Do you use third party charging cables?

pr1nce

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We have all been there your original Apple charging cable stops working for whatever reason. So, you run out to get a replacement. Do you buy a third party cable or do you buy an Apple cable? I've bought some third party cables that worked just fine.
 

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I do but will probably stick to the Apple ones. I do find that with Belkin the cable is more durable than the Apple one IMO.
 

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Every cable I buy is MFi certified. Mine are almost totally Apple cables, but I have a couple of short ones from Monoprice. However, with that said, I ONLY use Apple charger blocks - both the 5W and the 10/12W versions, but NEVER a 3rd party charger block.
 

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I have used 3rd party charging cables on occasion, but I primarily use one from Apple.
 

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I always use genuine Apple chargers when in the house, but my car charger isn't Apple. I don't need to charge out of the house that regularly though so very rarely use the car charger.
 

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It's also the quality. I got the cables when I got my Mini. When did Apple release one for 2m?

Not sure when they released it, but I’ve had mine for about 6-8 months. It’s on their website:

The stupid forum software won’t let me post the link - says it’s spam. #iMoreFail
 

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I mainly use apple cables and wall chargers now, I used to use a belkin wall charger and 30-pin cable cause my iPod didn't come with a wall charger and the cable that came with the wall charger was longer.

Here's the link to the 2m cable on the Apple store:

Lightning to USB Cable (2 m) - Apple Store (U.S.)

I might have to pick one up one day that will come in handy for me.


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