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USB ports aren't just for computer data

Old 05-27-2009, 11:32 PM
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Default USB ports aren't just for computer data

These are REAL


What's next?
Old 05-27-2009, 11:37 PM
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Default RE: USB ports aren't just for computer data

I've seen some even less useful things sadly.
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I know COMP USA sold some cup warmer/coolers that plugged into a USB port...USB ports are for data or power transfer, So, anything that needs (I think) less that 4v DC power, can be pluggesd into a USB port...
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Human technology at its best!
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I've seen some even less useful things sadly.
Like these?

A REAL desk cleaner ($20)










Now I'm getting a little too carried away...





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Default RE: USB ports aren't just for computer data

USB missile launchers for the win. Google it.
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Default RE: USB ports aren't just for computer data

I was just about to say that. I saw one in a catalog. Really awesome.
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Hahhaha. I want one!
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There's one for about $40 which has software to aim it, with a cool radar screen and everything. It looks much more realistic than the one above as well. I'll try and find it. IIRC, it was one of the top results on google for 'USB Missile launcher'... While I'm looking for the link, here's a video of the exact product I'm talking about. When it fires, pay attention to the ones that do go a good distance, don't just look at the one or two that go only two feet. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmZ-QKglyrc
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Sorry, my mistake, the one that HJ posted is the best one available at the moment from what I've seen. Just the others look a bit more realistic.

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ORIGINAL: Foxy

There's one for about $40 which has software to aim it, with a cool radar screen and everything. It looks much more realistic than the one above as well. I'll try and find it. IIRC, it was one of the top results on google for 'USB Missile launcher'... While I'm looking for the link, here's a video of the exact product I'm talking about. When it fires, pay attention to the ones that do go a good distance, don't just look at the one or two that go only two feet. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmZ-QKglyrc
hahahahaha that looks cool. i want one

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Foxy, I think I found something even better!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9QyT...eature=related

No idea how it works though haha
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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rI-pct3zy18[/youtube]
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That Laptop is gonna be really sore in the morning!



[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LlVRu29j54[/youtube]

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Hahaha. Doon I dont think that tank is USB though. I believe its made by megatech.
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Anybody see the cup holder/cigarette lighter combo that fits in a 5.25" bay?

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