[MinnowBoard] J2 for powering a ssd

Arne Gollin arne.gollin at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 7 13:51:58 UTC 2014

Hey, i wanted to power a SSD using the j2 Pins which provide 5v usually for
a fan. I bought a SSD which at max uses 0.5 watts... So this should be fine
since the Pins provide 1 A. But when i plug in the SSD and start the board
is always shortcuts. I tried to use the j5 or j6 the one with 5v, and this
would work when it would provide more amper.
So what is wrong with the j2 Pins? I tested my cable but this seems to be

Am 07.11.2014 13:00 schrieb <elinux-minnowboard-request at lists.elinux.org>:

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