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Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox/Studio USB cables for $1

Re: Archos Jukebox/Studio USB cables for $1

From: David McIntyre <plugh_at_mudbarn.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 17:26:38 -0700

My FMR uses A to mini B. I bought one for home, but I still keep the 3' cable
that came with the unit in the accessory pocket of the neoprene case.

On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 07:36:03PM -0400, Fred Maxwell wrote:
> I know that this is a bit off-topic for the mailing list, but it should be
> useful to many so here goes:
>
> I get tired of lugging the Archos Jukebox USB cable between home and work.
> I went to the Archos website and found that they wanted $40 for the USB A-A
> (male-male) cables! Thieving bastards...
>
> After doing some searching, I found a compatible cable for $1 from
> shentech.com:
>
> http://store.yahoo.com/shentech/fox2footusbe.html
>
> The cable is two feet long (about a foot shorter than the Archos cable). I
> ordered four. The cables were $1 each and the shipping was $5.36 for all
> four, so it pays to buy more than one.
>
> Shentech.com/Yahoo sent a confirmation e-mail almost immediately, shipped
> promptly, and I received the cables two days after I ordered them.
>
> I didn't ohm the cable out because it's a hassle to get to the pins inside
> the shell. Crossing my fingers and plugging in my Jukebox 10, it worked
> fine. I'd assume that the same cable would work with the Jukebox Studio,
> Jukebox Recorder, DExCDRW/DVDRW and Qdisk, just like the Archos cable.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Regards,
> Fred Maxwell
>
>

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Received on 2003-09-27

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