Best USB to USB-C OTG Solution for SDRPlay?

Discussion in 'Software Defined Radio (SDR)' started by W4MJZ, May 20, 2019.

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  1. W4MJZ

    W4MJZ Ham Member QRZ Page

    I have an LG V30 android phone with a USB-C port.

    I am looking for suggestions on a device to use my SDR play with my android phone. Ideally one that would allow for a power connection at the same time as I connected the SDR.

    I tried a Lenovo USB-C hub which seems to be built for a laptop and it does not appear to work reliability with an android phone.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. VE7BPB

    VE7BPB Ham Member QRZ Page

    Amazon has lots of OTG cables on offer. It's a good idea to get one that also supplies power back to the phone as the sdr will kill the battery pretty quickly otherwise.

    Nothing special is required; I have a couple of OTG cables here and they work just fine with my dongles and RSPs.

    regards, Roy
     

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