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Universal USB Type A Connector – Doesn’t Matter What Side Is Plugged In

There are some USB articles floating around right now about the USB type A connector and how it takes three tries for a connection. Well, we do agree with them but it doesn’t have to be that way. There is a universal USB connector for the Type A, it’s just not that readily available.

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Pictures first, here are three up-close pictures of the universal USB connector

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universal type A connector

picture of universal USB connector

Physically, a USB type-A connector appears to be symmetrical. It’s rectangular in shape with no clear marking of a top or bottom. I think most have figured out the seem on the USB is the bottom side, the smooth side would be the top. HDMI for example is very easy to distinguish top and bottom because each side is shaped a little differently. However, the type A connector is not symmetrical! Looking inside the connector one will see a slight position change of the internal USB connector. One side up – one side down.

It is unclear why this USB connector type has not gained more traction with vendors and manufactures. Our company received samples of this several years ago with the comment product would change to this connector type; however, that shift has never come to fruition.

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Universal SIM Unlock Card

universal sim unlockLooking to unlock your iPhone or Blackberry? Or how about that new Nokie or Motorola?  One this is for sure, if you do want to unlock your phone, you don’t want to void the warranty.  With some of the SIM unlock solutions out there, voiding the warranty is exactly what you have to do. USB Fever is offering a $23 universal SIM unlock which does not require you doing anything to your phone(s).  Simply fit your SIM card on top of the unlock card and start your jibber-jabber. This SIM unlock is made of a very thin piece of FPC (0.10mm) with a Micro controller mounted on, that goes between your Operator’s SIM card & the phone’s SIM socket. Because of it’s very thin & slim design, it fits into most phone’s and can also be Continue Reading

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