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Re: WTF ?

Post by Gfamily » Sat Jun 01, 2024 8:46 pm

Boustrophedon wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2024 8:29 pm
shpalman wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2024 5:24 pm

I'm slightly surprised that you didn't have any USB-A to USB-C cables already.
Maybe we are slow adopters, but her new phone is the first usb C device we have, everything else is micro usb, with the sole exception of my Olympus camera that uses a bastard design unique to Olympus.
Poundland sell A to C cables, or you'll get one should you buy practically any USB charging device (for camping or cycling) you'll get one included.
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Re: WTF ?

Post by Boustrophedon » Sat Jun 01, 2024 9:18 pm

Gfamily wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2024 8:46 pm
Boustrophedon wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2024 8:29 pm
shpalman wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2024 5:24 pm

I'm slightly surprised that you didn't have any USB-A to USB-C cables already.
Maybe we are slow adopters, but her new phone is the first usb C device we have, everything else is micro usb, with the sole exception of my Olympus camera that uses a bastard design unique to Olympus.
Poundland sell A to C cables, or you'll get one should you buy practically any USB charging device (for camping or cycling) you'll get one included.
Thanks, that's really helpful, I hadn't thought of buying a lead.
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Re: WTF ?

Post by Gfamily » Sat Jun 01, 2024 9:28 pm

Boustrophedon wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2024 9:18 pm
Thanks, that's really helpful, I hadn't thought of buying a lead.
Soz,
My avatar was a scientific result that was later found to be 'mistaken' - I rarely claim to be 100% correct
ETA 5/8/20: I've been advised that the result was correct, it was the initial interpretation that needed to be withdrawn
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Re: WTF ?

Post by shpalman » Sun Jun 02, 2024 11:43 am

Gfamily wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2024 8:46 pm
Boustrophedon wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2024 8:29 pm
shpalman wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2024 5:24 pm

I'm slightly surprised that you didn't have any USB-A to USB-C cables already.
Maybe we are slow adopters, but her new phone is the first usb C device we have, everything else is micro usb, with the sole exception of my Olympus camera that uses a bastard design unique to Olympus.
Poundland sell A to C cables, or you'll get one should you buy practically any USB charging device (for camping or cycling) you'll get one included.
Those poundland cables are sh.t. It's likely to take an extra 24 hours to charge. Faster to wait a day to buy something decent.

Still, at least if you want a cable which only does charging and not data, just keep using it and it will become that eventually.
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