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September 23, 2013, 09:55:01 PM
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PSA: These USB miners aren't quite 'leave em sticking out of your laptop' friendly.


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September 23, 2013, 10:04:29 PM
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Looks more like a soldering iron?

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September 23, 2013, 10:08:39 PM
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Looks more like a soldering iron?

The shipping (either really slow or really expensive) on surface mount USB plugs appears to make actually fixing it probably not worthwhile. (Not much in the way of electronics suppliers out here.)

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September 24, 2013, 05:27:48 AM
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Where are you? I'll take it if the price is right!

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September 24, 2013, 07:54:13 AM
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Just cut a cheap USB cable, and solder it on. 

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September 25, 2013, 01:22:50 AM
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Just cut a cheap USB cable, and solder it on.  

You're right, that wasn't a problem a useless old proprietary cable, a pairing knife, electrical tape, a soldering iron and 20 minutes couldn't fix.

I really do need to work on getting better tools for working with wires though.

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