How to Make an Orange Pi Power Adapter




Introduction: How to Make an Orange Pi Power Adapter

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I got a $20 orange pi from here, which was a very good deal even without a cord, i didn't realize that it didn't come with a power cord, so i made one.

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Step 1: I Wanted a USB Connector, So That's What I Made

The plug on the pi is a 5mm plug and i wanted a USB plug

Step 2: Find a 5mm Plug and a Female Usb Port

Solder the two together 5v to 5v and gnd to gnd. MAKE SURE THE POLARITY IS RIGHT!!!!!

Step 3: Connect It Up and Your Done

Your orange pi should boot up no problem

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    3 years ago

    Nice one, but does your USB hub supply 2amp for the Orange pi?


    Reply 3 years ago

    Yes it does