XO-3 Announcement?

Benjamin M. Schwartz bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Tue Jan 10 22:55:54 EST 2012

On 01/10/2012 06:28 PM, Richard A. Smith wrote:
> In case you missed my previous comment on 1.75 on devel@ the maximum 
> runtime power draw of the 1.75 is 5W. (Not including the extra 5W you 
> can draw from the USB port.)
> One difference between the XO-1.75 and XO-3 is that the XO-3 can _also_ 
> be powered by USB On-The-Go (OTG).

Cool.  This will allow some slightly insane but also possibly useful power
chaining.  For example, it might be a reasonable backup for when a child's
power brick breaks.

Obviously chains longer than 2 are an iffy proposition ... but might be
worth testing just to make sure they don't crash and/or burn.


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