USB connector not Mini-AB?

Al Johnson openmoko at
Mon Jul 28 15:07:51 CEST 2008

On Monday 28 July 2008, Andy Green wrote:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | The Freerunner's USB port is that widely used on other devices as a
> | USB mini "B" connector.
> Seems you guys are right
> ... hum well they all have 5 pins, I guess the only difference in
> practice is going to be availability of appropriate cables.
> It does not mention mini-AB there, it only mentions micro-AB, so now I
> know even less than I did when I started :-)

Looks like mini-ab and mini-a were deprecated over a year ago in favour of the 
micro varieties. I've never seen a micro-usb connector!

It doesn't help that the spec now consists of the original document plus all 
the subsequent errata and supplements.

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