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Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox/Studio USB cables for $1
From: BlueChip (cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net)
Date: 2003-09-27


Sadly my pouch is rather full with the remote control unit - hence I do not
have the room for 3' of cable in mine :(

>My JBR-FM came with a case with a little pouch on the front with a Velcro
>flap, which holds my USB cable just fine.
>Glenn.
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>
>To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Friday, September 26, 2003 7:46 PM
>Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox/Studio USB cables for $1
>
>
>What I would ideally love is a short (maybe 1/2"..1") bit of wire with a
>male-B on one end and a female-a on the other ...then I could carry it in
>my jukebox case and never worry about their highly dubious choice of
>connecter ever again.
>
>Anyone have a source for these? I found one in a hard shell, but those
>convertors ALWAYS end up pulling the socket off the mainboard (fulcrum
>mechanics and the likes) and I just don't want that problem ...something
>with a little flexibility :)
>
>At 17:26 26/09/03 -0700, you wrote:
> >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
> > > shentech.com:
> > >
> > > http://store.yahoo.com/shentech/fox2footusbe.html
> > >
> > > 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.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Fred Maxwell
> > >
> > >
> >
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