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light for 84
« on: October 02, 2011, 01:09:27 pm »
How can i make an attachable light for either my I/O port or my usb port?
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Re: light for 84
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2011, 01:49:48 pm »
use an USB flashlight and USB8x.
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Re: light for 84
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2011, 01:51:19 pm »
Won't that only work while in the program though?
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Re: light for 84
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2011, 02:00:27 pm »
when you use the USB8x BASIC interface, it'll stay on untill you let th usb port do something else.
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Re: light for 84
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2011, 02:01:55 pm »
thx.
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Re: light for 84
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2011, 03:47:52 am »
You can also make this:
.----|<----[1k]--- vcc
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.----------------- GND

Plug it in the I/O port. (vcc is the tip or the ring and GND is the sleeve of the jackplug)
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Re: light for 84
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2011, 04:00:20 am »
I'd stay away from powering a light off the link port. USB has lines dedicated to power, the link port is just for data communication.
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Re: light for 84
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2011, 09:50:29 am »

This is how the linkport looks from the inside (one line)
As you can see you can harvest the power safely since it powers from vcc directly :)
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Re: light for 84
« Reply #8 on: October 25, 2011, 10:45:49 am »
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Re: light for 84
« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2011, 05:02:14 am »
TI linkguide (not official)
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