Chromecast with Google TV (HD) can’t be powered by your TV’s USB port

The new Chromecast with Google TV (HD) lacks support for being powered by your TV over USB. The device is meant to replace the original Chromecast, which has now been discontinued and removed from the Google Store. The new device requires a 5V/1.5A power supply that isn’t up to that standard to power the device over USB-C. Google confirms our findings on a support page: A power supply is required and included in the Google TV box.

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