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Front-panel mounted USB and SD card reader PCB-sockets

TTL

Oct 24, 2013
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A project of mine needs a couple of USB-A (female) sockets (to accept USB pen drives, keyboards, mice etc.) and an SD socket (to accept an SD-memory card) with a USB connector of any kind -both which should be PCB mounted and easy to somehow fasten securely on to a 19" rack font panel, or fastened in some other manner inside the enclosure while still being accessible from the front panel.

I would imagine eBay having small PCBs with mounting frames and the USB connectors or SD-card sockets soldered on but so far I haven't found anything. Maybe I've just used the wrong search-terms. Suggestions?
 

FuZZ1L0G1C

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Or you could go to a computer repair shop, and beg/buy one from an old stripped computer.
Goes by various names:
Fred, Jack John... :)
USB interface panel, USB ports, Front user interface panel.....
 

kellys_eye

Jun 25, 2010
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Find a junk PCI USB extension board - they usually have 4 or 5 PCB-mounted sockets fitted. There are also PC back-plate-mounted USB sockets often found in motherboard kits so you can fit the 'extended' USB connections to the rear of PC cases.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lindy-USB...06265&hash=item568da176f8:g:2dwAAOSwNRdX4vnV2

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VIA-4-Por...632835&hash=item1a3736a333:g:27AAAOSwo4pYgM15

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/90cm-Dual...204605?hash=item3d45273d7d:g:yAUAAOSwg3FUkCHF

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1M-Univer...956338?hash=item361f46a0b2:g:k~QAAOSwYmZXM-XN
 
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