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Build Advice USB splitter.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Corky42, 25 Sep 2019.

  1. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    Quick question that i think will be a yes, but cutting off the extra USB plug on something like this would be fine, yes?

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    Having a 9pin USB plug waving around in the air when I'm only going to use the USB3 connector makes things look rather untidy so snipping it of wouldn't effect anything, right?
     
  2. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    So long as the leftover bits of wire going into the strain relief don't short, you're golden.
     
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  3. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    It shouldn't, given it's likely only there as a compatability measure for older boards without a usb 3 header...

    ...though if really don;t want to cut the connector off, the other option would be wrap it and the 2 main cables up in electrical tape or braiding
     
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  4. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    Nice one, thanks Mr H & Mr Red....Is it Mr Red or Mr Flames. :)
     

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