[AusNOG] USB-powered switch +mirror

Paul Foote pfoote at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 12:34:51 EST 2009

Out of interest, if you do go that route with unpowered hubs, let us all
know how long it goes on laptop batteries. My money is on 8 minutes worth of
capture before the powers out :P

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 11:09 AM, Sean K. Finn <Sean.Finn at ozservers.com.au>wrote:

> What about one of those little DC-Powered Switches, perhaps a 5 or an 8
> port netgear that usually take 12v 500mA, or perhaps 5v 500mA ? Use a small
> step-up Transistor from Dick Smiths or Jaycar and bobs your uncle, USB 5V to
> 12V
> http://www.jaycar.com.au
> You can use multiple USB ports if you need to get higher mA, enough to fry
> an egg with:
> http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY_USB_Cooking_Pan/
> http://www.everythingusb.com/diy-usb-fry-pan-15161.html

- Paul
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