Re: Wrong USB-C cable used with the new Raspberry 4 will fail to properly provide power to the SBC


 

Any USB A to USB-C cable should work as well.   You'll want to get a short cable so the voltage drop is rational.

This is what I bought.  it works just fine, driven from a DROK regulator set to 5.2volts:

3 of them for $8.50


On July 10, 2019 at 7:53 PM, Steve Spence <greentrust@...> wrote:

Yeh, just use the official PI power supply, on a non E cable.


Steve Spence, KK4HFJ



On Wed, Jul 10, 2019 at 7:04 AM David Ranch <dranch@...> wrote:

Heads up on the "E type" USB-C cables and the Raspberry Pi 4.  Sounds like work arounds are available though:
 
  https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/19/07/09/1934205/raspberry-pi-admits-to-faulty-usb-c-design-on-the-pi-4

--David
KI6ZHD





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