1. Kartik

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    Can wii usb ports power raspberry pi??I tried goggling but found nothing.Thanks in advance
    i don't own raspberry pi but im thinking to get one
     
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    You could try ...I don't see any damage being made if it doesn't.

    It probably gives 5v per port
     
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    My worry is that using my wii to power my raspberry pi might burn it
     
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    It shouldn't hurt anything, USB is designed so that you can't fry things (except for the good old USB-A to USB-A trick on Macbooks, that was nasty). The Wii may not put out enough power, so you might need to use a Y-Cable to actually supply enough power to the Pi though.
     
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    No, the Wii USB wont work at all. The Wii's USB only puts out < 500 milliamps, and the Pi needs a minimum of around 1800.
     
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