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MicroUSB Plug to 5.5/2.1mm DC Barrel Jack Adapter

SKU: ADA2727

$3.50 AUD, inc GST
$3.18 AUD, exc GST

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MicroUSB Plug to 5.5/2.1mm DC Barrel Jack Adapter
3.5 AUD

SKU: ADA2727

$3.50 AUD, inc GST
$3.18 AUD, exc GST
2 reviews 0 5 5
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The premise of this MicroUSB Plug to 5.5/2.1mm Jack adapter is simple. There's a MicroUSB plug on one end and a 5.5mm/2.1mm DC barrel jack with center positive polarity on the other. This allows you to connect one of our 5V 2 Amp, 5V 4A or 5V 10 Amp adapters to something that expects to connect to 5V USB. We also have a shorty adapter-without-cable version

Since this does not have any resistors or other connections inside for the data lines, this won't work for charging an iPhone, iPod or iPad or other device which expects some sort of resistance on the D+ and D- connections. It does, however, work great for Arduinos, BeagleBones, Raspberry Pis, many generic cellphones & Android devices, as well as most other USB-powered gadgets.

There is no regulator or voltage protection in this adapter cable. If you plug in a 9V or 12V power supply in, you could destroy something expecting only ~5V so be very careful!

Technical Details

  • Weight: 8.9g
  • Cable length from USB end to barrel jack end: 190.5mm / 7.5in

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Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Sigmund verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Using this cable to power Raspberry Pi from lipo battery (Posted on 19/06/2018)

  2. Review by Kim verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Solidly made and works as it should. (Posted on 12/01/2018)

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Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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