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I have misplaced the USB cable for my D5000 and would like to try tethering the camera to my laptop. I believe the model number is UC-E6. Does anyone have a spare one or know of a cheap place to buy one. I have issues justifying spending $10+ on a cable.
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im not a nikon expert but wouldnt it just be a mini-USB to regular USB?? thats what my canon is
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im not a nikon expert but wouldnt it just be a mini-USB to regular USB?? thats what my canon is
Well, its not the standard shape of the mini-usb and is different than the connector for my Droid.
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wish i could help you but dont know anything about nikon
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I saw that but reviews seem to indicate it is not the UC-E6, though I'm not sure how much I trust the reviews.
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Bump. Any other sources for this cable?
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The UC-E6 is the Nikon part number for a somewhat generic usb cable for cameras. I agree, it is a goofy-looking connector, but its the same as my mom's Sony Cybershot. I think its just a mini connector.

99% sure this is it:


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I'm pretty sure it's a standard mini USB to USB, at least that's what my D7000 has
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The UC-E6 is the Nikon part number for a somewhat generic usb cable for cameras. I agree, it is a goofy-looking connector, but its the same as my mom's Sony Cybershot. I think its just a mini connector.

99% sure this is it: Amazon.com: Mini USB Cable for Vivitar Vivicam, Nikon Coolpix, Sony Cybershot, Fuji Finepix, Panasonic Lumix & Others!: Electronics
Well, I ordered that one. For <$2.50 shipped its worth the risk. I hope it gets here by the end of the week so I can do some night shots this weekend.
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