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Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Help' started by sebtrellis, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. sebtrellis

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    Hi all,

    Anyone having an issue with usb to lightning cables for their iPad mini 2? I have tried the original iPad cable (footage cuts in and out on screen) , a mini 30cm cable (get nothing) and a thick non standard iPad full length cable (perfect)

    Can anyone point me in the right direction for a mini cable that will work well on the set up?

    Seb
     
  2. Carbines

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    No issues with this cable so far. I bought it because i didn't want a long-ass cable coiled up hanging off the controller.

    Amazon link above^^
     
  3. Wormwood

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    Yeah whatever you do with the IPad cable do not coil it up & lay it over one of the antenna's. Kinda surprised DJI doesn't mention that. Spend the extra $20.00 & buy a 1.5' cable from Amazon or your local Apple Store.

    Coincidently, I found a 9" mini-HDMI to Mini HDMI for $6.00 if you're outputting to goggles like Cinemizer's if anyone is interested...

    http://www.mycablemart.com/store/cart.php?m=product_detail&p=4432

    Wormwood
     
  4. sirnikolas

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    Will I have any issues if I buy the original apple Lightning to USB Cable (0.5 m) for my air 2?
     
  5. sebtrellis

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    Thanks for the advice, much appreciated. I think i have found the issue with the mini cable, it apparently is a fast charge (no data) cable!

    Sirnikolas my original cable from Apple just kept dropping the feed every 5 seconds, was very annoying.
     
  6. sirnikolas

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    Was it due to a fault with your cable or they just don't work for this application?
     
  7. sebtrellis

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    There might be a fault with the cable, i'll take it back to apple and get it replaced and update you
     
  8. sirnikolas

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    I'd say it would be a fault with your cable as their cables are for charging and syncing data. Plus, I've read that a lot of people have had issues with their cables.
    Meh! I'll just buy one and see how it goes.
    Thanks sebtrellis, let us know how you go and I will too.
     
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    I bought 2 50cm lightning cables direct from the Applestore. They work perfectly! Using them on IPad Mini2 and IPad Air2
     
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    Thanks hansniew.