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Old 08-13-2010, 05:09 PM
John Navas
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Default FYI: HTC ExtUSB connector and USB cables

Although the latest HTC handsets use a standard Micro USB connection,
some earlier HTC handsets (e.g., T-Mobile myTouch 3G, aka HTC Magic)
used a proprietary HTC "ExtUSB" connection.
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extusb#Proprietary_connectors_and_formats>

Although ExtUSB cables tend to be harder to find, with fewer varieties,
and more expensive than standard USB cables, the ExtUSB connector is
backward compatible with Mini USB, which means a standard Mini USB cable
will work for charge and sync functions. The extra pins in ExtUSB are
only for (analog) audio and video.

Caveat: Standard Mini USB connectors, especially cheap ones, don't fit
as snugly and securely in HTC ExtUSB sockets as ExtUSB connectors.

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