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Old 12-18-2012, 11:56 AM   #1
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Orig Kindle (1) - what cable?

Hey yall! I can find this with a search, so I guess I'll ask: My mom is still using my original Kindle (1, if you will). What cable do I need to side-load files onto that? Is that cable part of the charging cable? She has the charging cable, but is so non-techy that I can't ask her if "the end comes off" or if there is a different input spigot for loading books from a computer.

But I want to do just that, when I visit her soon. So I knew somebody here would know what cable is needed to side-load files. ??
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:00 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure that the Kindle 1 and 2 used a mini USB connector. It switched to micro USB at the K3.
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:01 PM   #3
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Are you sure, Harry? because I'm pretty sure my k2 and my k3 used the same cable.
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:02 PM   #4
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Hi BGD!

I still have my orginal K1 as well, and the box it came in.

The cable it came with did not have the removeable end....its all one piece that plugs into the wall and K1.

I think this is what you want.......

http://www.amazon.com/Amazon-Kindle-...riginal+Kindle
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:03 PM   #5
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Just checked - it's micro USB. Strange - I could have sworn it was mini. Funny the tricks that one's memory can play!
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:06 PM   #6
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I have plenty of mini's around; I'll just take one with me. Thanks -- I thought I remembered NOT giving her this cable, so she wouldn't lose it. That would imply that it wasn't the same cable as the charging cable. But I'll have both micro and mini devices along with me, so I'll be all set.
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:20 PM   #7
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Per the user guide:

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Connectivity — USB 2.0 (mini-B connector) EVDO/CDMA wireless modem.
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:23 PM   #8
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