Can I use 2nd laptop USB to power Prop Demo Board?
I’m a newbie, so beg pardon if this is a dumb question.
As I’m learning/developing with the Propeller Demo Board, I’m always hooked up to my laptop via USB. I also have to carry around a battery pack to power the Demo Board. The laptop has unused USB ports which can provide 5+ VDC and (according to specs) no more than 2 Amps.
Can I cannibalize an old USB cable, solder on a barrel plug, and use it to power the Demo Board?
My only 5 VDC usage is for a single servo.
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