[OT] USB KVM switches

From: Kevin Handy <kth_at_srv.net>
Date: Wed Feb 2 13:42:29 2005

Tom Jennings wrote:

> On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, der Mouse wrote:
>>> [USB] not supposed to be easy to develop for, but easy to use.
>>> * It never requires adapters.
>>> * Connectors are utterly standardized!
>> Hm? I have four USB devices. Each one has a different connector.
> This sounds like make-argument, no offense! OK there are four (4)
> USB connectors -- so what? Big (two ended) small (two ended).
> Printers have big, cameras have small. What's the problem? It's
> not perfect, but what is?
I have used 3 different cameras with USB connectors on them. None
of the cables are interchangable, and none of them are the same as the
"standard" one used for printers and such.

It seems like every camera manufacturer has decided to create their
own "standard" small USB connector, different from all the others.
Received on Wed Feb 02 2005 - 13:42:29 GMT

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