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    Default Lightning car charger

    Do they sell a real car charger yet ?

    I don't want to have to use my data cable in my car.

    I hate 2 piece chargers.

    Thanks
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    Default Re: Lightning car charger

    Car Charger with Lightning connector for iPhone 5 (2.1 Amp) | Chargers | Lightning | Products | Belkin USA Site

    This is a licensed one from Belkin. You can however look up cheaper alternatives (may be unlicensed).

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    http://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-F8J075

    This is a licensed one from Belkin. You can however look up cheaper alternatives (may be unlicensed).
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    Default Re: Lightning car charger

    Anyone with a link for "unlicensed?"
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    Default Lightning car charger

    Supposedly, the "unlicensed" cables won't work because there is some chip in the actual connector for authenticity purposes. Not sure if this is true or not (I also read that some did a tear down of the cable and that the chip can easily be worked around).
    Just remember, everything happens for a reason...

    If you found my post helpful, feel free to click "Thanks!"
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    Default Re: Lightning car charger

    I just bought a cable on e-bay for $7.99. I will report back, just for my car with the cigarette lighter USB adapter I have.
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    Default Lightning car charger

    I bought one for 6 bucks and works perfectly fine. Depends on where u buy.
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    Default Lightning car charger

    Where did you get yours Sharma?
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    Default Lightning car charger

    Quote Originally Posted by Terrigno View Post
    Where did you get yours Sharma?
    http://www.sunsky-online.com/product...ject.id=267205

    These are the ones I bought. Lightning car charger-imageuploadedbytapatalk1353438294.032598.jpg

    The one on the right is the generic and left is original.
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    Default Lightning car charger

    Why doesn't apple have one yet ?

    I'll go with the Belkin I guess.

    I don't like those cheap chargers, it's not a cheap phone, why get a cheap charger...
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    Quote Originally Posted by cpc12 View Post
    Why doesn't apple have one yet ?

    I'll go with the Belkin I guess.

    I don't like those cheap chargers, it's not a cheap phone, why get a cheap charger...
    Get a 2 amp USB charger and use the OEM lighting cable.


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    Default Lightning car charger

    Went with the Belkin

    Thanks..
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    Quote Originally Posted by sharma15 View Post
    SUNSKY - 1:1 Seiko Edition Lightning 8 Pin USB Sync Data / Charging Cable for iPhone 5, iPad mini, iTouch 5, Length: 1m

    These are the ones I bought. Click image for larger version. 

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    The one on the right is the generic and left is original.
    the generic is monstrous in size!!!
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    Default Lightning car charger

    The weirdest thing has happened to me. My official cable has stopped working. I've tried many power sources and nothings working. My unofficial one however works fine... Lets figure this one out guys maybe apples banned my official cable from dispensing power

    /sarcasm
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    Quote Originally Posted by sharma15 View Post
    The weirdest thing has happened to me. My official cable has stopped working. I've tried many power sources and nothings working. My unofficial one however works fine... Lets figure this one out guys maybe apples banned my official cable from dispensing power

    /sarcasm
    Take the cable to an Apple store. They'll probably give you another one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    Take the cable to an Apple store. They'll probably give you another one.
    That's the plan.

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