Thread: Accessory Cable to charge
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Old August 19th, 2013, 09:42 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by lotus49 View Post
I cannot recommend a specific seller but you want a short thick cable. The current is inversely proportional to the resistance and resistance is proportional to the length and inversely proportional to the cross sectional area of the cable. A long thin cable will not work well compared to a short thick one.
I might agree on thickness, but I don't think you're going to get serious voltage drop at the voltages/distances typical with cell phone charging.

I would suspect even that the cable the OP is complaining about was defective, as opposed to a bad design.
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