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# 207918 19-Jan-2017 13:39
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Hi all.  I want to use a magnetic USB cable for charging my Vive controllers. I purchased a couple online but the adapter was to big to fit into the controll USB connection.

 

 

 

Has anybody out ther had any luck with these?

 

 

 

Cheers paul.


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  # 1705814 19-Jan-2017 14:48
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Curious.
What are magnetic usb cables and how/why do the differ from the default cables ?

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  # 1705825 19-Jan-2017 15:05
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afe66: Curious.
What are magnetic usb cables and how/why do the differ from the default cables ?

A.

 

https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/3-pack-magnetic-microusb-cable-1m/


 
 
 
 


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  # 1705869 19-Jan-2017 15:31
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I've been using these on my phone for about a year and they are great. The plug in bit is a VERY tight fit but it never has to come out... Of course the downside is you can't use just any cable anymore, but the convenience and no wear and tear on the phone is worth it to me.

 

 

 

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  # 1705901 19-Jan-2017 15:52
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There are some smaller looking ones on aliexpress, but no measurements I could see in a quick look over so would probably still need some estimation from the product pictures if you have enough space on them to get them to fit.





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  # 1705906 19-Jan-2017 15:59
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richms:

 

There are some smaller looking ones on aliexpress, but no measurements I could see in a quick look over so would probably still need some estimation from the product pictures if you have enough space on them to get them to fit.

 

 

I've found these ones which look pretty good even if they are more expensive and they have really good reviews.

 

 

 

Also I didn't realise that the are 2 different types, charge only and charge and data.


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  # 1707942 23-Jan-2017 11:35
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Would be interested in what you decide on / your experience, OP. Looking for something similar but can't really make up my mind. 


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