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  1. Sodequis

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  2. Bill

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    Very cool! Where can a micro USB to Composite video cable be found at?
     
  3. gatorjm7

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    Pretty cool. Doesn't look too bad either. Not any worse than regular TV.
     
  4. Roller

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    Is there such a thing as a Micro USB to HDMI cable :D
     
  5. XDaydreamerX11

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    Haha, Call up Best Buy - tell them they should make it!
     
  6. SprintFun

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    Wow, that looks really good. I'm impressed...I thought the TV out would be through the 3.5mm jack and not the USB port - I think that probably provides better quality.
     
  7. dibs ODDJOB

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    It will be made by Monster. It will cost $2.76 to make in China. They will sell it for $120 retail.
     
  8. Dream

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    That is FREEKIN AWESOME!
     
  9. XxICEMAN720xX

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    Where can I get one? and what is it called?
     
  10. ItsPTK

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    I'm pretty sure one of these cables was included with my Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS. I think my camera has the same funky dual purpose micro-usb/composite video out port. I'll need to check that out later.
     
  11. Piercing Heavens

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    Since its taking the USB slot? How will the phone stayed charged? I doubt its being charged by the TV.
     
  12. jikhead

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  13. Dream

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    According to mycablemart.com, this cable does not exist. :(
     
  14. kyler13

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    Excellent point. Seems like a good application for a "Y" cable so you can pass the video out and power in at the same time.
     
  15. alienwatcher

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    This seriously made my day. I doubt it'll be available instantly, but I'll be taking the Inc on vacation with me about a week after it comes out and it would be AWESOME to be able to throw on a cartoon for my little one. The applications for this sort of thing are pretty mind blowing!
     
  16. load97

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    Well, I had a nice post made till the forum crashed earlier. So you will have to go do the leg work this time. Go to Apple's website and lookup iphone tv-out cable. Thats how a nice cable would be made with power to the cell phone all the time. Also, think of Apple's proprietary iphone connection as the micro usb connection.
     
  17. Flaring Afro

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    and charge $300 for it....
     
  18. Roller

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  19. Flaring Afro

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    I don't think usb 2.0 is capable. With 3.0 maybe.

    Also, if it outputs composite, that's analog so it would take a completely different process to output hdmi. If htc didn't plan on digital out, it wouldn't work even if usb 2.0 -> hdmi were possible.
     
  20. dubya

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    The micro USB plug on the phone does not look like a standard plug. I would assume that some new cable will be developed.
     
  21. Flaring Afro

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    Micro usb is actually pretty old now. My 3 year old phone has it and it wasn't the first. My girlfriend's 2 year old regular flip phone even uses mico usb to charge.
     
  22. coolbone

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    Didn't CTIA declare micro usb as the standard charger for all phones from now?

    Of course it's doubtful Apple would follow suit with how popular that stupid connector is. I can't tell you how many of those ipod connectors have broken on me. Worst. Design. Ever.

    I don't see micro usb going away any time soon.
     

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