USB connector not Mini-AB?
charles.pax at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 10:38:04 CEST 2008
Am So 20. Juli 2008 schrieb Tobias Diedrich:
> Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 2008/7/19 Tobias Diedrich <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> > > Looking at the Freerunner connector, it looks like it's really a
> > > Mini-B Female connector instead of the Mini-AB Female connector as
> > > stated on
> > > http://www.openmoko.org/wiki/Neo_FreeRunner_GTA02_Hardware
> > >
> > > Can someone else confirm this?
> > Yes. See
> Well, that doesn't contradict with a Mini-AB female connector though.
> As it's name says a Mini-AB femal connector should accept both
> Mini-A and Mini-B cables, which makes sense because Mini-B is used
> for client mode and Mini-A for host mode and the Freerunner supports
> The wrong connector means that an 'offical' USB-OTG cable like
> can't be used unfortunately...
> And I can't find a USB-A receptacle to Mini-USB-A plug cable on amazon. :/
> Only this plug-adapter (maybe, it does not explicitly state A or B
> AFAICS), which will work I guess, but I'd rather like a cable.
> Seems like I'll have to cannibalize the Hama cable. ^_^;
Will the next Freerunner revision have a proper mini USB-AB receptacle
like the one at
The spec sheet is at http://www.cypressindustries.com/pdf/CCMUSBAB-32005-700.pdf
I found the connector via http://www.cypressindustries.com/products/usb.html
Also, where can I find the spec sheet for the receptacle currently on
the Freerunner? I'd like to solder on my own. Any thoughts?
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