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Thread: Power Lilliput monitor with usb

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    Constant Bitrate knownchild's Avatar
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    Power Lilliput monitor with usb

    I had a carpc install and have since switched to a tablet install, but i do have this Lilliput monitor left over. I would like to mount this inside of a computer case i have and was wondering if there was a way i could take the existing power cable for the monitor and solder it to a usb cable for power?

    If not is there a way to do it on one of the 12 volt rails?

    I was looking through the forums and could find anything on powering one with usb.

    any help is much appreciated
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    Neither darque nor pervert DarquePervert's Avatar
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    Can't from USB, as USB can only provide 5v.
    Tap into a HDD molex for 12v.
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?

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    MySQL Error soundman98's Avatar
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    or you can connect it to plain-ole automotive power off the main battery to get it to work.

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    Maximum Bitrate tft_lcd_org's Avatar
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    If you are mounting it in the computer case, tap the 12v rail of your computer power supply.
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    This system was supposed to be a quick, cheap throw together that has now exploded into a budget blowing mess.

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