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Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6'
 
4.4

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (18)
  • Lightweight (13)
  • Easy to configure (9)
  • Versatile (6)
  • Easy to set up (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back-up (7)
    • Replacement (5)
    • Travel (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Tech savvy (15), Multimedia professional (12), Quality oriented (5)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (23), Personal (7)

    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

    Perfect!

    By Matt B.

    from Bel Air, MD

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Quiet

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

        Just the right length for my purposes. Does what it's supposed to!

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        5.0

        High quality, excellent performance

        By PJ

        from St. Louis, MO

        About Me Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Configure
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

            Use to connect storage array to Mac Pro. High quality cable with excellent performance. The price was expensive, reflective of the quality.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

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            5.0

            Perfect Length for what I needed

            By Devin the photog

            from Nashville, TN

            About Me Tech Savvy

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

            • Expensive

            Best Uses

            • Replacement

            Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

            I use the Thunderbolt cable for work an I needed a shorter cable for less clutter. It works perfect

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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            5.0

            THUNDER! THUNDER! THUNDERBOLT!!

            By Steve

            from Derby, CT

            About Me Technically Challenged

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Lightweight
            • Quiet

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                High bandwidth, super-fast. An authentic Apple thunderbolt cable. Works great!!

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

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                5.0

                Works as expected

                By das

                from Denver

                Comments about Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 1.6':

                Works well. No surprises, it works as it should for a Thunderbolt cable.

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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.

                          • 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.

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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

                                              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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