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Dexim Visible-G USB Cable Glows When Current Flows


Pimp my USB cable? Dexim has, and you're certain to get a charge out of it! The DWA065WL Universal USB Charge & Sync Cable employs integral blue LEDS that scroll, marquee style, along the path of your current connection.

The 80cm (32 inch) long cable features a universal USB connector at one end and a microUSB connector on the other. According to the ad copy, the cable is compatible with smartphones and mobile devices made by Blackberry, HTC, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, and Sony Ericsson.





Apple isn't on the list, so blinging up your iPhone requires a similar (and similarly priced) lighted USB cable that can be purchased here. Both cables feature blue scrolling LED lighting that's easily visible by day and even more easily awesome by night. Check out this short video to see the DWA065WL Universal USB Charge & Sync Cable in action:




Just in case you're in love with the idea of “seeing” electrical current and/or digital data flowing through a cable, Sanwa also offers an AC adapter – a small box that attaches to your power bar or wall outlet and provides an inlet connector for the cable. 





The DWA065WL Universal USB Charge & Sync Cable and it's iPhone & iPod friendly brother, model DWA063, are both priced at 1,980 yen (around $25.50) and are currently, ahem, being offered online at the Sanwa Direct website. (images via Gigazine)

Editor's Update: The Universal USB Charger & Sync Cable is now available in the U.S. You can find it on Amazon here and at other retailers.

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Steve Levenstein
J A P A N O R A M A
InventorSpot.com

Comments
Feb 21, 2012
by Anonymous

mention the year

please mention the year of this invention or technology when it is available

Mar 28, 2012
by Anonymous

Where to find?

Where can we get this USB glowing cable in US?
I searched on eBay but it is nowhere to be found. I also tried Amazon with no luck.
My daughter would love one of these, but she has an iPhone so I really need one that works with it.
Do you think it will be even harder to find one for an iPhone, since you stated in your post that Sanwa do not produce a compatible cable for iPhones?
I just watched the video and I'm sure my daughter will love it.

Thanks in advance.

Alfred.

Mar 29, 2012
by China.new

iPhone-compatible cable

As the article states, Sanwa Direct DOES make an iPhone-compatible LED cable and a link is provided.

May 22, 2012
by Anonymous

TechFlex

Cool this would probably hit the market. There are different designs of cable connectors but this is new. We have connectors at home but not as great as this one look. I'll try to buy as possible.