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No more broken iPhone Lightning cables! Meet K-ble X - Strong & Durable - Built to Last! Extended Strain Protectors and Nylon Jacket
No more broken iPhone Lightning cables! Meet K-ble X - Strong & Durable - Built to Last! Extended Strain Protectors and Nylon Jacket
No more broken iPhone Lightning cables! Meet K-ble X - Strong & Durable - Built to Last! Extended Strain Protectors and Nylon Jacket
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On request, we have added a special reward, Limited Edition K-bles with your name or initials (upto 10 characters) printed on them. 

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K-ble X is one of the strongest and most durable Lightning cables on the market. K-ble X is encased in a thick nylon braided jacket with makes the cable tangle resistant and durable. The ports of the cable are further strengthened by extended rubber strain protectors to ensure that the K-ble X does not break at that point. The Lightning connector and USB plug are encased with aviation grade aluminum shells for added durability and provide a nice visual aesthetic.

K-ble X Connectors
K-ble X Connectors
K-ble X vs. Regular Cable
K-ble X vs. Regular Cable
    

We released the K-ble X 6.5 Feet/2 Meter Long Cable on the market via Amazon and it has received excellent feedback. We are seeking help via Kickstarter to launch 10 Feet/3M long versions as well.

Currently Selling on Amazon
Currently Selling on Amazon

There are plenty of different Lightning cables to choose from but they all have a common problem, most of them break easily or don't last more than a few weeks/months

Typical broken cable
Typical broken cable

Different people have different needs in terms of cable length so we want to offer this cable in the 10 Feet Long version as well. If we meet our goals, the stretch goal is to develop a 3.3 Feet/1 Meter long version as well

We want to bring this premium quality Lightning cable to the market at a competitive price.

We have been through the process to develop the 6.5 feet model so we are well versed in the procurement, the Apple MFI Licensing process and then manufacturing steps.

To develop the 10 feet cables, we need to produce new tooling/molding for this models which is quite expensive $2000 (4 sets of molds), then we have to produce samples and seek Apple MFI certification.

We have received excellent feedback for the K-ble X 6.5 Feet cable. Below are some reviews that we received on Amazon.

Amazon Review 1
Amazon Review 1
Amazon Review 2
Amazon Review 2
Amazon Review 3
Amazon Review 3

I got into this business after seeing pretty much everyone of my friends and family with the dreaded broken iPhone cable.

Considering the fact that I have been using the same MicroUSB cable for the past 2 years, yet everyone I know had been through multiple iPhone cables in that same time, I set out to develop a more durable Lightning cable.

We went through multiple prototypes and tested all sorts of scenarios including extended usage under 10 year olds (these are the roughest customers, they test the limits of a cable by yanking and pulling)

  • Apple's proprietary licensing program for manufacturers to produce certified accessories.
  • Guaranteed to work wih all Apple devices and all future updates
  • Our products hold this certification which allow us to use this logo.
MFI Logo
MFI Logo

To ensure quality, we will be randomly testing 5% of our production and subjecting it to the following tests:

  • 1000 times insertion and removal to lightning port
  • 100 times cable bending test to ensure cable is durable

The test pieces will be discarded but will be used to ensure that manufacturing quality is maintained.

Risks and challenges

There are no known risks associated with this project at this time. We have already paid a deposit for the Apple Licensed Lightning Connectors (there is still a backorder/backlog on these) so to ensure delivery times we made the investment now so that we can ship these cables in May.

Having gone through the entire development process for the K-ble X 6 Feet cable, we have gained the experience to make this project successful.

If this Kickstarter compaign is successful and we get swamped with orders, it may cause a slight delay in fulfillment. We will mitigate this risk by securing additional connectors from Apple. The factory can produce cables quickly, the hard part is getting the connectors.

We had received some feedback on broken pins and we are enhancing our testing/QA process to ensure that the defective rate is kept at a minimum.

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    Limited Edition Personalized - Receive 2 K-ble X (10 feet cable) with your name or initials printed on the Lightning Port. (upto 10 characters)

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    Limited Edition Personalized - Receive 5 K-ble X (10 feet cable) with your name or initials printed on the Lightning Port. (upto 10 characters)

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Funding period

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