USB 2.0 insted of USB 1.1

Joe Pfeiffer joseph at
Mon Apr 7 00:44:00 CEST 2008

Sebastian Billaudelle writes:
>> There is no such thing as an "USB 2.0 cable". It is called "USB
>> cable". There is no difference between a cable used for USB 1.0, 1.1
>> or 2.0.
>Yes, there is! With USB 1.x you afaik can use longer cables! But
>normally you are right. For normal use there is no difference!

No, there isn't.  Same cables, same max length.

It's entirely likely that a longer non-compliant cable would actually
work with 1.1 speeds than 2.0 speeds, but that's a different question.

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