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Thread: Does the USB Host Cable need 5 pins?

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    Does the USB Host Cable need 5 pins?

    Does the USB Host Cable need 5 pins or can I use a 4 pin cable?

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    4 pins is fine. The 5th is for the shield which is just connected to GND.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulStoffregen View Post
    4 pins is fine. The 5th is for the shield which is just connected to GND.
    Thanks for the reply, I had the same question.

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