Cheap Android OTG cables

Discussion in 'Spark Discussions' started by JeeHaa, May 17, 2018 at 2:27 PM.

  1. JeeHaa

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    But is it cheap enough to warrant disconnections and possible drone loss? I'd sure hate to lose my drone all due to something I cheaped out on. But that's just me.
     
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    lasorey Well-Known Member

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    I use the cheap ones almost a year now, no problems
     
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    I've had more disconnect problems by using newer versions of DJI Go than I have with cheap cables... But I'll definitely give it a thorough workout before I rely on it for long distance flights...
     
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    Fair enough. Quality components are something I have control over. Personally, I'm not going to lose my drone due to something I can prevent. Not knockin' yall for using what you want, just voicing my .02.
     
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    I have this one exactly but for IOS and never had any issue with it, works well and I like it that it has a different color (not black) to easily pick it from the other cables.
     
  8. JeeHaa

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    In the case of Spark I am pretty sure the reliability of this cable is already better than the wifi RC connection we have in CE mode here in Europe anyway! ;)
    On a serious note: I use cheap Ebay/Aliexpress cables all the time for different purposes, no problems so far.