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Nexus Conspectus

Having recently talked myself into another unnecessary electronic device (those paperbacks just take up too much space), I am subsequently forced to wring every possible ounce of usefulness out of a shiny new Google Nexus 7 (2013) in order to justify my lack of financial responsibility.

First on the purchase list was an OTG (On-the-Go) USB adapter cable by IVSO, allowing for the insertion of every random USB device at hand and the compilation of this trial-by-error OTG compatibility conspectus.

As I encounter more USB flotsam to force upon my unwilling replicant their misbegotten offspring will be appended to this list. Feel free to make suggestions, corrections or contribute your own observations in the comments.

Nexus Specs-es

The particulars of the hardware/software used:

Model Google Nexus 7 (2013)
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Kernel 3.4.0-g9e52a21
Build JSS15R
OTG IVSO OTG Host 2nd Gen, Black

…and after an update:

Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat
Kernel 3.4.0-gac9222c
Build KOT49H

Them that worked and some that sorta

No Love, not even close

Appendices & Additional Notes

  1. Nexus Media Importer or comparable App required.
  2. Using an unsupported cable or case with iOS7 may result in unusual side-effects, witness this odd reaction here.
  3. The Canon Rebel XT is not compatible with EOS Remote by Canon or Helicon Remote by Helicon Soft Ltd.
  4. Tested after 4.4 android update
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