$10 Lightning adapters on Amazon

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  1. mastershakess macrumors 6502

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  2. Want300 macrumors 65816

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    If anyone buys one, please review ASAP after getting it.
     
  3. ROLLTIDE1 macrumors 65816

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    I don't think that I would trust that with my $700+ phone
     
  4. bobright macrumors 601

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    Yeah price is good but worried about a shortage of the battery or something to that sort :eek:
     
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    The million dollar question is whether or not these adapters contain a digital to analog converter like the apple ones do. If not, they won't output analog audio.
     
  6. armoredsaint macrumors regular

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    looks like a fake photoshopped adapter with their label on it.
     
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  8. bobright macrumors 601

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    yeah thats the only thing i need one for my Onkyo dock on my home theatre
     
  9. Scottyee macrumors regular

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    I prefer not to have to use cable adapters whenever possible, so ordered a 2nd dedicated $9.99 iTronz USB to Lightning cable for iPhone 5 instead. The one from Apple costs nearly twice the price ($19).
    I plan to dedicate the one Apple includes with the iPhone 5 for 'at home' charging, and keep the 2nd one plugged into my car's cigarette lighter USB port. I'm waiting until the dust settles (aka:reviews are out) before considering a 3rd party 30 pin to Lightning cable adapter.
     
  10. AuroraProject macrumors 65816

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    Apple isn't going to include one.
     
  11. MattZani macrumors 68030

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    He means Lightning cable not an adapter.
     
  12. Scottyee macrumors regular

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    Ditto. :)

    The iPhone 5 includes this:
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    but not this:

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  13. AuroraProject macrumors 65816

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    Oh right, my bad!
     
  14. JM2 macrumors member

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    This. I too was wondering how Apple pulled it off: how could an all digital connection provide analog audio out? Then I saw the DAC converter is in the adapter itself... so the $29 price make more sense now. I think some people are going to be really upset when their $10 eBay adapter does work with their audio system.
     
  15. bobright macrumors 601

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    Does or doesn't? I'll wait to see if they work with audio
     
  16. Nathan576 macrumors member

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    how the hell would they even know how to make it? too risky for me no thanks
     

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