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USB Type "A" to USB Type "B" ....... Adaptor

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bittybot's picture

Gareth + a need = Polymorph solution :P

Gareth's picture

I feel very "insulated" by that remark :-)

........ yes the truth is I use polymorph as an electrical "insulator" - too often my circuits short themselves, PM does a good job of keeping the sparks at bay.

bittybot's picture

Where do you get your polymorph?

OddBot's picture

Dagu sells it to many online distributors. If you can't find a distributor then you can buy directly from DAGU.

Gareth's picture

Can you imagine i am still using the same box i bought off you....errrrr 2 years ago....... even though my son and his friend depletes my cache.....

Polymorph grows in the box if you harvest it correctly.........confirmed....... ;-)

...... what i am trying to say is Polymorph goes a long way - as any mistake can be throw into the box for further use.......

..... so it is a cost effective medium ...... as projects anyways have a limited life span (shorter than shelf life of PM)

OddBot's picture

Nice idea, I needed a long cable recently but the local shops only sold 1.5m. All the good stuff gets sold overseas!

rogue's picture

I use a cable similar to these for those far away usb devices (green glowing polymorph not included).

Gareth's picture

I had to laugh at one of the comments off your link (thanks btw)

Qoute :-

"I haven't any cons for this USB 2.0 cable, it is really god.
The only thing that I can think is about the color, if it was black it will be perfect."

Geir Andersen's picture

For those of you that don’t have salvaged plugs like these lying around (and can wait 2-3 weeks). Might just do like I did and get a premade from eBay http://www.ebay.com/itm/USB-Type-Female-USB-Type-B-Female-Adapter-/290575272953?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item43a7a2cbf9

Great stuff Gareth, I always enjoy your posts.

Gareth's picture

You know better than "i" Geir , when you pick up something that "you" have made ..... it just melts in your hand .... unless you use Sugru that is ;-)