With the increasing tech gadget launches, one thing is certain, additional cables. With the launch of Type-C USB supporting devices, now you need a separate set of cables for your new Type-C smartphone charger. Add to that, if you own an iPhone or a Mac, you will need another two sets of cables.If you add your GoPro camera or other Internet of Things devices, rest assured your house will look like a huge jumble of wires. Now comes a chance to eliminate the need for all such cables.
MACNETO tries to solve all your cable jumbling problem with a single all-purpose cable. The project on Kickstarter is aimed at solving the ever increasing misery of all the charging and data syncing cables you need.
MACNETO comes with separate connectors and cable to suit your different needs. MACNETO supports USB 3.0, USB-C, micro-USB, mini-USB Lightning and the magnetic pins present on the cable end and on the connector tip prevent them from losing up.
The backers of MACNETO say that it is compatible with all the popular devices including Android smartphones, iPhones/iPads, digital cameras, smart watches, power banks, etc. It supports data transfer speeds up to 4.8Gbps and also supports fast charging.
MACNETO can flow in either direction so it’s possible to share power & data-transfer (OTG) between devices, even from your phone to a friend’s phone with backward-compatible for USB 1.0/2.0/3.0, MACNETO will work with as many devices as possible.
MACNETO Highlight Features:
- Multi-Device Compatible
- Smart Magnetic Connectors (Grade: N52)
- USB-Power Delivery Controller (USB-PD)
- Full Spec USB 3.1 (Speed: 10 Gbps, Power: 60W/3A)
- On-The-Go (OTG)
- Available Magnetic Tips (USB Type-A/C/Micro/Mini & Lightning)
The developer behind MACNETO is a startup called EWO based in Singapore and Japan. They have put up their project on Kickstarter to get funding and at the time of writing this article, they have managed to raise $57,292 from 1,061 backers. MACNETO is scheduled for delivery to confirmed backers by June 2017.