Tagged: power supply
September 25, 2014 at 13:33 #496
i just received the opi. I would like to put the opi next to my router and there is no usb port free.
What kind of power supply is possible for the opi? What are the specifications so I can look at the local hardware dealer for equipment?
September 25, 2014 at 13:35 #501
You can use a standard smart phone charger, 5V, 500mA minimum.
September 30, 2014 at 08:06 #534
There appears to be a power connector on the unit. What are the specs for that?
September 30, 2014 at 08:09 #539
These is as gpeacock noted a power connector as well that can be used.
Same spec for power as for USB, 5V min 500mA, center pin is positive.
If you take a look on the label on the backside, there is a note on this as well.
October 4, 2014 at 22:16 #581
Thanks for the info about the minimum being 5V, 500mA. My smart phone charger says 5V, 2A. Is that to much? I’m wondering the maximum so I don’t brick my OPI 🙂
October 5, 2014 at 08:59 #588
There is no upper limit. OPI will use only what it needs, thus the lower bound. 2A will be fine!
October 5, 2014 at 12:36 #592
Thank you for answering. I know the question may have seemed silly. I just wanted to make sure.
Thanks again for all your hard work and make sure you have a fantastic day!
October 15, 2014 at 16:49 #622
One suggestion: Add a “What’s Included” section to the OPI ordering page. I was preparing to order a USB plug A/C adapter and USB cable to power my OPI, but when I received the OPI I was happily surprised to find that a USB cable and Ethernet cable were included. So it might be helpful to note on the ordering page that the OPI comes with a USB cable and Ethernet cable.
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