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Joined: 15 Feb 2011
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Posted: 10 May 2011 05:28:44 pm    Post subject:

When I downloaded usb8x for my 84+SE I was so happy that I could finally connect my flash drive to my calc. However, when I went to Best Buy to buy the proper adaptor, I found out from a nearby cleark that most all retail stores have discontinued the porduct. Now I have options, build my own by splicing two different adaptors together, or jerry rig it by connecting my calc-to-calc USB cable to a USB spliter that I found. First, I want to know if these are even possible, and second, I want to know how to do it if splicing is more practical. BTW, I know they can be found on the internet, but I don't trust it well enough to be purchasing anything online.
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Joined: 28 Aug 2009
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Posted: 11 May 2011 02:07:07 am    Post subject:

Yes, you can make your own. It isn't too hard, and requires a little soldering for best results. Basically, all you do is connect the wires with the same color. Make sure you have the right end of each cable.
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Joined: 27 Jun 2011
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Posted: 27 Jun 2011 10:56:56 am    Post subject:

yeah, it's not that hard, you just got to get all the wires connected right. You should first check this out: There should be all the wirings for usb and mini usb. Also you might need a flash drive specially formatted, because not all formats are working on usb8x... I don't remember which one you need right now, check out the documentation.
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