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Old 04 March 2016, 16:26   #44
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Originally Posted by Akira View Post
No way. Those are 1A at best. Fine for RPi 1 and Zero, but not for 3 (and probably not for 2), especially when you add peripherals that need bus power.

I bought this for my Pi recently, and it's been working great:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005P2BY5I
I'm powering the Pi from it as explained in the product description. I velcro'd the hub to the Pi case for tidiness
VERY recommended.
Been using it fine on 2 for ages no problem, But using it with no keyboard, mouse, wireless attached and external hdd has its own power source
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