Can you draw power from a USB Type B port?

I have a raspberry pi connected to a printer from its type A port to the printer's type B port. The raspberry pi also has a type C port to provide it power. I'm wondering if I could put in some kind of dongle where the computer could send data to the printer while also drawing its power from the same port.

Is that possible?


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A USB type B port is data and power in only

It was never designed to provide power


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