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Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6'
 
4.3

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (14)
  • 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:
      • Tech savvy (13), Multimedia professional (12), Quality oriented (5)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (22), Personal (5)

    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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    5.0

    It's either a Thunderbolt Cable or not

    By PLZNT3

    from Fort Bragg, NC

    About Me Multimedia Professional, Tech Savvy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

        It is what it is. It's a Thunderbolt Cable, which is a hardware interface that combines PCI Express and DisplayPort into one signal.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        4.0

        Good cable

        By reikibill

        from charlotte, NC

        About Me Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Video Work Connection

            Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

            connecting a b;ack magic box to Macbook pro works perfect

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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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.

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              • 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.

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                • 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.

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                          • 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.

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                              • Business

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                              4.0

                              Great product

                              By Sergio V

                              from Key West, Fl

                              Verified Buyer

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                                Cons

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                                    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

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                                    • 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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