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Premium USB to Micro USB Charge & Sync Cable 6ft- Black
The USB micro B connector has become the new universal standard connector used on most smartphones and tablets. This premium USB 2.0 cable features a USB A male plug on one end and a USB micro B male plug on the other end. The polycarbonate connector heads are designed to fit through most phone and tablet cases, so you don't need to remove the case to charge or sync your device.
The connector heads measure 0.51" x 0.36" x 0.25" (13.0 x 9.3 x 6.3 mm) on the USB micro B end and 0.51" x 0.55" x 0.25" (13.0 x 13.8 x 6.3 mm) on the USB A end. The gold plated connectors ensure a smooth, corrosion-free connection. The cable is shielded to protect against signal interference and data loss.
- 100% compliant with USB 2.0 specifications
- Gold plated connectors ensure a smooth, corrosion-free connection
- Ultra-thin polycarbonate connector heads fit through most phone/tablet cases
- Shielded to protect against external signal interference
PROS: Light weight and flexible, these cables are easy to manipulate and arrange as you would like. I have used them to connect Samsung Galaxy S2, S3, S4 to PCs and to chargers and they functioned well.
CONS: On the two cables I used, the flexible rubber outer skin came loose from the plastic encasement at the micro USB end, exposing the inner conductor wires. This allowed the inner wires to flex too much and could cause the copper wires to break. To reduce the wear, I applied electrician's tape to the exposed area, but I need to reapply it every month or two, as the sticky tape becomes loose.
PROS: "Snaps" into place
CONS: Not long enough
Wish they sold these also in 4' or 5' lengths for the car. 3' is too short and 6' is a little too long! Just a suggestion Monopeople.
solid connection into Micro B side
CONS: Nothing yet
PROS: works like a charm with my galaxy s4! full charge at 1900ma
CONS: not sure how long it will last
The Down side with buying cheap cables is cheap cables. I have had issues with the clips wearing out quick on the Micro-Usb side. When they work they work Great. If they would use a different more stiff metal on it I think the cable would be amazing. The other issue is wires showing as the rubber breaks from where the cable joins the Micro-Usb connector. These has been a Constant issue and not one cable in the few years of purchasing has avoided this self destruct mechanism. Electrical tape or using the RMA always fixes it. I usually buy 5 Cables at a time this way I have extra if a few go bad.
Overall its a great cable that suffers from a long time plaguing wearing issue. I have yet to see the company make any changes to this cable to solve the issue of quick wear from moderate to heavy use. BUT I have never been turned down for the RMA's. I also forget alot to use the RMA's and just wind up ordering new cables because I tend to just throw them out. But thats my wallet issue, don't let it be yours. Compared to spending $13-$25 at local Computer stores or even more. I think the little issues are worth the long time savings. I can get several of these for the price of One at a Brick and mortar or other online areas and I know the quality will last around 6 months before I need to RMA or restock.
PROS: Low Cost
Turbo Charge 2.0 Compatible
Gets The Job Done
CONS: Cheap Material
Weak around Connector clips
Weak around the joining of the wire to the head of the cable
PROS: Wire used is of good quality
CONS: Connectors look to be of good quality but actually are not.
PROS: Hasn't stopped working!
CONS: None as of yet!