It'll probably work, and you're unlikely to fry anything in any case
with the noise. It might cause some radio-frequency emissions from
the board though, if that's a problem. Try it, and if it's not
working, you'll be no worse off than you are now :)
On Jul 14, 2005, at 11:38 AM, Doug Sutherland wrote:
> Craig Hughes wrote:
> > You'll see an unpopulated pair of pads on the board labelled if
> memory serves "FB2"
> > on the hirose side, near the large(r) IC -- if you solder a
> ferrite bead there,
> > you'll have a usb-powered board.
> Is it safe to jumper across those holes without a ferrite? I didn't
> get a wall adapter
> because I thought I had the right size power jack, but didn't, and
> I don't have a
> ferrite bead. Will the power source be too noisy without the
> ferrite? Just want to
> try booting while I wait for the proper power jack.