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Pegasus Power Box to 5v USB Hub

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#1 jonkjon

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Posted 12 February 2024 - 04:58 PM

I have a Pegasus Power Box micro and a 4 port Startech hub which requires a 5v power supply. Any issues powering the USB hub from the auxiliary power port of the PPBM at 5V?

 

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Posted 12 February 2024 - 10:09 PM

Specs say the adjustable output (3,5,7,8,9,12v) will supply 3 amps.

 

That may only be sufficient to power one 'appliance' plugged into the hub.



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Posted 13 February 2024 - 09:15 AM

Thanks for the reply. That's better than the AC adapter which comes with the hub which is rated for 2A. I would never come close to drawing even 2A in my use case so I feel comfortable there wouldn't be and overdraw of current on the hub. The only devices I have to power from the hub are the ZWO guide camera and EAF.
 

I do have an available 12v output on the quad so I may just use a 5V buck converter instead.

 

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