Best way to source a USB wifi adapter for master mode?

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 20:10:50 MDT 2014


On 10/15/2014 05:19 PM, Matt Melvin wrote:
> Apparently, the pi model B doesn't have enough power to use said wifi
> adapter... it won't even power up (though it does on my desktop, so I
> know it's not faulty).  So, I ordered a USB "Y-adapter" cable
> (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002W8EDOM) that uses one USB port
> (the battery pack) for power and a separate port (pi) for the data, so
> I'll see if I can get it to work that way.

Let us know how that goes. Perhaps a different board would be better
than the pi, like a beagle board?


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