USB Pen Drive - Schematics?

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USB Pen Drive - Schematics?

Post by qartis » Sun May 30, 2004 11:40 am

Has anyone attempted to make their own USB "pen" drive? You know, tiny little memory sticks that can be read by any modern computer as a "USB Mass Storage" device. Obtaining a reasonably large amount of flash memory would be hard enough, but would it be possible to use a microcontroller to emulate the USB Mass Storage protocol, and then output to a USB transceiver? Obviously this is a case where it's way easier to just buy one at the store, but it seems like they have a 90% price markup simply because they're a novelty.

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Re: USB Pen Drive - Schematics?

Post by Mike » Mon May 31, 2004 6:58 pm

like you said, just buy one in the store.<p>how much are you looking for?<p>i have seen both 32Mb and then 64Mb flash drives at officemax for free after rebates.

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Re: USB Pen Drive - Schematics?

Post by dacflyer » Wed Jun 02, 2004 4:54 am

i have seen , they make them as big as 1Gig.
bout the size of a zippo lighter...

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