Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Archos USB A-Male to A-Male against USB Law !!!
Re: Archos USB A-Male to A-Male against USB Law !!!
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 00:56:32 +0100
This information will probably not help you, but right now, i am using a
2m, type A-A cable (AK 670/2-2,0) from http://www.reichelt.de/. There are
also 1m and 5m available. The price is €0.55 to €0.98.
The archos offer is a disgusting, shameless personal offense and should be
seen as attempted fraud or usury. Bastards!
At 00:24 17.12.2003, you 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>
>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
Received on 2003-12-17