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    Default Raspberry Pi Power

    I was just wondering how everyone powers a raspberry pi. Anyone powering from the gpio?

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    Most of my PIs are powered via the expansion connector. putting power on a gpio pin does no good.


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    I've been using the USB port. I also have one powered by a Falcon PiCap - 12v into the cap which puts 5v into the RPi

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    Default Re: Raspberry Pi Power

    Good write up on this exact subject:
    https://github.com/raspberrypi/hats/...he-gpio-header

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    Quote Originally Posted by newton82 View Post
    I was just wondering how everyone powers a raspberry pi. Anyone powering from the gpio?
    I am using a simple 5.1v 3A brick. I feel very basic now compared to everyone else lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spankyty View Post
    I am using a simple 5.1v 3A brick. I feel very basic now compared to everyone else lol.
    I do the same - about 7$ shipped from Amazon. I put a ferrite core choke on the wire near the USB end to remove EMI from the 5V output.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stormyblade View Post
    I do the same - about 7$ shipped from Amazon. I put a ferrite core choke on the wire near the USB end to remove EMI from the 5V output.
    Hmmm, I'd like to learn more about the choke. Is there a specific value?
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