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USB Power Lead

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Take power from a PC with this handy USB lead. The lead is 1m long and has pre tinned red and black wires which connect to the 5V pins on the USB plug.

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Take power from a PC with this handy USB lead. The lead is 1m long and has pre tinned red and black wires which connect to the 5V pins on the USB plug. The USB standard allows peripherals to draw 100mA each, which is enough to power an LED or most simple circuits.

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Questions:

Posted by Ned, Wednesday, 1 February 2017 on product USB Power Lead

Question:

Powering 8 leds, would it be possible to plug this usb cable into the mains wall adaptors that you get for phone chargers, etc?

Answers:

  • Posted by Michael Lockhart on Wednesday, 1 February 2017

    Hi , This USB cable could be used with a USB wall socket, you would just need to make sure that the resistor used would be suitable for the LED’s.

Posted by Lukeabbottluke, Friday, 6 January 2017 on product USB Power Lead

Question:

would this be able to power the FM radio kit instead of the 3 batteries?

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Posted by Arda, Thursday, 15 December 2016 on product USB Power Lead

Question:

Can i use this for High Power Amp Kit instead of Jack lead or iPod/ iPhone lead

Answers:

  • Posted by Michael Lockhart on Thursday, 15 December 2016

    Hi, unfortunately you wouldn’t be able to use this as an output on the high powered amp kit as it doesn’t support audio signals.

Posted by Josh, Monday, 24 October 2016 on product USB Power Lead

Question:

Can this be used to power a circuit with a PICAXE? If so, would a resistor be needed?

Answers:

  • Posted by Rob Haywood on Monday, 24 October 2016

    Hi Josh,

    PICAXE needs between 3V and 5.5V so this would power the circuit without the need of a resistor.

Posted by Tunde, Friday, 9 September 2016 on product USB Power Lead

Question:

Can this lead be used to power a small strip of your LED strip (max 3)

Answers:

  • Posted by Michael Lockhart on Friday, 9 September 2016

    Hello, the LED strip requires a forward voltage of 12V’s, a USB lead will provide 5V’s, so unfortunately the forward current wouldn’t be high enough to power the strip.

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