Charging Cables

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  1. Shadow Catcher

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    DC Voltage drop in wire (particularly small wire) is much greater than in AC, the reason the charging cord is so short, and the reason an extension cord on the DC side charges more slowly.
     
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  2. Agent1191

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    When someone mentions an extension, they mean an electrical extension cord that you plug your adapter into. That will give you the extra distance from your wall outlet.
     
  3. scifan57

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    Sometimes, but not always. The OP is talking about a longer charging cable than is supplied with the iPad, not an electrical extension cord.
     
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    Yes. It is exactly the same as the Lightning cable supplied with the iPad, only twice as long. :)
     
  5. The OB

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    Phew! Agent1191 has got it.

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    Now we all understand what an extension cord is


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  6. Cancuino

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    You could try an extension that Apple includes when you buy a MacBook, it's an electric cord that plugs from the socket to the charger, then you have the USB cord. It adds 1,5 meters more.
     
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    Wow...is this photo intended as a joke? Incredibly dangerous what they are doing.
     
  8. buerkletucson

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    They're testing out the ground fault operation. :thumbsdown::D
     
  9. The OB

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    No, it's OK. Those slippers have got rubber soles. Pretty good insulation.


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  10. wytey

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    Have you tried USB 3.0 cables?
     

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