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

      380 of 480 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

      286 of 356 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

      229 of 274 people found this useful

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

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Waste of money

      Do not buy this product! I have only used it a few times and it worked perfectly but now every time I try to use it it does not work! Whenever I attempt to use Do not buy this product! I have only used it a few times and it worked perfectly but now every time I try to use it it does not work! Whenever I attempt to use this device a message comes up saying 'this accessory device may not be supported'. I bought this overpriced produced from the apple website thinking that as apple advertise it, I could trust it. I'm very disappointed and wish I did not waste my money on this product.

      • Written by Alicia G from Taplow

      Is this review useful?Waste of money

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Like all cables... they just don't last!

      Was great while it worked, however it was only a matter of months before it broke like all Apple charging cables seem to break. I cannot justify spending anothe Was great while it worked, however it was only a matter of months before it broke like all Apple charging cables seem to break. I cannot justify spending another $60 on an item that I bought 9 months ago. Just not good enough, and it's frustrating because there aren't any other options - I should be able to listen to music AND charge my phone at the same time.

      • Written by Jenni H from Chermside

      Is this review useful?Like all cables... they just don't last!

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      piece of junk, rubbish quality

      I still don't understand why would Apple carry inferior quality products, it started giving device not supported after few weeks, then i had to realign the cabl I still don't understand why would Apple carry inferior quality products, it started giving device not supported after few weeks, then i had to realign the cable and plug in different sockets. after a few more weeks it would charge and connect to a headset only after aligning it in a special way, bending the cable to get it to pick up. after 4 months it finally died. i also blame apple, for not having two lightning ports to charge while listening to music.

      • Written by Fouad G from boca raton

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?piece of junk, rubbish quality

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