Product ID: UMUSBOTG8IN
In stock: US: 823 | CA: 222
Now, you can download confidential information from your smartphone or tablet to an external drive, without having to use a Wi-Fi™ or mobile data connection. This 8 in. USB OTG cable gives you the perfect solution for backing up your important research and other data collected while you’re on the road.
The cable turns the Micro-USB port on your mobile device into a USB OTG host port, so that you can connect a Mini-USB drive or other Mini-USB device, such as a game controller, directly to your phone or tablet.
The OTG cable features a compact design that’s perfect for carrying as a tablet accessory.
The UMUSBOTG8IN is backed by StarTech.com’s lifetime warranty for guaranteed reliability.
Please Note: This adapter will only work with devices that support USB OTG. Please consult your documentation and/or your service provider to ensure that your device supports USB OTG functionality.
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector A||USB Micro-B (5 pin)|
|1 - Connector B||USB Mini-B (5 pin)|
|Cable Jacket Material||PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride|
|Cable Shield Material||Aluminum-Mylar Foil with Braid|
|Packaging Information||Shipping (Package) Weight||0,5 oz [13,0 g]|
|Package Length||8,8 in [22,3 cm]|
|Package Width||4,8 in [12,3 cm]|
|Package Height||0,4 in [10,0 mm]|
|Physical Characteristics||Weight of Product||0,4 oz [12,0 g]|
|Product Width||0,0 in [0,0 mm]|
|Product Height||0,0 in [0,0 mm]|
|Wire Gauge||28 AWG|
|Cable Length||8,0 in [20,3 cm]|
|Product Length||8,0 in [20,3 cm]|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||8in Micro-USB to Mini-USB OTG Cable - M/M|
When you troubleshoot issues with a USB On-The-Go (OTG) cable or adapter, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:
To test your setup components, try the following:
Use the OTG cable, USB peripherals(s), and attached media with another mobile device to see if the problem is with the components or the mobile device.
Test the attached media on a computer system.
Use a different mobile device, USB peripheral, and USB media in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.
If a USB storage device is not detected, make sure that the following is true:
The mobile device is compatible with OTG by verifying the mobile device's technical specifications.
The USB storage device is using a file system that is compatible with your mobile device (for example, NTFS).
The mobile device detects the USB storage device in a file browser (for example, Android File Manager).
If there are USB peripherals attached, such as hubs or adapters, make sure that the following is true:
The USB peripherals have drivers compatible with the operating system of the mobile device.
The USB peripherals are kept to a minimum and used only when necessary.
USB On-The-GO (OTG) allows mobile devices to act as a host for USB peripherals. To use OTG with a mobile device using a micro-USB connector, you need to use an OTG adapter to convert from the mobile device to USB.
Although many mobile devices use the micro-USB connector and the OTG adapters plug into your mobile device, the mobile device must have OTG support. OTG support is a hardware specification on your mobile device and cannot be resolved using updates of any kind.
To determine if your mobile device is OTG compliant, refer to the technical specifications of your mobile device.
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