[clug-talk] [OT] USB 2.x I/O card

Gustin Johnson gustin at echostar.ca
Wed Sep 14 15:45:49 PDT 2005


Why not wire a cable into a pin block?  No messing with a board and voiding of
warranty not required.

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Quoting Jarrod Major <jmajor at nucleus.com>:

> On Wednesday 14 September 2005 3:51 pm, Jarrod Major wrote:
>> I tried calling them about this... they don't carry such a thing. The
>> problem is that the card has a USB type A connector... on the inside as
>> well as the ones on the outside. My case front panel USB jacks actually
>> plug into the motherboard (not with a Type A USB connector).
>
> I'm being stupid about this... I could probably pick up a typical pin block
> from somewhere like active and remove the Type A USB connector from the
> circuit board and put this block in its place.
>
> Somehow the whole idea of messing with a manufactured board seems wrong...
> there was a time. And naturally it would void any kind of warranty for the
> card.
>
> Don't you love those square peg in round hole problems?
>
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