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Usb Mouse Cable insides help Answered

I know what the red green black and red cables are for but what about the last one?

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steveastrouk (author)2010-05-25

That's the cable shield. It will be connected to 0V too, but carries no current.

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s117 (author)steveastrouk2010-05-25

so connect it to the same as the black?

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steveastrouk (author)s1172010-05-25

If you're connecting a real USB plug, it goes to the metal outer of the connector.

A hub needs much more than just two connectors, it is an electronic board.

Steve

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s117 (author)steveastrouk2010-05-25

but could i attach 2 female slots to it? (and be able to use them at the same time

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steveastrouk (author)s1172010-05-25

No, you can't parallel USB connections.

Steve

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s117 (author)steveastrouk2010-05-25

also do you know if i could connect 2 female (making it like a hub) ends to the aboveor will i need a circuit

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