No Extension Cable for Ipod Dock. Want to build one?

Discussion in 'iPod' started by timswim78, Feb 2, 2007.

  1. timswim78 macrumors 6502a


    Feb 8, 2006
    Baltimore, MD
    So, I have searched and searched, and it seems as though there is no one selling an extension cable for iPod docks.

    Basically, my wife and I got new iPods with cases, and they will no longer fit in our Belkin docks or iHome docks. Many Google searches have revealed that many people are looking for an iPod dock extension cable, but the products do not seem to exist.

    The solution seems simple, buy a male and a female iPod dock connector and connect them with wires. Sure, it requires some soldering, but I am sure that there are some people around who can handle this task or can program a machine to do it.

    Here are the parts for sale:
    Female Connector

    Male Connector

    Any ideas?
  2. pianoman macrumors 68000


    May 31, 2006
    you're not up for the challenge timswim?

    sounds like a great idea for those who need it.
  3. timswim78 thread starter macrumors 6502a


    Feb 8, 2006
    Baltimore, MD
    Unfortunately, I do not know the first thing about soldering. I do know that people make thousands of different cables like this everyday, so I'm sure that someone can do it.
  4. mjkrooker macrumors newbie

    Feb 6, 2008
  5. lostime macrumors regular

    May 19, 2009
    $26 for a 2 foot cable isn't exactly something I would recommend. I am waiting for monoprice to make us a cable for a fraction of that price.
  6. Darth.Titan macrumors 68030


    Oct 31, 2007
    Austin, TX
    Obviously you didn't search very hard at all. These adapters and extension cables are everywhere.

    In addition to the cable mjkrooker posted, here's a nice looking one.

    Too expensive? Look through these then.
  7. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

    Tallest Skil

    Aug 13, 2006
    1 Geostationary Tower Plaza
    'Course, he posted two years ago, so who's to say that these were even in existence?

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