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Power Cord TOO Short

Discussion in 'Droid 4 Accessories' started by rwreuter, Mar 10, 2012.

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    is there anyone out there that thinks the USB power cord that attaches to the power block is way TOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO short?

    ok, now that i am done complaining...does anyone know where i can get a longer one?



    rob
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    Here's a 6 ft USB to Micro USB cable for $0.81. It has good reviews from people who have used it with Android phones.
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    Some long USB cords/extensions may prevent the phone from charging optimally (if at all), even though they may still work to transfer data.

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    Lol. Really?

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    Most aftermarket micro-usb cables will allow charging but not data transfer regardless of length.
    I have a 7ft cable that works like a champ to charge, but won't connect the phone for data transfer.
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    I once added a USB extension cable, and it charged VERY slowly.

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    I took the opposite approach. I use a 6 foot long extension cord.

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    Way back when I first got the OG Droid I thought the same thing, so I bought a Rocketfish 12' USB A/A Extension Cable from BB for about $30 and it works great for charging and fast data transfer. I really like having that extra cable, allows me to move around my bedroom or computer room without having to worry about a short cable being pulled out the USB port. Now, it is working great for my Droid 4 on Webtop, PC Mode and USB Mass storage. :biggrin:
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    I charge my MBA from my nightstand so the power supply without the extension works best for me.
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    I just use a usb extension from an old mouse I used to have and it works just fine for my original droid, might not charge 100% the way but a charge without it every month or so and a battery calibration works just fine
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    18 inches is less than 2 feet. Did you mean 18 feet?

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    Yes, wow, how did I not catch that lol... Yeah, all those 'inches' I said should be feet, I'll edit that. Posted that late at night :p.
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    I get all of my cables from monoprice.com. They are inexpensive but very high quality cables. They come in a variety of different lengths. Don't buy cables from bestbuy, they have a 1000% markup on those items and the quality is crap.

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