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    Monoprice Essentials USB Type C to USB-A 3.1 Gen 2 Cable, 10Gbps, 3A, 30AWG, Black, 1m (3.3ft)
    Product # 24287
    MONOPRICE ESSENTIALS
    $7.99
    Color:
    black - selected white
    In Stock This item should ship today (9/20/2018) if ordered within 56 minutes

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    Does this cable use 56kΩ resistors? Nintendo is now recommending this when charging the Switch.
    Robert S on Apr 8, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Looking at the cable closely I don’t see a 56k resistor or provisions for one. Monoprice customer service is very good, they should provide a definite answer.
    The description mentions 5a charging, which contradicts the product title listing 3a. Which is it?
    A shopper on Nov 16, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: The product description has been adjusted to reflect 3A of power. Sorry for any confusion this may have caused.
    Will this work on Essential PH1 phone? Will it pass data if I connect it to a computer? Will it work with my car usb through the app Android Auto? Thanks
    A shopper on Mar 21, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: I am currently using this cable in a 2018 Audi Q5 for Android Auto. It has performed flawlessly.
    Will this cable work to power a Nintendo Switch?
    Scott S on Jul 18, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Select Series 3.1 USB-C to USB-A Gen 2 cable is capable of charging the Nintendo Switch, but will not pass Data.
    Is there a longer version available?
    A shopper on Dec 8, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: One meter is currently the maximum length we are able to make for this configuration. You can also consider going with our Select Series 2.0 USB-C to USB-A cable (PID 27928). This cable has a maximum length of 4 meters.
    Will this power and pass data between a Pixel 2 and Windows 10 via a USB 3 port on the Windows machine?
    A shopper on Jan 10, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: I'm not sure about the Pixel 2, but it does power OR pass data on the 1st gen Pixel. You will have to select on the phone what you want the usb port to do, power the phone or pass data.
    Will this cable work on using a power bank to the Nintendo Switch?
    Andy A on Nov 20, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: The Select Series 3.1 USB-C to USB-A Gen 2 is capable of charging the Nintendo Switch via a Power Bank.
    Can this be used to connect a Mac desktop machine and a MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, early 2016) in Target Disk Mode? (Apple says their cable is only for charging and won't work in this configuration.)
    A shopper on Dec 8, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: We are also aligned with Apple when it comes to connecting via Target Disk Mode.
    will this transfer video from your phone to a laptop?
    Art M on Jun 3, 2018
    4.4 / 5.0
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    Perfect. Better. Backed my Monoprice
    Works great. Durable. No cons.
    Gonna order more

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    August 26, 2017
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    Great.
    Works great with the Google pixel. It even supports fast charging.
    September 16, 2017
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    USB-C to USB Charging / Data High Performance Cord
    Price was great, purchased 3 of them.
    Fast Charges my Samsung Galaxy S8+ when using with Samsung Fast USB Charger
    August 9, 2017
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    Fixed Android Auto disconnects!
    I was having random Android Auto disconnects every few minutes in my 2016 Golf R when connected to my Google Pixel 2 XL via an Insignia-brand cable I got at Best Buy. Replacing it with this Monoprice cable completely solved the issue, and this cable also cost less, even including 2-day shipping!
    December 19, 2017
    Purchased
    9 months ago
    USB-C cable
    Works flawlessly, no issues with cable detection or slow charging like the cheaper cables. They are so handy, I have more than 5 so I won't misplace them.
    November 11, 2017
    Purchased
    11 months ago
    A quality product
    The cables fast charge my Note 8 and work great at data transfer.
    October 28, 2017
    Purchased
    11 months ago
    Awesome Quality!
    I bought this to use with my car charger. It works great and helps to charge my Galaxy Note 8 very quickly! Couldn't be happier with the pricing or quality of this cord!
    January 29, 2018
    Purchased
    8 months ago
    Surprise ! USB C !
    Surprise ! My new phone has a USB C connector on it ! And I have ONE USB C cable, the charge cable that came with the phone. Fortunately, it also serves as a data cable, so I could load the phone.So, I ordered a pair of USB C to USB A, male and female cables. Two sets. It will take me at least 3 days to lose them. Then I will need more ! USB C ! Who needs it ? Who has a choice in the matter ?
    July 31, 2018
    Purchased
    2 months ago
    The cable failed after just a few weeks. It started having connection issues only a few days after getting it and it never seemed to allow a rapid charge.
    April 23, 2018
    Purchased
    6 months ago
    It is not as tight fit to my smartphone as the OEM cable.
    June 24, 2018
    Purchased
    3 months ago

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