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Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox/Studio USB cables for $1
From: David McIntyre (plugh_at_mudbarn.com)
My FMR uses A to mini B. I bought one for home, but I still keep the 3' cable
that came with the unit in the accessory pocket of the neoprene case.
On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 07:36:03PM -0400, Fred Maxwell wrote:
> I know that this is a bit off-topic for the mailing list, but it should be
> useful to many so here goes:
> I get tired of lugging the Archos Jukebox USB cable between home and work.
> I went to the Archos website and found that they wanted $40 for the USB A-A
> (male-male) cables! Thieving bastards...
> After doing some searching, I found a compatible cable for $1 from
> The cable is two feet long (about a foot shorter than the Archos cable). I
> ordered four. The cables were $1 each and the shipping was $5.36 for all
> four, so it pays to buy more than one.
> Shentech.com/Yahoo sent a confirmation e-mail almost immediately, shipped
> promptly, and I received the cables two days after I ordered them.
> I didn't ohm the cable out because it's a hassle to get to the pins inside
> the shell. Crossing my fingers and plugging in my Jukebox 10, it worked
> fine. I'd assume that the same cable would work with the Jukebox Studio,
> Jukebox Recorder, DExCDRW/DVDRW and Qdisk, just like the Archos cable.
> Hope this helps.
> Fred Maxwell
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