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Link142
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« on: November 27, 2018, 02:03:54 AM »

Hi all! Minor issue, the cable I received with my sound saber via the checkout selection process does not fit the soundboard interface slot. It seems to be a different type of connection cable required, can anyone feed me some aid? The cable US sent me seems to be a micro USB and not a mini USB.
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« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2018, 03:17:42 AM »

I apologize for the double post, turns out the cable is for the battery charger I purchased, Iím just dumb.
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« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2018, 09:20:20 PM »

Cables can be confusing. I'm glad you got it sorted out though. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2018, 07:37:07 PM »

Even if the cable for the charger had fit the usb connector on the card, it wouldn't allow you to access it. That cable only allows power for the charger, not data, so you would have needed another cable. Most stores carry affordable cables of various types, plus some devices you may have already will work.

Example: I had an old MYBook that used a mini usb cable and it works perfectly fine with my Obsidian V3 & V4 sound cards.
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« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2018, 11:39:20 PM »

On a similar note to this, does anyone know if the diamond controllers use a different size? Because the one I ordered ([=https://ultrasabers.com/product/mini-usb-cord/]This one, which says it's compatible with obsidion sound board[/url) doesn't fit... :/
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« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2018, 12:46:24 AM »

Answer: Whether it's supposed to be different or not, the size USB required for diamond controller is NOT the one listed om the site as working with the obsidian sound board... Not gonna lie, kind of pissed I spent money on it when it's the wrong size... I have literally nothing to use this cable for. I ended up going through the cable adapters that came with my Jedi Challenges headset to find the right size...
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« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2018, 05:57:37 AM »

On a similar note to this, does anyone know if the diamond controllers use a different size? Because the one I ordered ([=https://ultrasabers.com/product/mini-usb-cord/]This one, which says it's compatible with obsidion sound board[/url) doesn't fit... :/


It uses a micro-USB like this one which much newer than the mini-USB: (Only the Diamond controller has this footprint)



Here's the mini-USB which is what you have: (The Emerald driver and Obsidian Premiums have this footprint)

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« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2018, 02:28:03 PM »

Well that's inconvenient Sad wish they would sell both options...
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« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2018, 08:55:16 AM »

Well that's inconvenient Sad wish they would sell both options...

Yep, it can be annoying. Several stores (too many to list) do sell different usb cables, plus many, many online webstores too.
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« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2018, 04:01:40 PM »

Well that's inconvenient Sad wish they would sell both options...

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« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2018, 05:20:39 PM »

I have a lot of adapters because of my Jedi Challenges headset. I just wish it were more clear on the site so I wouldn't have wasted my money
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« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2018, 06:43:10 PM »

I have a lot of adapters because of my Jedi Challenges headset. I just wish it were more clear on the site so I wouldn't have wasted my money

Sorry to hear. I have an extra if you need one
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« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2018, 12:22:21 AM »

Sorry to hear. I have an extra if you need one

Nah, I have one that fits. I'm just upset that it's not the one I paid money for.
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« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2018, 06:08:07 AM »

Nah, I have one that fits. I'm just upset that it's not the one I paid money for.

Completely understand. I wish there was a standard thatís followed like cell phones, itís either USB-C for new phones or Lightning chargers
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« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2018, 12:43:06 AM »

Completely understand. I wish there was a standard thatís followed like cell phones, itís either USB-C for new phones or Lightning chargers

That's the problem with electronics, there's no standard, because it's constantly changing. For UltraSabers to have the Obsidian V3/V4 cards updated with newer tech, it would be easier and cheaper instead to use other boards, like the competition uses -  just understand, UltraSabers is one company, alone, trying to make a living. Cell Phones are a whole different level of tech, which costs boat loads of money to develop, which is why they can use the newest connectors, faster chipsets, etc..

Note: over the last 40 YEARS, computer connections have changed many times. We went from 9-pin D-subport, mini-DIN/PS/2 port, serial/parallel ports, not to mention firewire port. USB did not become standard for decades, which started with usb 1.1, then 1.2, 2.0, to 3.2 which is current. Lightning, mini usb, micro usb are relatively newcomers to the field. All those changes didn't happen overnight & were very very expensive to develop.



I'm just surprised and happy that US makes the products they do, for the price they sell them for. Which is why I keep coming back to them.
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