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Subject: Re: Cables

Re: Cables

From: Chris Holt <>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 20:10:12 -0400

On Tue, 6 May 2003 14:54:17 +0200 (CEST), Johan Vromans wrote:
>Most (many? all?) Archos Jukebox devices ship with a short USB A-A
>cable. Since consumer devices like these are supposed to provide a USB-B
>connection, A-B cables are abundant and cheap, but I haven't been able
>to find an A-A cable in a regular shop. Archos charges 39.99 Euros for
>it, which I find quite expensive (an A-B cable costs around 5 Euro).
>Has anyone tried to replace the A-connector in the unit by a B
>-- Johan

The A to A cables are abundant on line. You can also get a B female to A
male adapter for a couple of bucks (euros, whatever...) and any normal
USB cable will work for you after you use that.

Others on your side of the pond may be able to help you find stores like where you can search on "131 0936" and find the
adapter for $2.99 or "131 0910" and find the cable for $1.75

Surely there's a EuroCyberguys out there somewhere???

Received on 2003-05-07

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