Originally Posted by Direwolf131
I am fed up with all things uniden, long story short, will a standard USB to mini-USB cable sold at Radio shack(for programming from computer)work or not? Thnaks.....
No, it won't. The socket on the scanner is not a mini-USB.
And you will need to use a serial port on the computer, not a USB.
Or a USB to serial adaptor from the computer.
The Uniden USB-1 cable has a USB to serial adaptor built in, and the Uniden connector on the scanner end.