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Subject: Re: Réf. : Re: USB[HP] to USB[Normal] plug ?
From: JMP (jdon_at_wanadoo.fr)
On Tue, 1 Jul 2003 21:49:58 +0200 (MEST), for_spam_at_gmx.de wrote:
> Hi !
> 20€ ?
> that`s just daylight robbery !!
> go buy one for 0.98€ (no joke!) at www.reichelt.de
> USB-Kabel St-St
> A-Typ zu A-Typ
> Länge: 2,5m
> Bestellnr. (Order #): AK 670-2,5
>> If somebody else in France is interested, I saw this kind of cable (A to
>> mini-A) in Fnac Paris last weekend - very expensive (I think it was more
>> than 20 Euro), that is why I gave up the idea of having another cable as
>> backup and for traveling.
>> TP Diffenbach <rockbox_at_diffenbach.org> wrote:
>> Quoting BlueChip <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>:
>>> At 03:26 01/07/03 -0700, you wrote:
>>> >The usb cable that comes from Archos is a normal one
>>> >with both ends the same.
>>> Yes, they exist, but the only outlet I know of is on a local industrial
>>> estate ...but they have to be getting them from SOMEWHERE!!
>>> It is a "USB Type-A/Male to Type-B/Female converter"
>>> ...A is the flat one, B is the square one
>>> ...If you have not come across "male/female" before (in terms of plugs
>>> sockets) just think about what goes into what ;)
>> And the Archos FM uses an A to mini-A.
>> All of these types of cable (A-A, A-B, A-mini-A) can be purchased at
>> RadioShack in the US. I just bought a six foot (~2 meters) A to mini-A
>> RadioShack for US $14.99
>> Cables can also be ordered online.
>> UNICEF bittet um Spenden fur die Kinder im Irak! Hier online an
>> UNICEF spenden: https://spenden.web.de/unicef/special/?mc=021101
It's all very well but there seems to be a minimum charge of 12 euros on
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