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[Q] HTC car dock cable

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By Nemesis_00, Senior Member on 9th September 2014, 10:18 PM
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Hi,

With the old HTC One M7, I had the original car dock, which was fine except it forced me to remove the case, and it also scratched the back of the phone a little if dust was trapped while sliding it. So I went with a universal one this time.

But I still want it to go to Car Mode once the power cable is plugged in. I know a resistor between pin 4-5 on the USB cable will probably do the trick, but I am looking to buy a ready made cable instead of cutting the insulation on an existing one to add the resistor then wrap it with a tape. It's ugly.

But I can't seem to find anyone selling those, does somebody have an idea where can I get one of those?
 
 
30th September 2014, 02:51 AM |#2  
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I have a car dock cable from my razr maxx. Ill try in on my new HTC One M8 and you know if that will work.
30th September 2014, 06:07 AM |#3  
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Saw this:

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...955474&alt=web

Seems over priced though.

Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk
30th September 2014, 05:45 PM |#4  
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Monoprice
Monoprice is your best friend. If you are in CA, standard shipping takes overnight. I always order the 6 ft cable so the kids can charge the Nexus 7 while using it.

http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_i...seq=1&format=2
30th September 2014, 06:33 PM |#5  
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Originally Posted by citronbull

Monoprice is your best friend. If you are in CA, standard shipping takes overnight. I always order the 6 ft cable so the kids can charge the Nexus 7 while using it.

http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_i...seq=1&format=2

that seems to just be a normal USB cable
he's looking for one that'll activate the car dock mode upon plug in.
1st October 2014, 08:37 AM |#6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nemesis_00

Hi,

With the old HTC One M7, I had the original car dock, which was fine except it forced me to remove the case, and it also scratched the back of the phone a little if dust was trapped while sliding it. So I went with a universal one this time.

But I still want it to go to Car Mode once the power cable is plugged in. I know a resistor between pin 4-5 on the USB cable will probably do the trick, but I am looking to buy a ready made cable instead of cutting the insulation on an existing one to add the resistor then wrap it with a tape. It's ugly.

But I can't seem to find anyone selling those, does somebody have an idea where can I get one of those?

Ibolt sells a dock that is compatible with the One M8, I use it myself, and I believe they offer charging cables as well. You can also buy the ibolt cable from Amazon here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00EOY...f=pd_aw_sims_9

Note: you will need a secondary microusb cable to connect this cable to the charger.
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