Nexus 9: Four Devices On USB OTG

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Wild video of the Nexus 9 powering five add-ons:

1) Unpowered 4-port USB adapter
2) USB mouse
3) USB keyboard
4) USB Flash drive
5) USB 1GB Samsung hard drive

See video after the break.

I’ve been so focused on microSD cards that I forgot all about using USB OTG to access files directly off my archive hard drive. That’s where I’d have to get the files from to put on a microSD card, so why not cut out the card middleman? Of course, that would limit me to internal storage … you can’t really win.

Previously here:

ZOL Reviews The Nexus 9
HowTo: Nexus 9 Root
HowTo: Nexus 9 Bootloader Unlocking
Nexus 9: Two New Videos
Nexus 9 Gets A Second Unboxing
Nexus 9 Gets Unboxed
New Video Of Nexus 9 Hands-On
Xiaomi Welcomes The Nexus 9
Xiaomi MiPad Versus Nexus 9 And iPad Mini 3
Third Nexus 9 Video Has AnTuTu Score
Second Video Of Nexus 9 Shows Speed
First Video Of Nexus 9 Is Ridiculously Artsy
Nexus 9: Hands-On In Vietnam
Nexus 9 Announced: Perspective
Alleged Nexus 9 AnTuTu Score
The Nexus 9 Leak Whirligig
New Nexus Tablet Is 4:3?
Rumored Nexus 8

4 Comments

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4 responses to “Nexus 9: Four Devices On USB OTG

  1. Ravi

    Take a look at these: https://shopmeenova.appspot.com/st/p/mrg2.html

    Nice, handy, super-portable external microSD readers. Pretty much does the job if all you’re using your microSD for is media (video/music/books/etc.).

  2. Adrian

    Hi. That’s very interesting, thank you very much. I tried to connect a USB stick to my Nexus 9 using ES file explorer and it doesn’t work. It says “failed to open the file” when I try to open usbxxxx in file explorer. It only works with a battery powered seagate wireless hard disk (connected via OTG cable). Am I doing something wrong? Why doesn’t it work for me. Thank you

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