My USB cable can beat up your USB cable


When Syncwire calls their cables UNBREAKcable, they aren’t just fooling around with wordplay. Thier USB Type-C, Lightning, and micro USB cables are designed to withstand at least 30,000 90-degree bends and up to 275 lbs of force. If you don’t think that’s a lot, then try it with your current USB cable. Go on, I’ll wait…

Made of a proprietary hybrid of ultra-molecular weight polyethylene, which is geek speak for dang that’s strong plastic, the plastic used for these cables is 40% stronger than Kevlar.

The cables are 40-inches long and are priced at $11.99 for micro USB, $14.99 for USB Type-C, and $16.99 for Lightning. Pricey? Yes, but according to Syncwire, you’ll never need to buy another cable because they will replace the cable if it fails for any reason.

Visit www.sync-wire.com for more info.


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4 comments… add one
  • Michael May 11, 2017, 7:05 pm

    Probably a good cable if the performance matches the description. The challenge they have is with 2 day shipping it works out to $22 per lightning cable (that’s 1 cable).

    Cables are a commodity item (even if they don’t last a year). For $16 I can buy a 10-pack from Amazon (and have 2-3 spares in every location I need them). I was at a hotel recently and needed a cable and the hotel manager had a box with 20-30 of them they had collected from folks that left them behind… He was happy to give it to me for FREE!

  • Sue Wilson May 11, 2017, 9:48 pm

    I’m sure I’ll upgrade a phone or kindle and will discover the new hardware needs a new type of cable before the current cables are all dead. But I do think I have an old cable with the 30-pin end that I could hitch up to something to try for 275 pounds of force — but don’t wait up!

  • Haesslich May 11, 2017, 10:18 pm

    That super plastic won’t help if the wires inside break before the sheath does. Unless they’re equally reinforced, I’ll take my chances with regular woven covered cables.

    • Gopnik May 24, 2017, 1:57 pm

      The lifetime warranty sort of makes it a win-win.

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