Results 1 to 4 of 4
Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By azazel1024

Thread: Will the T100 USB port power an external sound card?

  1. #1
    Soundwave
    Member #
    72175
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Tablet
    None
    Posts
    1
    Liked
    0 times

    Will the T100 USB port power an external sound card?

    Hi

    I own an audio interface (an external sound card) which is a USB 2.0 bus powered device:

    PreSonus | AudioBox 22VSL

    Could someone please confirm if the Asus Transformer T100 tablet, which has a USB 3.0 port, will provide enough power to be able to power this external audio interface?

    Thanks

    Andy

  2. #2
    rscheller
    Guest
    Since the spec page for this device shows... USB bus-powered, +5 VDC, < 500 mA... I don't think you'd want to power it, at least for very long, with your T100. I'd suggest plugging the USB cable from the device into a separate USB output power brick to power the device.

  3. #3
    Supporting Member
    Supporting Member

    Member #
    64427
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Tablet
    Too lazy to choose
    Posts
    1,249
    Liked
    291 times
    Yes, but it is likely to drain the battery on the T100 rather quickly.
    rscheller likes this.

  4. #4
    LjL
    LjL is offline
    Jazz
    Member #
    67820
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Tablet
    TF Book T100
    Posts
    71
    Liked
    3 times
    500mA is about the same as my T100 consumes when it's more idle than not but normally set-up (normal brightness and wifi). So under this assumption, the soundcard would potentially halve the battery life.

    However, my T100 is often closer to 1000mA, and those specs say "< 500mA", which makes me think it's mostly to tell us it can be powered by normal USB 2.0 ports, but really takes up less power than that most of the time.

    So if I had to guess, I wouldn't really expect more than say 20% or 30% additional power usage at worst.

 

 

Remove Ads

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Recording from the Realtek Sound Card on the T100
    By glovepiano2 in forum Asus Transformer Rescue Squad Help
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-20-2014, 02:06 PM
  2. Connecting external HDD & DC/DVD drives to USB port
    By Kajunbear in forum Asus Transformer Book T100 General Discussions
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 04-26-2014, 12:06 PM
  3. T100 Tablet USB port power capacity
    By pragmobile in forum Asus Transformer Book T100 General Discussions
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-19-2013, 10:29 AM
  4. external ASUS TF300T Power & Volume Plastic External Buttons
    By klira33 in forum Transformer Pad 300 Help
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-10-2013, 07:14 AM
  5. USB port to play external DVD drive?
    By Paladin in forum Transformer Prime General Discussions
    Replies: 40
    Last Post: 12-15-2011, 01:32 AM

Search tags for this page

asus t100 20% battery external drive

,

asus t100 audio card external

,

asus transformer book t100 audio card

,

asus transformer book t100 sound card

,

asus transformer book t100 soundcard

,

attach external sound card to asus transformer

,

audio interface for asus transformer

,

sound card on asus transformer book t100

,

soundcard asus transformer book t100

,

usb audio interface asus transformer t100

Click on a term to search for related topics.

Tags for this Thread

Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.3
Copyright © 2020 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:25 PM.