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Subject: Re: Archos USB A-Male to A-Male against USB Law !!!
From: SteamShip (steamship_at_sbcglobal.net)
Date: 2003-12-17


Chris, I'm not sure you realize we are talking about the Recorder V1. There
is no way that a "B" connector will fit the A slot on the Archos. The "B"
is the bottom of the two shown on the top of this 'MySimon' search link page
http://tinyurl.com/zkv0

In addition, you are very wrong about trying to get A-A cables "anyplace
that carries a nice selection of USB cables." Remember my post said Male-A
to Male-A, like the one that Archos includes in the box.. I am not looking
for Male/Female A-A

I can tell you that none of these companies have it: Tripplite, Belkin, HP,
Amazon, USB-Shop.com, Best-Buy, New Egg, Radio Shack, L-com, Adaptic,
Lucent, Xircon, IBM, Compaq, Nortel, IBM

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Muth" <rockbox_at_muth.cc>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 6:51 PM
Subject: Re: Archos USB A-Male to A-Male against USB Law !!!

> Hey,
>
> Take a look at the device.
> A USB "B" connector would fit on the board where the current "A" resides!
> You might have to take your JBR's face plate to fully realize what I am
saying.
>
> You can get A-A cables at just about anyplace that caries a nice selection
of USB cables.
>
> -Chris
>
> On 12/16/03 at 6:24 PM SteamShip wrote:
>
> >I'm a firm believer in using quality, insulated cables with good
> >connectors,
> >for stereo and PC uses after having researched the topic at some length.
I
> >found this quite humerous, but not surprising. Archos scores again.
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Jay Bush" <jayb_at_belkin.com>
> >To: <steamship_at_sbcglobal.net>
> >Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 5:44 PM
> >Subject: RE: Help finding this USB cable
> >
> >
> >> "A" to "A" USB cables are against USB law. All computers are supposed
to
> >have the "A" connector and all devices should have the "B" connector.
> >Archos
> >went against the USB standard and put the "A" connector on their device.
I
> >imagine that they want you to buy their $39.00 cable? The price has come
> >down. The last time I looked it was $50.00.
> >>
> >> This is a tough cable to find since its use is so limited. Try
> >www.dalco.com
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Steamship [mailto:steamship_at_sbcglobal.net]
> >> Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2003 5:49 PM
> >> To: sales_at_belkin.com
> >> Subject: Help finding this USB cable
> >>
> >> I am trying to find a HIGH quality USB 2.0 A-Male to A-Male 6 foot
cable.
> >>
> >> I find plenty of A to B or A-male to A-Female, but not what I need to
> >> connect my Archos MP3 player to my PC.
> >>
> >> This is an example of what I need, but I want to find a high quality
> >cable
> >> here in the USA. Thanks!
> >>
> >> http://archos.com/products/prw_100514.html
> >>
>
>
>



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