Rockbox mail archive
Subject: RE: Archos Jukebox/Studio USB cables for $1
From: Fred Maxwell (rockbox_at_anti-spam.org)
Thanks for the thanks.
I think "fame" is a rather strong word, but I was active in the i-opener
hacking community and still have a web page up (but not really maintained)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se] On Behalf Of Chris Muth
> Sent: September 27, 2003 3:09 PM
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: RE: Archos Jukebox/Studio USB cables for $1
> Ok, I'll bite.
> Thanks for the tip, Fred.
> By the way, are you the Fred Maxwell of I-Opener hacking fame?
> Take Care,
> Chris Muth
> On 9/27/03 at 2:04 PM Fred Maxwell wrote:
> >Would it kill you people to say "thanks"?
> >I posted the message about the $1 cables, thinking that it
> would help
> >people. There have been 15 replies in the thread (other
> than the one
> >me) and the only person who had the courtesy to say "thanks"
> was Eric Hart
> >-- to whom I say "you're welcome."
> >As to the other messages, one said that he had the FM
> recorder and that
> >the cable wouldn't work for him (see subject?). The next
> one said that
> >the cable I recommended may not work for USB 2.0 (untrue) and that
> >another vendor also carried cables (great if I need a 10' long cable
> >for my Archos). The next poster wanted an A-B adapter cable that was
> >1/2" - 1" long. Subsequent messages included misinformation
> about USB
> >cable specs, corrections to those postings, and questions about USB
> >cable specs. We had messages about how people carried their
> cords in
> >the neoprene pouch pocket (yeah, that's a revelation), how another
> >person didn't have room because of the remote being in the
> pouch. Yet
> >another said that they used the cables that came with their Sony
> >videocamera and Olympus digital camera.
> >But none of those posting started with anything like "Thanks for the
> > Fred Maxwell
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