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Old 08-21-2007, 09:21 PM   #1
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Can the Iliad handle a USB hub?
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Old 08-22-2007, 01:41 AM   #2
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AFAIK an USB OTG chip is not required to support hubs.
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Is that a "Yes", Robert?
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A "Maybe No". I will have to hunt down the documentation for the chip. Apart from that a simple test would be easiest.
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Old 08-22-2007, 06:40 AM   #5
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AFAIK an USB OTG chip is not required to support hubs.
I know that. This was a software question (I think). So the Iliad has been out for over a year and no one has checked this?

I'm going to post this over in the Irex forum.
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I suppose the point is that there's a very limited range of things that you might want to connect to an iLiad. Keyboards (I believe) work, but what did you want to connect that would require a hub, Nate?
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I suppose the point is that there's a very limited range of things that you might want to connect to an iLiad. Keyboards (I believe) work, but what did you want to connect that would require a hub, Nate?
I was going to try a hardware hack. There are enough things that work on the Iliad that I was going to find a project box the size of the end of the Iliad, and put a battery pack and some of the following attached.

Bluetooth dongle
card reader dongles (probably)
Flash drives

and a keyboard
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Can someone who has an Iliad test this for me please?
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