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Connectix AV and USB device

by themonkeymen / June 15, 2009 7:48 AM PDT

Hey, recently I was browsing a local flea market and found something that looked neat so I took it home.

It was a little triangular plastic box with a USB cord coming out and two yellow AV jacks labeled "video out" and "video in." On the front and back, it has the company name Connectix. It's model and FCC ID# is LKD8. It's patent number is 1049-660-001. Theres a barcode on it with a series of numbers, but i don't know what they are from.

I figured this could have a lot of possibilities, such as displaying my laptop screen on a tv..... displaying my tv screen on a laptop.... and stuff like that.

Unfortunately I plugged the usb into my computer and was unable to find the correct drivers and stuff to work it. I really don't know what I need, being that I don't even really know what the box does.

I googled connectix, but coudln't really find anything except reports about patent and copyright troubles and stuff like that.

can anybody shed some light on the workings of this device, as well as some of the capabilities that I could use it for? ALso, what kind of software would I need to allow it to work...

any help would be appreciated!

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thanks but.....
by themonkeymen / June 15, 2009 11:34 AM PDT
In reply to: I found this page


i appreciate the link, but i checked out the first two search results that looked like they would apply, and they both were fails, as far as driver installation goes.

what would happen is... i would plug in the device and after a while it would say that it can't find the drivers so then i would try to manually find them... and then browsing or whatever... they wouldn't appear on the list, so i assume there is a general problem or soemthing.

... i have vista... could that be the problem or something? i forget the name of the first driver, but the second one i tried was called cxusb.sys.... is there a certain extension that i should be looking for when working with vista?

i'm stumped and i really want this thing to work. if anybody has any ideas, please lemme know.

greatly appreciated.!

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Vista could be the problem . . .
by Coryphaeus / June 15, 2009 9:11 PM PDT
In reply to: thanks but.....

if this is an older device, newer drivers may not have been created. You may now have a nice door stop.

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by jeff_windows_team / June 16, 2009 2:17 AM PDT
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