[OT] USB KVM switches

From: Tom Jennings <tomj_at_wps.com>
Date: Wed Feb 2 14:44:35 2005

On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, Kevin Handy wrote:

> 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.

One assumes that the odd device came with a cable, one end of
which was compatible USB?

This has never happened with RS232-type serial of course.

So the USB standard is bad when foolish manufacturers violate it?

> It seems like every camera manufacturer has decided to create their
> own "standard" small USB connector, different from all the others.

:s/small USB //

What else is new?
Received on Wed Feb 02 2005 - 14:44:35 GMT

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