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#1 Elliot B.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:25

What type of USB connector is this?

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It's for my JVC Everio GZ-HD620 camcorder.

JVC want to charge £13.75 for a replacement cable but, of course, I am not paying that.

Can anyone help?


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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:28

Jeeez this is the second person I have to GOOGLE search for.

Here it is: https://www.google.c...iw=1680&bih=956

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:28

MINI-USB by the looks of it.
Here's an image;
http://upload.wikime...usb_new.svg.png

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:29

Jeeez this is the second person I have to GOOGLE search for.

Here it is: https://www.google.c...iw=1680&bih=956

I do not believe this is a proprietary connection, so I will be able to get it cheaper if I search directly for the USB cable type.

MINI-USB by the looks of it.
Here's an image;
http://upload.wikime...usb_new.svg.png

"Mini-B" has square edges. The camcorder port does not :(

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:30

At first I thought it was a Mini B USB connection, but doesn't look like the same shape?

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Second from left.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:32

At first I thought it was a Mini B USB connection, but doesn't look like the same shape?

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I truly hope JVC are not using a proprietary connection because £13.75 for a cable is steep! :/

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:33

There's some on ebay for £4

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:34

That is NOT a standard USB cable, sorry!

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:34

There's some on ebay for £4

eBay is where I will be buying the replacement cable from but I have to sure I get the exact right type.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:34

I truly hope JVC are not using a proprietary connection because £13.75 for a cable is steep! :/


I just Google'd Mini B USB female and some images are coming up that look just like the female port on your camera.

Do you own a Playstation 3? I'm sure they use the Mini B USB cables to charge the controllers.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:35

Looks like mini-a usb.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:35

Looks like mini-a usb.

The pin layout is different.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:39

The pin layout is different.

Looks like mini-a, but I think it's actually proprietary.