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> Found Usb Host Cable In Aus!, iriver USB host cable!!!
daemon1
post Jul 29 2005, 03:08 PM
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after many many months of trying to find a usb mini A to female cable.......FINALLY found someone who sells it! The distributor of iriver in aus sells them and they just got a deliver of them in! They dont sell to public usually, but in this occassion they are ok to do so.

The company is called C.R. Kennedy

Website at:
http://www.crkennedy.com.au/v1/index.cfm?pageId=190

In sydney they are located at 108 Miller St, Pyrmont.

Please give them a call to see if they still have the "iriver PMP usb host cable" in stock before you head down. They're selling them for $20 each.

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663 Chapel Street
South Yarra VIC 3141
Tel: 03 - 9823 - 1555
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Tel: Call direct - 03 - 9823 1533
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Camera Repairs - 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
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Tel: +61 7 3862 6222
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261 Sturt Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Tel: 08 - 8410 - 0533
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17-19 Oxford Close
Leederville WA 6007
Tel: 08 - 9381- 7144
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C.R. KENNEDY (NZ) LTD
Unit 2, No. 3 Hotunui Drive
Mt. Wellington, Auckland New Zealand
Tel: +64 - 9 - 276 - 8618
Fax: +64 - 9 - 276 - 9645
Email: contact us

hehe, there's even one in NZ for the kiwis.

Best of luck! Now the Z is complete, able to plug almost any usb device smile.gif
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Stubear
post Jul 29 2005, 04:46 PM
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Please give them a call to see if they still have the "iriver PMP usb host cable" in stock before you head down. They're selling them for $20 each.


Why is electronic stuff so expensive in Australia? The same cable costs 500 yen in Japan, that only about $6.00 at the moment. Thats over 300% mark-up.

The same is true of all other eectrical stuff I see when I return to Australia on vacation (not mention that it's at least 6 months behind Japan in getting goods to the stores).

Stu
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daemon1
post Jul 30 2005, 03:34 PM
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QUOTE(Stubear @ Jul 29 2005, 04:46 PM)
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Please give them a call to see if they still have the "iriver PMP usb host cable" in stock before you head down. They're selling them for $20 each.


Why is electronic stuff so expensive in Australia? The same cable costs 500 yen in Japan, that only about $6.00 at the moment. Thats over 300% mark-up.

The same is true of all other eectrical stuff I see when I return to Australia on vacation (not mention that it's at least 6 months behind Japan in getting goods to the stores).

Stu
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its not only electronics, its actually a lot of things. we're always behind the rest of the world and its always much more expensive here - for no particular reason! i guess the justification is that we are so far away from everything....
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post Aug 31 2005, 08:53 PM
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Today I went to a Hardware store (Thrifty-Link) to buy a screwdriver and found something interesting, USB mini A cable for AUD $9.95!!!
Damn it, none of the computer or electronics shops have it, but a hardware store did!!!!!
Anyway, its made by Avico and is called USB Digital Camera Cord, model no CC1542. Its a USB A to mini A cable. They also had a USB mini A to mini B as well, model no CC1522. Have a nice day smile.gif
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