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USB Cable I am about to connect a Brother MFC-465-CN printer to my system. I purchased a USB 2.0 high-speed cable which is 11 feet long. In the installation manual there are two references to the USB cable and they both say that the cable should not be longer than 6 feet. Will my using this longer cable adversely affect the printer/scanner/fax/photo performance ? Should I return the 11 foot long cable for a shorter one ?

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The longer one will work, no problem.
Now if the cable was 25 or 50 foot long, that would be a completely different story.
6' is what they consider as the "ideal" length.

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