mains 
adapters? Or is a computer now regarded as simpler than a 5V PSU?


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