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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Dubb76, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. Dubb76

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    Can I connect the other end of the usb cable from my hard drive to a wall outlet for power???
    I want to ask before I try it out!
    Thanks for your time!

    Dubb
     

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    Is that not how you normally charge your tablet?
     
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    Not for charging sry!
    Ihave an external harddrive thats not powered, but it has 2 male usb ends on it... I was wonderingif I could plug one end into my tablet and one end to a wall outlet to powerthe harddrive?
     
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    I wish I could post a pic!
    How many posts are required before I can post pics?
     
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    I would think 1 usb is for data transfers and the other is for power. You should have a transformer to plug the usb into. There is no way you can plug a usb into a wall socket other than via a transformer. If you did you would fry your tablet.
     

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