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Subject: Re: First experience of iRiver H-140

Re: First experience of iRiver H-140

From: BlueChip <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>
Date: 2005-01-17

Thanks Chirstian - If those USB plugs are solder (rather than crimp) they
may be just the job :)

BC

At 21:20 16/01/2005, you wrote:
>BlueChip wrote:
> > Hey Christian,
> >
>[...]
> > ...secondly I have tried to stop using this type of adaptor wherever
> > possible, as I have seen so much kit destroyed over the last X years
> > because of "block adpators" ...should the cable get tugged, these
> > adaptors move the point of force away from the socket's solder joints
> > by quite a distance, and the energey exerted on the socket increases
> > accordingly.
>
>Ah! Thats a valid point...
>
> > By using the type of adaptor with a socket/plug on each end and a bit
> > of wire in the middle, you get a smaller, less forceful device.
> >
>[...]
> > Thanks again, and if you also find a "bit of wire adaptor" I'd love
> > to know of that too :)
>
>Hmm... Perhaps Blackbox.com can help. I found out that if you search
>some of the weirdest things you can imagine - look there first. If they
>have it, it exists... Then look elsewhere for a better price ;)
>At least they feature (afaik) toll free "Call a Tech" and a "Custom
>Cable service".
>
>Otherwise you'd have to build one yourself... Find something like
>UR2-1001B-12 on http://www.newnex.com/products/usb/index.php and put an
>USB-A-Plug to it (like
>http://www.reichelt.de/inhalt.html?ARTIKEL=USB%2520AG-KV and
>http://www.reichelt.de/inhalt.html?ARTIKEL=USB%2520HAUBE%2520A)
>
>bye
>Christian
>
>PS: Perhaps you'll want to check out the Block-Converters with a piece
>of USB extension leading to your Jukebox?
>
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