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This gadget is the USB-C accessory you didn't know you needed, and it's only $14 this Cyber Monday
The Baseus mini retractable USB-C to USB-C cable packs down small and tidy, yet can carry 100W for charging smartphones, tablets, and laptops. This Cyber Monday deal makes it easier to pick up a few for gifts or yourself.
Baseus 100W mini retractable USB-C to USB-C cable tech specs
100W max load capacity.
Retractable reel with four locking lengths -- 1.1, 1.9, 2.7 and 3.3-feet.
Weighs only 50 g.
Four colors: Black, white, blue, and purple.
I've tried a lot of retractable cables in the past, and most end up being a disappointment, with the cable or reel being of poor quality, and the whole thing falling apart in short order.
However, that has not been the case with this retractable cable by Baseus. Everything about this is quality, from the flat ribbon cable used to the retraction reel, and it's designed for regular use.
The first thing that surprised me about this reel was the size -- I was expecting something bigger and bulkier, not something that would fit into the palm of a hand or slip unobtrusively into a pocket.
And don't let the small size of the reel fool you. This is incredibly well-engineered and strong enough to put up with a lot of usage. The retractable reel has four different length settings -- 1.1, 1.9, 2.7 and 3.3 feet -- and to retract the cable back, you simply pull on the ends, and the spring action quickly and tidily rolls the cable back into the reel.
The flat ribbon cable is strong and yet flexible, and the connectors used by Baseus are of the highest quality. The cable is kitted out with an e-Marker chip, which means that it will be able to deliver the full 100W of power to all devices and ensure that it does this safely.