Re: usb Confusion
I've never held a firewire connector though my computer has one on its
top, so can't say if what you need is a usb to firewire cable.
On Tue, 11 Feb 2020, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 09:47:50
> From: Jude DaShiell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Martin McCormick <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: usb Confusion
> Resent-Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:48:04 +0000 (UTC)
> Resent-From: email@example.com
> That sounds like a Micro usb port. If you have a connector like that
> try inserting it very gently. If it doesn't go in easily, flip the
> cable and try the other side.
> On Tue, 11 Feb 2020, Martin McCormick wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 08:31:37
> > From: Martin McCormick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: usb Confusion
> > Resent-Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 13:31:55 +0000 (UTC)
> > Resent-From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > After recently ordering and receiving a new 1 TB external
> > SSD drive, I realized I had no way to connect it. It has a small
> > rectangular slot about 8 MM or a quarter of an inch long. A Mac
> > lightning connector is almost exactly the same size but
> > fortunately doesn't plug in but that's the size of whatever fits.
> > Crucial says it is usb-A .
> > What is the correct nomenclature for the most common usb
> > connector that has been around for 25 or 30 years and fits the
> > vast majority of devices using usb?
> > I'll need a cable that fits the old standard usb port on
> > one end and the disk drive on the other.
> > There's an old saying: "Standards are great. Everybody
> > should have one."
> > Thanks.
> > Martin McCormick