Belkin Lightning Audio + Charge Rockstar

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  • Overview

    The Belkin Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar offers dual functionality for charging and listening to your iPhone or iPad. Whether you want to charge in the car, on the go or at home, the adapter makes it possible to listen to Lightning Audio and power your iPhone, simultaneously.

    Dual functionality

    12W pass-through charging powers up your iOS device at maximum speed. So whether you’re listening to music or watching videos, using audio navigation or taking calls whilst you charge there’s nothing slowing you down.

    Lightning Audio

    The Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar supports Lightning Audio with up to 48 kHz, 24-bit audio output for clear conversations and flawless music playback.

    Case compatible

    There’s no need to remove your iPhone case to connect your Lightning Audio headphones or your charging cable, since the Lightning + Audio Charge RockStar works with most cases.

    Highlights

    Listen to music and charge at the same time

    Lightning Audio with up to 48 kHz, 24-bit audio output

    Supports pass-through charging up to 12W for iPhone and iPad

    Compatible with Lightning Audio headphones

    Supports remote and mic control

    Compatible with Apple Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter

    Requires iOS 10 or later

    Did You Notice?

    Works with MFI-certified Lightning Audio headphones.

    Apple Recommends For

    Charging your iOS device whilst listening to music wherever you go.

    What’s in the Box

    Belkin Lightning Audio + Charge Rockstar

    Quick install guide

    Tech Specs

    Connections: Lightning

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: F8J198dsWHT

    UPC or EAN No.: 745883724253

    Warranty

    Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

    Warranty: Two-year limited

  • iPhone Models

  • 2.0 Average
    2 out of 5 stars
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    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Disappointing

      There are two big use cases this adapter does not support: 1. This adapter does not work with Apple's Smart Battery Case. You must remove the case before the There are two big use cases this adapter does not support: 1. This adapter does not work with Apple's Smart Battery Case. You must remove the case before the adapter will function properly. 2. This adapter does not pass data through to your laptop. It's no longer possible to develop iPhone applications or sync your iPhone while listening to music on your iPhone at the same time. These two use cases were previously supported when the iPhone had a 3.5 mm headphone jack. It's also worth pointing out that this adapter does not function as a headphone splitter, even though it logically makes sense to support that functionality on something that appears to be a splitter.

      • Written by Michael H from Seattle

      483 of 607 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Disappointing

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      �� This adapter is kinda useless.

      For $40 dollars and being bought from Apple, I expect this adapter to work with iTunes and Xcode. You know, so you can actually listen to music and work/play at For $40 dollars and being bought from Apple, I expect this adapter to work with iTunes and Xcode. You know, so you can actually listen to music and work/play at the same time. Ridiculous waste of money! Infuriating.

      • Written by Timothy K from San Francisco

      363 of 449 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?�� This adapter is kinda useless.

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Beware if you utilize Apple's Smart Battery

      This Belkin accessory has compatibility issues with the Smart Battery for iPhone 7. I own the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. I purchased 3 of the Belkin units. They w This Belkin accessory has compatibility issues with the Smart Battery for iPhone 7. I own the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. I purchased 3 of the Belkin units. They work fine with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus, however, when utilized with the Smart Battery it simply does not work. To be honest, perhaps 1 out of 10 times it works. Not consistent. Belkin's support was completely useless and a waste of time.

      • Written by Steven T from Bellmore

      296 of 346 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Beware if you utilize Apple's Smart Battery

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Useless junk. Failed on day 1.

      I bought this today, opened the box, plugged it in, and my phone flicks from charge to not charge constantly. Vibratingand playing a "dong" noise every second - I bought this today, opened the box, plugged it in, and my phone flicks from charge to not charge constantly. Vibratingand playing a "dong" noise every second - which obviously runs the battery DOWN.

      • Written by Alex H from Lane Cove

      Is this review useful?Useless junk. Failed on day 1.

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Useless

      Bought this to power my ik irig pro keyboard into my iPad and charge it at the same time bought from an Applestore at their suggestion £40 !!!!! Must at least Bought this to power my ik irig pro keyboard into my iPad and charge it at the same time bought from an Applestore at their suggestion £40 !!!!! Must at least cost £1 to make... Doesnt work, Doesn't see keyboard... I'm in Portugal I've sat down to work and all I've done is mess about with this expensive piece of junk ....... Frustrated .......

      • Written by andrew B from tamworth

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Useless

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Great when it works

      This thing was great for around the first 2 months I had it. Audio won’t play through the adapter anymore even though I’ve kept it in good condition. Hopefully This thing was great for around the first 2 months I had it. Audio won’t play through the adapter anymore even though I’ve kept it in good condition. Hopefully mine was just defective!

      • Written by Aqib S from miami

      5 of 5 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Great when it works

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