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Tether ToolsTetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15')
 
4.7

(based on 107 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (86)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (50)
  • Easy to set up (43)
  • Durable construction (22)
  • Fast (22)
  • Reliable (22)

Cons

  • Slow (3)
  • Weak connection (3)

Best Uses

  • Upgrade (35)
  • Computer equipment (12)
  • High-end equipment (8)
  • Replacement (5)
  • Studio (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (76), Budget shopper (6)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (68), Personal (16)
    • Computer Platform:
    • Mac (19), PC (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Solid product - that I can see!

This is a great product for connecting both my Canon 5D MK II and 1Dx to my MacBook Air when shooting at client sites.

The "Tether Tools JerkStopper Camera...Read complete review

This is a great product for connecting both my Canon 5D MK II and 1Dx to my MacBook Air when shooting at client sites.

The "Tether Tools JerkStopper Camera Support" to hold the cable to the camera is critical to keeping it connected when moving around. The orange color provides great visibility for people who are around the shooting area as black cables just seem to disappear from view.

Why not 5 stars? I'd like to see the plugs for both the computer USB and the camera mini USB fit a bit more tighter as they both feel that they will come out too easily. The Tether Tools JerkStopper Camera Support & Tether Tools JerkStopper Computer Support should be standard with this cable.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Tether Tale

We use this Tether cable for in-studio work. We really like the bright orange cable as it catches the eye and helps avoid us from stepping or tripping over it. The negative, is...Read complete review

We use this Tether cable for in-studio work. We really like the bright orange cable as it catches the eye and helps avoid us from stepping or tripping over it. The negative, is that it falls out of the camera side jack all the time, even if you have the Jerk Stopper the cable kept coming out of the jack on the camera. We ended up using gaper's tape to hold the cable in the camera.

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2.0

NO

By Guelo

from Elizabeth, NJ

Verified Buyer

Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

Unable to import images from the Canon D5 Mark III into the computer and Laptop. I will return item for full credit after my return from vacation. Hope BH grant the credit.

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5.0

Great cable!

By Julian

from Undisclosed

Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

Got this to tether my 5d mkii and it works great! I like the high visibility orange because its a bit easier to see and not trip over. The jerkstopper is also a must. Very happy!

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5.0

Does what its supposed to do

By Pistolpete

from Michigan

Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

Great product. Rapid transmission of picture. Good quality.

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5.0

Solid cable

By Lobo Jones

from New York

Verified Buyer

Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

Nice solid cable. The orange color stands out on set and is a good safety measure for preventing tripping or having your camera pulled over. Get the JerkStopper Camera Support accessory to avoid putting additional strain on your camera's USB connection. 15' of length gives you a nice amount of room to work with.

Transfer rate is great for single shots & short bursts. Longer bursts will obviously take longer to transfer.

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5.0

Just what you expect from a working cable

By DaCode_81

from Lima, Peru

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Light
  • More Flexible than others

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Replacement

    Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

    Well, it is a cable that gets the job done and that is what matters. The cable itself, to my surprise, was much more flexible that I had expected and yet sturdy enough for it to deal with constant use.

    • Primary use:
    • Business

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    5.0

    Shoot tethered with your EOS 5D systems!

    By @JaimeChanPhoto

    from Los Angeles, CA

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy To Use
    • Fast
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Tethered Capture

      Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

      • How I use this product:
      - I use this cable to connect my Canon EOS 5D Mark III to shoot tethered with Capture One Pro. I heard that some people have had problems with a frequently appearing "error" message. Be sure to go to Edit > Preferences > Capture > "Enable Tethered Support" and only check the brands you actually use. This will allow the program to instantly narrow down to identifying what you're shooting with for a better connection. I just tested this out on my most recent catalog shoot and it eliminated the hiccups! :D

      • What's great about it:
      - The cable is lengthy and transmission of images to the computer seems very fast even though it's USB 2.0.

      • What's not so great about it:
      - They haven't made a USB 3.0 version of this specific thread (5-pin male), but this one works well for me already.

      • Overall:
      - It's pretty straight to the point. If you have multiple ports and some are USB 2.0/3.0, use the 2.0 ones. Don't forget about the Enabled Tethered Support that I mentioned. I hope that helps! =]

      • Primary use:
      • Business

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      5.0

      Must have!

      By Dave M

      from Los Angeles

      Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

      If you're shooting portraits and aren't changing locations rapidly this will become a huge time saver. It's such a nice increase in mobility.

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      5.0

      Great Product

      By Mason

      from Philadelphia

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Easy To Use
      • Fast

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Enhance Experience

        Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

        I use this in my studio gives great range and has not disconnected once. It does a great job.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        5.0

        Upgrade worth the money

        By gccjr

        from Winston Salem, NC

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy To Use
        • Fast

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Replacement
          • Upgrade

          Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

          I use the TetherPro USB Mini_B 5-pin cable to tether my D4 to Adobe Light room software on my Laptop computer for my Event photography. This cable replaced the cable that came with the camera and an extension cable. I have noticed an increase in the transfer speed from camera to computer since I started using the TetherPro cable with a direct connection to the laptop versus connection with an extension cable between camera and laptop.

          • Primary use:
          • Business

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          5.0

          works great with 5Dmarkiii

          By eeyore12

          from ny

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

              No issues with tether. I use lightroom. Worked great. No complaints, reasonable price, nice long cord.

              • Primary use:
              • Business

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              4.0

              Tetherpro usb cable

              By mike

              from Midwest

              About Me Quality Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Slow

              Best Uses

              • Enhance Experience

              Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

              Bought to use when photographing Portraits and Portfolio work so that I can see the images on my laptop in a bigger size during the shoot. I have only so far tested it by connecting and taking a few test shots but it worked fine.

              • Primary use:
              • Business

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              5.0

              Better than expected

              By Photomancer

              from Michigan

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Easy To Use
              • Fast

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Tethered Photography

                Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

                I did not realize how bad my old cable was until I started using this one. Fast data transfer and a great length. Glad I didn't go shorter.

                • Primary use:
                • Business

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                5.0

                Excellent Cable for tethered shooting

                By JDrago Photography

                from Nederland, TX

                About Me Quality Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Enhance Experience
                  • Upgrade

                  Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

                  The perfect cable for my studio setup. Plenty of length to run from the camera to the computer and with the jerk stoppers attached, you don't worry about them pulling out accidentally.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business

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                  5.0

                  Perfect

                  By Pillman

                  from Va

                  Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

                  Just what I needed for my D3

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                  5.0

                  Worth the Money

                  By Scott the Photog

                  from Atlanta Ga

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Enhance Experience

                    Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

                    Great that my camera and computer are not constricted to such a small area now and the orange color helps it stand out.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business

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                    5.0

                    Cable

                    By Jim

                    from Great Falls, VA

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Enhance Experience

                      Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

                      easy set up, great color

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business

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                      5.0

                      Great for Productivity, reliable connection

                      By Warren

                      from Petaluma, CA

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                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

                          I have used this cable for several portrait shoots so far. At first I was using the USB cable which came with my Nikon D7000, but it was too short (3 feet). I purchased the Tether Tools cable for a longer reach. I gained something else unexpectedly: a more reliable connection. With the Nikon-supplied cable, I often had trouble getting my Macbook Pro + Lightroom combo to recognize that the camera was attached. I'd have to restart Lightroom and/or turn off/on the camera. I thought this was 'normal' behavior, until I started using the Tether Tools cable. I get a flawless connection every time with no fiddling. Well worth the money.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business

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                          5.0

                          Sturdy, long, and visible

                          By mark

                          from Chicago

                          About Me Quality Oriented

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Highly Visible

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Tethering

                            Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

                            I use to shoot tethered with the standard cable I got from Canon. It works fine except it's short and because it's black, you can easily trip over against it.

                            This TetherPro USB cable is exceptionally durable and highly visible. It's impossible not see its orange color! The best part of it is the length. No more worrying that I will overextend the camera or the laptop.

                            I'm using this with my Canon 6D.

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                            3.0

                            Male to Mini-B 5-Pin Gold Plated Cable by Tether Tools

                            By Tward88

                            from Iowa City, IA

                            About Me Quality Oriented

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Set Up

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

                                It's a cable...works fine though Nikon in lightroom with El Capitan does not work currently

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal

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                                5.0

                                tether cable for 5d mark iii

                                By sunneh

                                from tejas

                                About Me Quality Oriented

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Fast
                                • Powerful

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Enhance Experience

                                  Comments about Tether Tools TetherPro USB 2.0 Type-A to 5-Pin Mini-USB Cable (Orange, 15'):

                                  great product, quality built, long enough for studio use

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal

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