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Subject: Re: Réf. : Re: USB[HP] to USB[Normal] plug ?
From: JMP (jdon_at_wanadoo.fr)
Date: 2003-07-01


On Tue, 1 Jul 2003 21:49:58 +0200 (MEST), for_spam_at_gmx.de wrote:

> Hi !
>
> 20€ ?
> that`s just daylight robbery !!
>:D
> go buy one for 0.98€ (no joke!) at www.reichelt.de
>
> it`s
> USB-Kabel St-St
> A-Typ zu A-Typ
> Länge: 2,5m
> Bestellnr. (Order #): AK 670-2,5
>
> ;)
> regards
> roland
>
>
>> 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.
>>
>> Cheers
>> Dirk
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> 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
>> and
>>> 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
> from
>> RadioShack for US $14.99
>>
>> Cables can also be ordered online.
>>
>>
>>
> ______________________________________________________________________________
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>>

It's all very well but there seems to be a minimum charge of 12 euros on
www.reichelt.de
Jean.



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