Car charger to GTA02
steven.milburn at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 16:10:54 CEST 2008
a mini-USB to min-USB cable will only have 4 wires. The ID pin is tied to
ground at one end of the cable, and left floating at the other. The ID pins
at the two ends of the cables to not connect.
On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 6:48 AM, Andy Green <andy at openmoko.com> wrote:
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> |> Annoyingly enough this will be the hard bit because the fifth ID pin is
> |> typically not connected to any wire in the cable.
> | Good point. Are you aware of any cable that does bring out this pin?
> The three or four that I have hacked about over the years all had only
> four wires + shield.
> I guess a mini USB <-> mini USB cable if it existed would at least have
> somewhere to connect the ID pin through to, but I never saw one.
> | A workaround would be to construct your own cable from 2 connectors and
> | cable. Digikey carries all those connectors.
> seems to be a 5-pin plug.
> I pulled apart a moulded one, one of our kit ones I think, they are not
> hackable at all.
> - -Andy
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