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Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6'

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Product Highlights
  • Two Independent Channels (10 Gbps Each)
  • Up to Twice as Fast as USB 3.0
  • Up to 12x Faster than FireWire 800

The white 1.6' Thunderbolt Cable from Apple is an ideal way to connect Thunderbolt-equipped peripherals to your iMac, Mac mini, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. Thunderbolt technology supports quick data transfer with two independent channels of 10 Gbps each -- this allows for speeds up to twice as fast as USB 3.0 and up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800. This cable can also be used for Target Disk Mode between two Macs that support Thunderbolt, or to use an iMac as a display for a MacBook Pro equipped with Thunderbolt.

Connects your Thunderbolt-equipped peripherals to an iMac, Mac mini, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air
Supports quick data transfer; two independent channels support up to 10 Gbps each
Up to twice as fast as USB 3.0 and up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800
Length 1.6' / 0.5 m
Color White
Connectors Thunderbolt male to Thunderbolt male
Data Transfer Speed Two independent channels each support 10 Gbps
Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6'
  • 1-Year Warranty
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    Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6'
     
    4.3

    (based on 33 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (19)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    83%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (13)
    • Lightweight (10)
    • Easy to configure (8)
    • Versatile (5)
    • Easy to set up (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Back-up (7)
      • Travel (5)
      • Replacement (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Multimedia professional (11), Tech savvy (11), Quality oriented (5)
        • Primary use:
        • Business (21), Personal (4)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Solid Cable

      I bought this cable to go with a Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock. As usual the quality of Apple's cables don't disappoint. They have a solid construction and are usual pretty durable which is great...Read complete review

      I bought this cable to go with a Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock. As usual the quality of Apple's cables don't disappoint. They have a solid construction and are usual pretty durable which is great when you are moving stuff around and have to connect, and disconnect, cables regularly.Of the 2 sizes Apple provides, this is the shorter, measuring about a foot and a half. The longer one measures in at about 6.5 feet. The only real complaint I have is not with this cable itself, but more with Apple for not offering an in-between size. Somewhere in the 3 foot range would be nice, because for my uses this cable seems just a little bit shorter than I would like.Otherwise a solid purchase if you need a short Thunderbolt cable!

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Too short!

      The title says it all. 1.6 feet is too short. All of the things I want to use thunderbolt for are kind of big. My 27" iMac and a second display are...Read complete review

      The title says it all. 1.6 feet is too short. All of the things I want to use thunderbolt for are kind of big. My 27" iMac and a second display are wide. My RAID enclosure is tall, and the ports are at the top. My hub that lets me use USB 3.0 things, I want to be able to pull forward so I can see the back when I'm plugging or unplugging other things. It reaches, just barely, but my desktop looks jimmy-rigged, not tidy.

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      4.0

      Really Short

      By Tomemitsu

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Producer, Recordist, Tech Savvy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Solid construction

      Cons

      • Too short

      Best Uses

        Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

        Got this with my Apollo Twin Duo, it works great, seems sturdy, but it is very very short. 1.6' is too short in my opnion.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        5.0

        Very fast

        By Pittphoto

        from Pittsburgh

        Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

        I wasn't paying super attention while ordering and this is only 0.5 meters. It's kind of short

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        4.0

        Solid Cable

        By MPMason

        from Los Angeles

        About Me Multimedia Professional, Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • A Little Short

        Best Uses

          Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

          I bought this cable to go with a Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock. As usual the quality of Apple's cables don't disappoint. They have a solid construction and are usual pretty durable which is great when you are moving stuff around and have to connect, and disconnect, cables regularly.Of the 2 sizes Apple provides, this is the shorter, measuring about a foot and a half. The longer one measures in at about 6.5 feet. The only real complaint I have is not with this cable itself, but more with Apple for not offering an in-between size. Somewhere in the 3 foot range would be nice, because for my uses this cable seems just a little bit shorter than I would like.Otherwise a solid purchase if you need a short Thunderbolt cable!

          • Primary use:
          • Business

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          3.0

          Too short

          By Harlan VT

          from Colchester VT

          About Me Old Was Tech Savvy

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Much Too Short

          Best Uses

          • Getting A Larger Cord
          • Should Be A Meter Or Yard

          Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

          The cable is too short to comfortably use. I used it to transfer my programs and files between Macs. It was awkward to use because of where the cables hook up. It would limit its use with a hard drive for the same reason.

          • Primary use:
          • Business

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          5.0

          Quality short T-bolt cable

          By Dpstahr

          from Tampa, Florida

          About Me Multimedia Professional, Tech Savvy

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Replacement
            • Travel

            Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

            Well built and solid connections.

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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            5.0

            Excellent Quality Cable

            By David W

            from New York, NY

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Configure

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                Nice thick cable, plugin play, and extremely FAST.

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                5.0

                It's a cable.

                By Leif

                from Seattle

                About Me Tech Savvy

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Configure
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                    It does what it's supposed to do, connecting point A to point B.
                    I wish they'd incorporate a locking feature, but whatever.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business

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                    4.0

                    Solid cable, Reliable

                    By Hawkeye_115

                    from Rochester, NY

                    About Me Multimedia Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable

                    Cons

                    • A Bit Pricey
                    • Stiff Cable

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup

                    Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                    The only reason it gets 4 stars is the price point and the fact that the cable is stiff. Otherwise, it's 5 stars... quality construction that you would expect from Apple, and dependable. Just a heads up on the cable length... it measures from end of connector to end of connector... not just the wire length.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business

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                    5.0

                    Short & Sweet

                    By TvPat

                    from Washington DC

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                    Pricey, but reliable.

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                    5.0

                    Good solid quality

                    By CCWGAV

                    from Garden Grove, Ca

                    Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                    What you would expect from Apple. Good quality. Good cable.

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                    4.0

                    Exactly what you expect.

                    By Andy the worship pastor

                    from Memphis, TN

                    About Me Multimedia Professional, Tech Savvy

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Travel

                        Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                        Works as expected. But beware, the 1.6' cable is shorter than you are thinking it is! Make sure this is really what you want. - 1 star because of high price.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

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                        4.0

                        Great product

                        By Sergio V

                        from Key West, Fl

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                              What I expected.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal

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                              4.0

                              Works as intended

                              By Joe

                              from Mt.Laurel, NJ

                              About Me Multimedia Professional

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Configure
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • Kinda Short

                              Best Uses

                              • Replacement

                              Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                              reliable TB cable a little short but okay for me

                              • Primary use:
                              • Business

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                              5.0

                              Love the speed

                              By Bstall

                              from 46038

                              Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                              Love the speed of thunderbolt! Being able to work off drives at this speed is great for motion graphics and video work.

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                              5.0

                              High quality

                              By Kdot

                              from Sf

                              Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                              Cable is high quality. B&h is the best

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                              1.0

                              Too short!

                              By peatswift

                              from Salt LAke City, UT

                              About Me Multimedia Professional, Tech Savvy

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Awkward
                                • Short

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                                  The title says it all. 1.6 feet is too short. All of the things I want to use thunderbolt for are kind of big. My 27" iMac and a second display are wide. My RAID enclosure is tall, and the ports are at the top. My hub that lets me use USB 3.0 things, I want to be able to pull forward so I can see the back when I'm plugging or unplugging other things. It reaches, just barely, but my desktop looks jimmy-rigged, not tidy.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Business

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                                  5.0

                                  Just as Advertised

                                  By Scott

                                  from Columbia, MO

                                  About Me Multimedia Professional, Tech Savvy

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy To Configure
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Versatile

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Backup
                                    • Replacement
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                                    The cord came just as advertised with no issues whatsoever. Packaging was compact and very much in line with all other Apple products.

                                    Small and compact as well!

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Business

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                                    4.0

                                    Excellent cable

                                    By Butch_M

                                    from Lock Haven, PA

                                    About Me Multimedia Professional

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy To Configure
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                                        Works as it should. No issues.

                                        • Primary use:
                                        • Business

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                                        4.0

                                        Perfect

                                        By Carlos

                                        from Montevideo-Uruguay

                                        About Me Multimedia Professional

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Versatile

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Backup

                                          Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                                          Ideal for connecting peripherals to have on a desk are remaining excess cable.

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Business

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                                          5.0

                                          Just what I expected

                                          By hover king

                                          from MS

                                          About Me AVERAGE COMPUTER USER

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Configure
                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Simple

                                          Cons

                                          • None

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                                            Works perfectly. B&H processed my order the same day and it arrived when they said it would. You can't ask for anything better than that!

                                            • Primary use:
                                            • Personal

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