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Default Aftermarket chargers and sync cables

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!).

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

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