[clug] USB ADSL2+ modem?
lukem-clug at mewburn.net
Tue Dec 20 02:55:10 UTC 2016
On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 12:13:55PM +1100, Bob Edwards wrote:
| I realise that ADSL/ADSL2/ADSL2+ has higher voltage requirements
| than can generally be met by USB/USB2/USB3, but not sure if that
| isn't a solvable problem that might already have been solved?
| I can't find anything on the interwebs that gives me much encouragement.
| Ideally, I would like to power my (bare/bridge) ADSL2+ modem from
| my laptop's power supply/battery and the obvious way to do that would
| be to use a USB-based modem.
| My (Linux) laptop would then do the rest and I can (trivially?) keep
| it patched etc. and keep a closer eye on what is really going back and
| forth on the ADSL connection...
| Anybody got any thoughts or recommendations?
| Bob Edwards.
I notice that one of the ADSL modems I have (the TP-Link TD-8840T)
has a power rating of 9V @ 0.6A (540mA), and 4 ethernet ports.
I found this link on adafruit, which is 9V @ 500mA:
It may be sufficient given the router may not need the full 540mA
if only using 1 ethernet port.
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