[vcf-midatlantic] TVs installed!

Todd George todd.george at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 16:33:08 EDT 2016

Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:24:06 -0400
Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] TVs installed!

> You can steal USB power from the USB port :-)

Just as an FYI, I'd think most televisions probably supply 500mA or mabye 1
Amp on their USB ports.  Westinghouse doesn't seem to publish the power
capabilities of their USB ports (at least not at quick glance).  It looks
like most of the Raspberry Pi devices can probably function on a 1 Amp
feed, but that assumes nothing else is connected to the Pi.

Most of the USB power supplies marketed toward the Pi that I've seen out
there are providing 2.4A or so.

Something to keep in mind in case the Pi acts strange when powered from the

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