Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: USB Cable
Re: USB Cable
From: Sven Gaefgen <sven_at_sgaefgen.de>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 17:27:43 +0200
as Uwe already mentioned http://www.reichelt.de
sells A-A type cables (2.5m) for 0.98
- order number is AK-670-2,5 -
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Hak" <rhak_at_ramapo.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 12:43 AM
Subject: Re: USB Cable
> I have a link to a cable company that sells these for 5$ a pop.
> The url is: www.cableclub.com
> On Tue, 17 Sep 2002, Jack Peel wrote:
> It's actually an "Illegal" cable as defined by the USB standard.
> Only masters are supposed to have the 'A' (flat) type cable and the
> slaves are supposed to have the 'B' (box) type cable. But archos
> probably didn't have the space for the 'B' type cable and
> broke the rules. So finding a AA type cable is a little difficult.
> But any AA type USB cable should work fine.
> Uwe Freese wrote:
> > Hello Wesley,
> > Simon, Wesley wrote on Tuesday, September 17, 2002, 11:13:33 PM:
> > SW> I have a jukebox player and want to purchase a cable for my computer
> > SW> so that I don't have to carry my cable back and forth between work
> > SW> I really don't want to pay $39.99 for a cable from archos. But, I'm
> > SW> sure what to buy either. After thinking about it a bit, I realized
I had no
> > SW> idea how the cable was internally connected. I've found a few AA
> > SW> on ebay, but am not sure if this is what I need.
> > I think it is a standard USB cable. Here in germany (www.reichelt.de),
> > a 1,5 meter cable costs 0,82 ¤.
> > Bye, Uwe.
> Robert E. Hak
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Received on 2002-09-18