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Anyone help with a simulcharge hub otg

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hi there currrently i use a western digital 4Tb external hard drive (EHD) for my work and current projects and only have a samsung galaxy tab a 2016 for when I am OTG. But issue I have is that I can't find a micro usb hub that will allow me to charge my tablet while I have the EHD connected if anyone can offer a suggest anything that would be great 


Thanks Ian

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Powering an external hard drive with a tablet sounds like the recipe for desaster. Hard drives pull a lot of power and I doubt your OTG cable or Tablet is rated to supply that amount.

Possible issues I could image include data loss or damage to the tablet. I would not do that / let alone charge that thing at the same time.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

GER_T4IGA thanks for the info I've been looking at YouTube vids and it sounded possible but I think its trickery in there edits 


Thanks again

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Get the right equipment for the job



It can be used to charge your phone/tablet as well. You can connect other drives and card readers to the type A USB2 port, and storage will be also be accessible over wifi. Wireless up to 802.11ac (5Ghz) speeds and backwards compatible with slower 2.4Ghz standards.


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