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#270561 14-May-2020 22:41
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Plenty of places (PBTech, DSE, etc) sell Micro-USB to USB-C adapters, with a female Micro USB to Male USB-C.


I've never managed to find one that goes the other way (i.e. female USB-C to Male MicroUSB), and it would be useful (for charging Kindle from USB-C based charger from my phone, for example).


Has anyone seen these for sale anywhere?

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  #2484142 14-May-2020 22:51
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Using 2 adaptors is the only way I've made this happen. USB-C male to USB female, then a standard USB to micro cable into that.

I think the reason it's not produced as a stock cable is that micro USB can't take advantage of any of the USB-C improvements. Because of that, you're expected to use a legacy port for micro USB, snd start planning to upgrade your devices to USB-C / Thunderbolt.

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  #2484172 15-May-2020 07:21
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JaseNZ: Aliexpress has them

Thanks; hadn't looked there.

Although I may have to wait 124 weeks for delivery...

(My one recent offshore purchase from a US based company is still twiddling it's non-existing thumbs at JFK apparently; is been there about 4 weeks now)

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  #2484173 15-May-2020 07:24
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lxsw20: Not sure how much luck you will have in NZ, but they are a thing.

Close; but that looks like two plugs; I want a micro plug but a 'c' socket....

Thanks for the suggestion, however.

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