Is it possible to solder a USB Type-B connector on the tone board?

Hello

I was wondering if it would be possible to solder a USB Type-B connector on the tone board.

For instance by using pins 2-5 on the VIM header.

Or on the pins 1-5 on the GPIO header.

Would that be possible?

Of the USB cable directly.

thanks and best regards

Hello, I would think so. If you can wait, I have the VIM version with the GPIO header mounted. Tonight, I will connect thru GPIO USB and let you know what I find.

Update: Yes, connecting TB thru the GPIO pads will work with the configuration you have indicated in your post. While I had no B type connector, used type A cable, I assume as long as the wires are connected correctly, B should also work.
If you solder a USB cable directly to the GPIO pads, it would be a good idea to not allow those leads to be pulled on. Some type of mechanical strain-relief should be used.
Have fun.


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