2x Anker USB-C Cables (Perfect for a Switch) £6.74 (Prime) / £10.73 (non Prime)  Sold by AnkerDirect and Fulfilled by Amazon
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2x Anker USB-C Cables (Perfect for a Switch) £6.74 (Prime) / £10.73 (non Prime) Sold by AnkerDirect and Fulfilled by Amazon

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Found 12th Feb
Amazon have a 2 pack of these cables currently on deal of the day!

This was perfect for me as I needed a cable to use with my portable charger for using my Switch on the go!

Its £6.74 if you have Prime or £10.73 without Prime.

Hope this helps helps some people!
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6ft ones (double the length) are only £7.49 too
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6ft ones (double the length) are only £7.49 too
Amazing. I've literally had this tab open on chrome for a week hesitant to buy for the old price. Few quid off. Sold.

Means i don't have to carry a cable every where... Can leave one in car
Thanks, bought and took advantage of the promo, giving 20% off a wall charger
Rob_13041 h, 32 m ago

6ft ones (double the length) are only £7.49 too


Ooh much better, the 3ft are handy but not the best if charging from a wall socket!
Great for charging but can’t use it with the dock
okay to charge a cheap usb-c phone but would not use it on an expensive phone or laptop as "3A charging speeds, protected with a 56k ohm pull-up resistor"
Do these work on land as well me hearties?
These are great one stopped working last week new one in the post no problems great company and customer service
OperateOnMe8 h, 56 m ago

okay to charge a cheap usb-c phone but would not use it on an expensive …okay to charge a cheap usb-c phone but would not use it on an expensive phone or laptop as "3A charging speeds, protected with a 56k ohm pull-up resistor"


I doubt if that's true, Anker would not recommend using these with an iPad pro is that was the case
Edited by: "solid" 12th Feb
Took a punt on this and then realised it was not usb 3.0, ah well serves me right for not looking.
londonlad191 h, 24 m ago

Ooh much better, the 3ft are handy but not the best if charging from a … Ooh much better, the 3ft are handy but not the best if charging from a wall socket!


Yeah I'd much prefer to have a little too much cable than not quite enough!
...to USB 2.0 cable...

mk no thanks then
Small point but the micro USB to USB C convertors are very handy, if you're like me with a ton of old wires.
Bought. Thanks op
OperateOnMe2 h, 50 m ago

okay to charge a cheap usb-c phone but would not use it on an expensive …okay to charge a cheap usb-c phone but would not use it on an expensive phone or laptop as "3A charging speeds, protected with a 56k ohm pull-up resistor"


The whole usb type c scare is very confusing. After a bit of research last week, what i took away from it was that, as long as your cable has the 56k ohm resistor or similar regluator it is good to go, as that will stop the device your charging from pulling too much power from the source? And the cables without a resistor, may be a danger to the device you are pulling the power from, if that device is a laptop etc. Other wise plugging it into a regular wall plug is fine.. Either way its confusing af
solid2 h, 25 m ago

I doubt if that's true, Anker would recommend using these with an iPad pro …I doubt if that's true, Anker would recommend using these with an iPad pro is that was the case


huhh?? anker description says "3A charging speeds, protected with a 56k ohm pull-up resistor"


Is an ipad pro is 2.4A but macbook pro and such like 4.something?? thus you get limited charging with a very hot cable - the heat is the danger bit with usb-c. So where did you get "Anker would recommend..."


Anker description from the amazon site, does not mention ipad pro but does say:

Compatible Devices (limited charging speeds)
- Nexus 5X/6P
- MacBook (2016)/MacBook Pro 13.3''/MacBook Pro 15.4''
- Google Chromebook/Pixel C
- Google Pixel/Pixel XL
t7mmu18 m ago

The whole usb type c scare is very confusing. After a bit of research last …The whole usb type c scare is very confusing. After a bit of research last week, what i took away from it was that, as long as your cable has the 56k ohm resistor or similar regluator it is good to go, as that will stop the device your charging from pulling too much power from the source? And the cables without a resistor, may be a danger to the device you are pulling the power from, if that device is a laptop etc. Other wise plugging it into a regular wall plug is fine.. Either way its confusing af


half right but if used at capacity the cables still run hot as the wires are essentially cheap and there is no power levelling at source. See androidauthority.com/bes…01/ or xda forums.

The resister stops the device from going kaboom but appears not stop the fire risk but the cables that are usb-3 speeds/hi speed have good quality copper so to say and are safe even though they are 3A. See amazon.com/dp/…HTG
Edited by: "OperateOnMe" 12th Feb
Rob_13044 h, 48 m ago

6ft ones (double the length) are only £7.49 too


Thanks, I didn't realise these were 3ft. Cancelled and ordered 6ft
OperateOnMe12th Feb

half right but if used at capacity the cables still run hot as the wires …half right but if used at capacity the cables still run hot as the wires are essentially cheap and there is no power levelling at source. See https://www.androidauthority.com/best-usb-type-c-cables-682801/ or xda forums.The resister stops the device from going kaboom but appears not stop the fire risk but the cables that are usb-3 speeds/hi speed have good quality copper so to say and are safe even though they are 3A. See https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0119EIHTG


Yeah, ive read alot of these pages and its still confusing.. As long as the cable is higher spec than device i.e. 2.4A device 3.0A charger, capacity should be fine? Plus this cable is thick, i would imagine with brands like anker decent copper would be used, even in usb less than 3.0?
I swear by these cables, they’re such good quality and anker support is brilliant - I had one which broke and they sent me a premium version as a replacement free of charge!(y)
Edited by: "catmeow" 12th Feb
OperateOnMe7 h, 6 m ago

huhh?? anker description says "3A charging speeds, protected with a 56k …huhh?? anker description says "3A charging speeds, protected with a 56k ohm pull-up resistor"Is an ipad pro is 2.4A but macbook pro and such like 4.something?? thus you get limited charging with a very hot cable - the heat is the danger bit with usb-c. So where did you get "Anker would recommend..." Anker description from the amazon site, does not mention ipad pro but does say:Compatible Devices (limited charging speeds)- Nexus 5X/6P- MacBook (2016)/MacBook Pro 13.3''/MacBook Pro 15.4''- Google Chromebook/Pixel C- Google Pixel/Pixel XL


Yes, you are correct, apologies.
I got confused with the specs of their usb wall charger.
For anyone interested/confused about all the variables involved when choosing a USB-C cable, this is a great place to start reading. It's aimed at Switch owners but a lot of it is applicable to all current USB-C devices.
nintendolife.com/for…ons
OperateOnMe14 h, 19 m ago

okay to charge a cheap usb-c phone but would not use it on an expensive …okay to charge a cheap usb-c phone but would not use it on an expensive phone or laptop as "3A charging speeds, protected with a 56k ohm pull-up resistor"



I'm a bit confused by it all still... I'm very tired!

You say OK to charge a cheap USB-C phone, I have the Galaxy S8+ and not one I would class as cheap but would you say this cable was OK to use with this phone?
stoomc12 h, 39 m ago

I'm a bit confused by it all still... I'm very tired! You say OK to charge …I'm a bit confused by it all still... I'm very tired! You say OK to charge a cheap USB-C phone, I have the Galaxy S8+ and not one I would class as cheap but would you say this cable was OK to use with this phone?


Really sorry I am not an expert, like other forumers I have been reading about it and still confused. The best site I found that tries to explain it all in simpler words is plus.google.com/+Be…ung and the site posted above. Without a doubt, this cable will change/revise standards, hopefully they will have a new simpler standard.

Anker have a good reputation but there cables have different qualities, some are poor quality some are very good quality: quality is not the same as expense.

The bottom line I got from it all, to be safe, make sure cables have a resister and are 5A rated. Good real experience reviews count.
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