How can I get an extra USB "header" inside my case?

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  1. Jonathan Burk

    Jonathan Burk Second Unit

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    I'm trying to hook up a card reader, and its only connection is an internal "header" plug. Well, my motherboard doesn't have a USB header, so I need to find another solution.

    I figure I have two options:

    1. Cut off the existing connector and splice in a conventional USB plug, and snake it out to the back of the case (or find a pre-built adapter).

    2. Find a USB card that has a USB pins on the inside. Does anyone know if these exist?
     
  2. Mike LS

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    I've gone the first route before, though my card reader came with an adapter.

    See if the following would work....

    http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=1116

    As for option 2, I've not seen USB card with header pins on it, but they very well may exist.
     
  3. Glenn Overholt

    Glenn Overholt Producer

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    How about...

    3. Find another card reader that uses a USB plug.

    Glenn
     
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