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Aftermarket chargers and sync cables

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4th February 2013, 04:12 PM   |  #1  
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Has anyone had a positive experience using an aftermarket sync cable or charger? I have bought a few (for other devices) in the past, but several have had issues (flaky touch screen during charging, slow/no charge).

I'm looking for outlet type, USB sync and car charger (long cord!).

Any good reports?
4th February 2013, 11:57 PM   |  #2  
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Search Amazon. I have had good experiences buying the cables. My cat seems like them and chews on the cables if I forget to put them away. I don't remember the brand but there is one where the cable casing is a rubber material. I think it's like 2 for 15bucks and they are 6' I think. I've had the best luck with those.

When I tried an aftermarket charger it was for the Prime. It didn't work at all but was also the first aftermarket plug being sold. Over heated and would stop charging a few minutes after plugging it in but continued to heat up. People are giving a few of them 4 star reviews. They may have gotten better now. Other than that it's buy the oem charger. I have not seen an aftermarket usb plug that can deliver the 15v required in these units. If anyone else knows of one I'd probably order one for work.
9th February 2013, 10:16 AM   |  #3  
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I bought some off Amazon from a brand/company called "Power +"

They work great, both the car charger and the wall charger. A bit better quality than the factory Asus charger as well.
10th June 2013, 12:39 AM   |  #4  
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I was looking into the same myself. I've read many horror stories of aftermarket usb charger/sync cables from Amazon, some seemed to work "great" while down the page I read other users having theirs not fit right/fall apart at the connector.


I could definitely use a longer cable as the stock cable is just too short to use from the socket to the desk, let a lone if I'm under less than ideal places like a lounge/library.
10th June 2013, 12:38 PM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by ssnova

I could definitely use a longer cable as the stock cable is just too short to use from the socket to the desk, let a lone if I'm under less than ideal places like a lounge/library.

You can extend the cable with a USB 3.0 cable. (2.0 doesn't work).
11th June 2013, 07:19 AM   |  #6  
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I have this charger - albeit bought through eBay. I did not experience any problems with the charger itself, but the cable frayed where it meets the strain relief on the power brick after a couple of months. After taping up the connection, I am temporally using it to charge up the dock before I can get an OEM charger, but won't let it touch my Infinity itself.
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i brought one real crap had to mess with it for it to work
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Pwr+ Cables are awesome, They sent me one as a gift for posting a review of the ones I purchased too. kinda nice. I have the OEM cable now and three Pwr+, now I just need more power cubes. (Office Desk, home desk, bedside)
27th August 2013, 09:48 PM   |  #9  
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Pwr+ Cables are awesome, They sent me one as a gift for posting a review of the ones I purchased too. kinda nice. I have the OEM cable now and three Pwr+, now I just need more power cubes. (Office Desk, home desk, bedside)

Where did you post the review?

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Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/review/R3JD8T9...=&nodeID=&tag=

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