The Lightning Dock

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  1. jmp316

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    I know docks for the 5 are just starting to hit the market (do an eBay search for "iPhone 5" dock and you'll see a few). I saw "The Lightning Dock" last week and pre-ordered one. Looks solid and price is decent. Anyone else order one yet?

    www.thelightningdock.com
     
  2. theorioles33

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    I haven't ordered anything yet because of the whole encrypted chip in the cable deal I've been hearing about. I did order some Apple adapters for now though. Let us know how it works.

    EDIT: It uses an actual Apple cable. $24.95 didn't sound bad but that doesn't include a cable. If you opt for the aluminum, cable, and back rest your up to $60 so I don't think that its a great deal anymore.
     
  3. medenblik

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    Well I just ordered one. Thanks for the link.
     
  4. jmp316

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    Mine was $40. Black aluminum, without adapter, and back support. If its well made (which it appears to be) I think it's well worth it. I like that it uses Apple's own cable. Don't have to worry about compatibility.
     
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  6. Europa

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    Ooh, I like the anodized aluminum. Ordering now. Thanks!
     
  7. jmp316

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    All the etsy ones look like they are for the old connector (older iPhones in pictures). Any found for the 5?
     
  8. jmp316

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    I liked that too. Can't wait 'til mine comes in!
     
  9. n_stavr

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    Yes you are right, in description says that is for 4 and previous.
    But there is stands for 5 where you can pass the cable throug the hole:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/111841167/iphone-5-stand-rustic-turquoise?ref=cat_gallery_2

    I like this kind as its unique and something different.
     
  10. medenblik

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    Does anyone have the company information? Like email or phone number. I ordered and paid (PP) on October 9,2012 and I still haven't received the dock.
     
  11. Europa

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    I got an email from them on Novemeber 4th saying there were further delays and I could cancel my order by replying to the email, which I did. They cancelled the order and refunded the money into my PayPal account a few hours later.

    Send an email to both of these and include your name and order number:
    refund@thelightningdock.com
    sales@thelightningdock.com
     
  12. medenblik

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    Finally received it.


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  13. Europa

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    So was it worth the wait?
     
  14. medenblik

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    Haven't hooked it up yet....it is nice and heavy and I think it will work.

    Will take pics of it with cable installed.


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    I love a good inside joke...
     
  16. liberated

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    Bought this on eBay from a us seller for less than 20 dollars, I love it and it provides better back support than the one on this thread and its way cheaper ImageUploadedByiCafe Forums1356694420.090731.jpg


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    Works great.


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  19. Michael Baturin

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    I have one too! I got the black - I will upload a pic when I get home. BTW, if you buy one - DO NOT get the backing - I did and regret it. The connector is more than sturdy enough to hold the phone without a back.
     

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