The color of the cord has been changed to black Since we noticed that most of customers prefer a black cord. This mug warmer plate is capable of keeping your hot beverages warm enough for drinking when you used A suitable mug, please do not expect it to heat your cold beverages to scorching hot in a short time. It is designed with low power Consumption to keep your hot coffee or tea always warm. Please contact us if you get any questions or issues When using it. Thanks for your understanding.