USB Host Shield 2.0 Board for Arduino



USB Host shield adds USB Host capabilities to the Arduino board. They are large no of USB Host shield which is available in the market but the only problem is that you have to choose the right host shield. Before using that, first of all, you should know, what is a USB Host shield Arduino.
The USB protocol defines two types of devices. One is called the host (or server) and the other one is called peripheral (client). The Host device controls the peripheral device and also provides power to it. When you connect any USB device like a mouse or a keyboard to your computer, your computer acts as the host and controls (or polls) the client device (keyboard or mouse or even an Arduino). For a successful communication to happen using USB protocol, you need at least one of the device to be the host, which means that you cannot connect two keyboards together and expect them to communicate with each other.
Supports the Google Android ADK, supporting Android phone: G1, Nexus One, Nexus S, Motorola Droid X. Provides APK package, and compiled source files ADK Compatible with Arduino and compatible with following hardware:
Arduino Uno 328
Arduino Diecimila
Arduino Mega 2560
Arduino Mega 1280
Fully compatible with Arduino Uno, Duemilanove, and Mega. Allowing you to control the following devices:
  1. HID Compliant devices such as Keyboard, mouse etc.
  2. Compatible with the Android ADK
  3. Digital SLR cameras such as Canon, Nikon, Powershot, etc.
  4. Game console controllers including Wii controller.
  5. Other USB serial communication devices such as GPS, FTDI etc.

Specifications & Features :

  1. Model: 6937
  2. Color: Blue
  3. Material: FR4
  4. Ports: USB
  5. Dimensions: 53mm x 50 (LxW) mm
  6. Works with standard (dual 5/3.3V) and 3.3V-only (for example, Arduino Pro) boards.
  7. Operates over the extended -40°C to +85°C temperature range
  8. Complies with USB Specification Revision 2.0 (Full-Speed 12Mbps Peripheral, Full-/Low-Speed 12Mbps/1.5Mbps Host)
  9. Supports HID devices, such as keyboards, mice, joysticks, etc.
  10. Compatible with Mass storage devices, such as USB sticks, memory card readers, external hard drives (FAT32 Type File System – Arduino Mega only).

Attachments and Links :

Connection of PS3 controller with Arduino using USB host shield

Package Includes:

1 x Arduino Compatible USB Host Shield


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