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Old 03-15-2009, 03:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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simple as that, does any other usb cable work for bold? and is the same cable as one for curve 8310? im buying bold, but it doesnt have usb cable with it, even though its new, i need this answer as quick as possible
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Yes. Any mini usb cable will work
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Yes. Any mini usb cable will work
im kinda dumb to those things, but could you be a bit more specific, or i should just enter a computer store and ask for mini usb cable?
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Its the same port that most motorola things have. They became common with the razrs.

Those are mini usb.

Google it if you need.


You can also buy them. Theyl be aboyt 6 - 10 bucks at walmart
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Same as the Curve, I am using my car charger that I used with my Pearl 8100.
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Yeah, any USB "A" (flat rectangle, computer side) to "mini-B" 5-pin (trapezoidal, like on a lot of BBs, Bluetooth headsets, lots of other phones, GPS units, etc) can be used. Personally, half the time (like when @ work), I use either a retractable USB cable with the correct "tip" on it, or one of the 3ft cables I picked up @ my favorite low-cost etailer for cables: monoprice (dot) com

For Windows PCs, the only real requirement seems to be the desktop software, which will kick the USB port into a higher voltage. For Linux systems, that's all automatic in any recent release. Mac...dunno.

I've even, in a pinch, used my GPS unit's car charger when I was on the road and at about 10% battery left.
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I am using the one that came with my iPod
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I use a great 2 footer from my Canon digital camera. I used to use a retractable one, but the cable is thinner/flatter (so it can feed into the coil) -- and the trade off is that it's less robust.

The key is look for a male USB "A" to a male USB "mini" cable. Be careful not to get a USB "A" to a USB "micro" which is too small.
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I am using the one that came with my iPod
Hu? iPod's use a proprietary USB cable; it's not mini USB.
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I use the one that came with my blender...
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If you can buy a USB-powered humping dog, you can buy a USB-powered blender...

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