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USB Explained by Martin D. Seyer, Steven McDowell

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Appendix CUSB Cables and Common Industry-Standard Cables

If industry-standard ports are provided on devices, cabling requirements can be often met by using industry-standard cables. With USB, industry-standard cables will be provided. This appendix features some industry-standard cables that are available to connect standard compliant ports. USB cables are included to connect computers and peripherals with USB ports. Other cables for standard PC ports, although not required for USB connection, are included for completeness.

Please don’t infer from this information that bridging two buses is as simple as creating a cable with comparable signal names; it is much more complex than this. If you want to bridge different types of buses and you have ...

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