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Monoprice.com $10 off $30 deal until 3/7/2014

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12th January 2014, 11:20 PM   |  #1  
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I put this in general accessories, but I figured I would share this here too. Monoprice.com has a $10 off $30 coupon when you enter TAXACT217. I believe it's for new accounts only, but give it a shot anyway if you're a regular.

Premium 6ft and 3ft USB to Micro USB Cables
http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_i...seq=1&format=2
http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_i...seq=1&format=2

I've heard good things here at xda and elsewhere about the Premium cables as they allow your device to fully draw as much as it can with higher amp output chargers/adapters. I have a couple of good micro USB cables that work really well for both charge/data, and some crappy ones where despite having good 2A adapters, only pull 500mA on a good day, when the stars and moon align, and rainbows can be seen at night... This way I can make sure my Nexus 5 and my Qi chargers are utilizing the most they can.

10 Cables and the car charger came to $27.75 shipped to Polar Bear land with small package Canada post shipping.

*Edit: Updated with new discount code.
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20th February 2014, 12:33 PM   |  #2  
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Do you know of any other long USB cables that are good? For me to get monoprice to ship one cable is $39 shipping
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Samsung ECB-DU4EWE is decent 5ft (151cm) cable. I get around 1650mA (Nexus 5 maximum allowed amperage) using it with 2A charger. Unfortunately the cheapest I found was here http://www.ebay.com/itm/321231245646 (you need to pick the option 'extra long 5 ft cable only'). It's around $8 with free shipping, so nowhere near the monoprice premium cable price range, but still it was the cheapest option for me (I'm living in Europe).
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How do you measure the current draw? The apps from the play store seem inconsistent.

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21st February 2014, 06:53 AM   |  #5  
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So does this works with existing customer?
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So does this works with existing customer?

Not with existing customers. You can just use a different email address, or sign out as a guest and it will work just fine though.

Also, that code has expired (even though they said March 7th)...

This one works: TAXACT217
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