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I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 inch with a micro B usb port. Where can I get a cable to connect the Skydio Controller (usb C) to the Galaxy Tab?

The cables that I have gotten on the internet don’t work. (I suspect that they are for charging only and do not support data)
 

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Any one heard from Skydio what cable can be used to connect the Skydio controller to an iOS device .... (i.e. USB C to Lightning connector)?

P.S. Want an additional cable above that provided by Skydio with the controller.
 
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Any one heard from Skydio what cable can be used to connect the Skydio controller to an iOS device .... (i.e. USB C to Lightning connector)?

P.S. Want an additional cable above that provided by Skydio with the controller.
To my knowledge so far there is no 3rd party iOS lighting connector that works as it appears to be a proprietary cable and needs to come from Skydio.
 

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To my knowledge so far there is no 3rd party iOS lighting connector that works as it appears to be a proprietary cable and needs to come from Skydio.
Perhaps but it seems odd that 3rd party cables exist for android but not for iOS devices.

Found a USB C to iOS adapter online that might solve my problem,
 

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Perhaps but it seems odd that 3rd party cables exist for android but not for iOS devices.

Found a USB C to iOS adapter online that might solve my problem,
Many have been tried without success. Let us know if you actually find one that works.

If Skydio would have used the USB out port on the controller 3rd party cables would have worked but they switched
things around along with there iOS cable to use the USB-C out so had to use there own cable configuration.
They did have the iOS cable for sale on there website but of course all closed up for now!
 

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Many have been tried without success. Let us know if you actually find one that works.

If Skydio would have used the USB out port on the controller 3rd party cables would have worked but they switched
things around along with there iOS cable to use the USB-C out so had to use there own cable configuration.
They did have the iOS cable for sale on there website but of course all closed up for now!
Did Skydio actually admit changing pin outs or is that just a supposition?
 

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Did Skydio actually admit changing pin outs or is that just a supposition?
We went through this a few months back, people needing longer iOS cables for there iPads and nothing found works other than Skydio cable. I don't recall if Skydio actually admitted changing the pinouts but what other conclusion can you come to. I know dozens of different cables were tried from Amazon without success.
 

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I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 inch with a micro B usb port. Where can I get a cable to connect the Skydio Controller (usb C) to the Galaxy Tab?

The cables that I have gotten on the internet don’t work. (I suspect that they are for charging only and do not support data)
Used 1' OTG USB-C to micro USB that I used with my Mavic Mini and it's working fine. Got it on eBay in December for about $2 The cable has 90deg connectors on both sides, very convenient.
I'm using SM-T290 tab since that's the only model that works with the Fly app so make sure to check what USB port is on your tab, my other tab is SM-T380 and there is USB-C on it
 
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We went through this a few months back, people needing longer iOS cables for there iPads and nothing found works other than Skydio cable. I don't recall if Skydio actually admitted changing the pinouts but what other conclusion can you come to. I know dozens of different cables were tried from Amazon without success.
Ok... for some reason I never saw the earlier messages about Lightning connector incompatibilities.

Since both the earlier mentioned 3rd party Android cable and the iOS cable on their website are "data" only cables, I'm now guessing the adapter I mentioned earlier may not be wise or safe to use.

Thanks for the feedback...
 

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Used 1' OTG USB-C to micro USB that I used with my Mavic Mini and it's working fine. Got it on eBay in December for about $2 The cable has 90deg connectors on both sides, very convenient.
I'm using SM-T290 tab since that's the only model that works with the Fly app so make sure to check what USB port is on your tab, my other tab is SM-T380 and there is USB-C on it
I appreciate the tips... I'll bookmark your message for future reference.
 

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