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    Shuttle USB Headers .... HELP!

    Hi guys, really need some help with this one!

    So i've got my sk83g ( the via based amd 64 one)

    http://eu.shuttle.com/sk83g.htm#sk83g

    and i want to put one of those 2 in 1 floppy / mem card readers in it, which connects via a usb 1.1 motherboard header.

    Trouble is the usb headers on the board are a very strange 5-pin deal.. Are these proprierty?? Do they only want me to use a shuttle card reader? Ive been googling for about half an hour and cant find much about these at all?

    There are 2 of them and some people seem to suggest each feeds one usb port or something....it's all very confusing...

    can i buy some kind of adapter? I'm thinking i could simply extract the 5 wires from the cable and solder them onto the pins, but since this machine is for a customer i dont want to B0rk the bloody thing!

    What do you guys do?

    cheers for any help, im desperate as this guy flies to greece on saturday so i need to fix this sharpish!

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    You can't really get proprietary USB headers, although many are a different layout.

    The manual should give tell you what each pin is for.
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    Problem solved now cheers Kez, took the pins out and made my own block out of plastic, glue and tape

    Looks better than it sounds :0

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