Thread: iPhone 5/5C/5S
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Old 10-07-2012, 06:03 PM   #2897
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Originally Posted by Charge View Post
I'm not sure if serious? Have you ever done any work in manufacturing? Cause even if the chip costs like $3, that's a huge significant cost, because now, you also need to integrate it into the device. Manufacturing costs to implement a processor into a plug like that is many times what it costs to produce the older style "dumb" cables.
I might have misread you post but it sounded as if you were saying the adapter cost nearly $30 to make.

Originally Posted by Charge View Post
In other words, they think it really does cost almost that much to make. So...not a lot of reason for 3rd party companies to work on knock-offs if there isn't a lot of profit to be made.
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