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USB OTG cable with downward right-angle

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12th August 2014, 11:36 AM   |  #1  
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when I use a USB keyboard with my XZU, the cable sticks out "up" or to the left when phone in landscape mode



I haven't been able to find a right-angled USB OTG cable where it turns the other way

can anyone help?
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23rd August 2014, 11:10 PM   |  #2  
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when I use a USB keyboard with my XZU, the cable sticks out "up" or to the left when phone in landscape mode



I haven't been able to find a right-angled USB OTG cable where it turns the other way

can anyone help?
thanks!

U mean like this? Or this?
https://www.dropbox.com/s/1pz99cyjgp...G0876.jpg?dl=0 but this is charging cable u would need an otg head

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23rd August 2014, 11:20 PM   |  #3  
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U mean like this? Or this?
https://www.dropbox.com/s/1pz99cyjgp...G0876.jpg?dl=0 but this is charging cable u would need an otg head

yes, an OTG version of the bottom one in the image you posted on dropbox

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12th November 2014, 03:01 PM   |  #4  
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I found these:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/White-Micr...-/131344967102
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/USB-A-fema...-/320786314480

However, what might be more useful are right angle converters in both Liberal and Conservative forms (left and right leaning)
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pair-90-De...-/261585900510
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a little bit off topic but I have bought 2 USB OTG cables off eBay and neither works with my Z ultra, but they do work with the wife's Note 3. Does anyone know if there's a setting I'm maybe forgetting to turn on or if I need a specific cable?

There's no power at all going to the devices I connect, have tried everything from keyboards, thumb drives and dualshock controllers.
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a little bit off topic but I have bought 2 USB OTG cables off eBay and neither works with my Z ultra, but they do work with the wife's Note 3. Does anyone know if there's a setting I'm maybe forgetting to turn on or if I need a specific cable?

There's no power at all going to the devices I connect, have tried everything from keyboards, thumb drives and dualshock controllers.

The one i bought from Amazon a year ago works perfect, it was $1.99
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I didn't do anything special to get USB OTG working.
It could be that your USB device is drawing too much power, which a Note could manage but the XZU can't?
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I don't (yet) have this phone, so maybe I'm missing something...
Why not flip the phone the other way, so the USB port is on the top?

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