I ordered one of these, mistakenly thinking it was a male to female Y adaptor. Instead, it's something else, like a "lambda" adaptor, that takes one female and turns it into two males. I have no idea what it's good for, honestly, but it is really neat.
The construction is solid, it works great (and took some poking to make that test happen), but it probably isn't what you want, unless you want something really specific.
they should put a warning on this... !!!SUPERSIZED!!! it was a surreal moment when i opened the package, like I had entered the land of the giants. amazing quality, but not good for tight corners, small spaces, or connecting handheld devices. It would be perfect if it were half the size.
PROS: very high quality
CONS: larger than life. i mean disfunctionally thick cable. literally the cross section is 1/2"x1/4". too heavy and rigid for anything mobile.
I definitely agree with others that this is designed for permanent attachments - which is exactly what I have. But I knew this going in as this is similar to other adapters and cables I have purchased from Monoprice - very thick and gold-tipped. I happen to love it!
I was extremely disappointed when I tried plugging this adapter in only to find out the two male prongs were too spaced apart to work with my laptop. Shame, considering the product looks to be of high quality. If the two male jacks were able to each be moved around individually, this wouldn't be a problem.
PROS: Great quality, looks super durable.
CONS: The distance between the two male adapters didn't fit in my laptop as they were too spread apart. This is a problem considering the two male connectors are fitted, meaning they can't be moved around individually. Basically, this makes the product unusable for me.