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Subject: Re: Charging using USB

Re: Charging using USB

From: Jens Arnold <arnold-j_at_t-online.de>
Date: 2006-01-27

> The normal USB-cables are USB-A-Male with USB-B-Male, wheter
> it can be mini (ondio, iriver, usb-hubs) or normal (printer
> for example, usb-hubs as well, ...).

> Normal usb-extension cords are of course USB-A-Male on
> USB-A-Female.

Just wanna mention, as we are speaking about standards: USB
extension cords (A male to A female) are also forbidden
according to the USB standard. USB connections must not be
longer than 5 meters, and with extension cords it's easily
possible to exceed this limit. So called 'active' extension
cords are a different matter, as they are basically a 1-port
USB hub with an attached cable.

Regards, Jens
Received on Fri Jan 27 01:00:16 2006


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