New Generation 3 Models From CobyUSA

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  1. Traveller

    Traveller Super Moderator Staff Member

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    As you can see, the new units do not include host adapter or headphones. Not including the headphones isn't a big deal because the headphones in general suck wind. But Coby removed all mention of USB host capability from the new tablets. This means that the host adapter support was removed, either in software, in hardware, or both. This also means that if new users come to us with problems related to inverted or dead touchscreens there may be no way for them to use keyboards or mice to navigate and fix the situation.

    On an upgrade note, the 9742 is now certified to use the Amazon Appstore. Oddly enough, checking Coby's pages it appears to be the only Generation 3 tablet that is certified. On that matter, I'm leaning towards Coby simply not updating their pages since it's odd that only one tablet in the entire lineup is certified. Anyway, while I'm sure most of us are proficient enough to install the Amazon Appstore ourselves, Coby was nice enough to provide installation instructions here.
     
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    List of Models by Processor:
    7034, 7036, 7048, 8048: Cortex A5 (Telechips)
    7030, 7032: Unknown, possibly Cortex A5 (Telechips)
    7033, 7035: Cortex A8 (VI Micro)
    7042, 8042, 9042, 9740, 9742, 1042, 1045: Cortex A8 (Allwinner)
     
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    I wanted to share the fact that the usb supports a mouse on my 9740 model. I used the adapter from one of my 9742 tablet. This could be because I am using a modified version of the 9742 roms.
     
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    I never updated the initial post, but it was determined that the USB host support was in fact present. Coby just doesn't include the adapter anymore. :)
     
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    I wonder if Coby is ever going to get past the 1GHZ.
     

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