Im thinking of building a Pine64 cluster
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2.4A is already over the design spec for USB-A if my memory is correct.

If you need 4x3A, you may be better off "homebrewing" something with a 5V15A regulated supply, 4 3A fuses and 4 "barrel plug" cables. Otherwise just use 4 "barrel plug" wall warts. There's no real advantage in using USB for this, IMHO.

USB-C is different, and was actually designed with high current in mind. But I have no idea what's available for that, or if it even makes sense to use it, because a lot of USB-C power is delivered at higher than 5V. I'm pretty sure none of the Pine devices can take advantage of this.
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RE: Im thinking of building a Pine64 cluster - by KC9UDX - 01-12-2024, 03:31 AM

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