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Subject: Re: Archos USB A-Male to A-Male against USB Law !!!
From: David McIntyre (plugh_at_mudbarn.com)
Maybe that's why they've put a mini-B on the FMR and Recorder v2.
On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 06:24:51PM -0500, SteamShip wrote:
> I'm a firm believer in using quality, insulated cables with good connectors,
> for stereo and PC uses after having researched the topic at some length. I
> found this quite humerous, but not surprising. Archos scores again.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jay Bush" <jayb_at_belkin.com>
> To: <steamship_at_sbcglobal.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 5:44 PM
> Subject: RE: Help finding this USB cable
> > "A" to "A" USB cables are against USB law. All computers are supposed to
> have the "A" connector and all devices should have the "B" connector. Archos
> went against the USB standard and put the "A" connector on their device. I
> imagine that they want you to buy their $39.00 cable? The price has come
> down. The last time I looked it was $50.00.
> > This is a tough cable to find since its use is so limited. Try
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Steamship [mailto:steamship_at_sbcglobal.net]
> > Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2003 5:49 PM
> > To: sales_at_belkin.com
> > Subject: Help finding this USB cable
> > I am trying to find a HIGH quality USB 2.0 A-Male to A-Male 6 foot cable.
> > I find plenty of A to B or A-male to A-Female, but not what I need to
> > connect my Archos MP3 player to my PC.
> > This is an example of what I need, but I want to find a high quality cable
> > here in the USA. Thanks!
> > http://archos.com/products/prw_100514.html
David McIntyre plugh_at_mudbarn.com http://www.mudbarn.com
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