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Posted by:theaudioman
Subject:Android PCAP Nexus7 Alfa One
Date:02:36:22 27/06/2014

> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'm trying to use Android PCAP with a non root Google Nexus 7 and RTL8187 Alfa One with OTG cable. I see the wireless device but I'm showing logging inactive. I can't start logging. The screen blinks periodically near the bottom Start Logging button. It flashes very fast but says no USB NIC plugged in and then returns to Start Logging. If I leave this alone long enough after a few minutes I see No USB device present and No USB NIC plugged in.
> > >
> > > Is it possible I've got a bad Alfa card? OTG cable?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> >
> > Sounds like a power problem; you could try a powered USB hub and see if that solves it? It's possible your model of alfa draws more power than the n7 can provide.
> Thank You I will give that a shot.

To follow up - the powered USB hub did the trick! Thanks for the suggestion.

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