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Vendor ID of Device from Model Number

Discussion in 'Computers and Networks' started by MrAl, May 31, 2013.

  1. MrAl

    MrAl Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Hello there,


    I would like to find the vendor ID of any USB device through the model number alone. I want to do this so that i can look up the vendor id's BEFORE a device is actually purchased. They dont usually post the vendor id numbers with the advertisement, so i'd like to do this for certain devices that plug into the USB.

    For example, the Mitsumi model D353FUE USB Floppy Disk Drive. I need the USB vendor id number but i dont have the device in my possession yet. This is an external USB floppy drive.

    This is very important so i would appreciate any ideas or suggestions.
     
  2. KeepItSimpleStupid

    KeepItSimpleStupid Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    I'd pose my questio to www.usb.org.

    Here is info about Vendor ID's: http://www.usb.org/developers/vendor/

    There is always the possibilit that the company uses a hi-jacked IC like that of the FDDI chips.

    The program USBDevView does provide that info when the device is in your possession.
     
  3. MrAl

    MrAl Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Hi there,

    Thanks much for the reply. I must have missed this reply because i am just seeing it now.

    I'll have to try to contact them i guess because i cant buy 100 devices to test each and every one of them on my own computer :) I tried their site but it's down or something.
     

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