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Old 10-18-2012, 07:43 AM   #49
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Originally Posted by afv011 View Post
The new connector also has an embedded chip which, apparently, will make it hard to create knock-offs. It's for security though, it's no money grabbing scheme.
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Originally Posted by frahse View Post
I heard that it was supposed to check for the RFID chip embedded in their customers to allow access.

Could this be true?
Considering the number of functions the connector supplies (or supposed to supply), ie USB, charging, audio, video, etc, and is reversible, I would have been very supprised NOT to see some sort of chip in there.

Analysis of some of the chips found in the cable: http://www.chipworks.com/blog/recent...ghtning-cable/


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