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Adding USB(charging) to iPad VGA adapter

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It's my first instructable, and I wanted to share with world what hawe I done this time. Time to time I play with many of things upgrading it's functionality. But with this one I like to share. By the way, sorry if my language is bad, but there, in internet you already are familiar with that, I prefer. So, closer to case, you bought your iPhone4 or iPad, I got my iPhone too, so that's nothing exceptional. You bought VGA adapter, I bought too, and it drains baterry fairly quick. So there it ends, add USB to your VGA adapter, and I wil try to explain how. Sadly I dont hawe all steps with coresponding images, so I will use what I hawe.


What you need:
1. Apple iPad VGA adapter
2. USB cable with one end 4 pin USB A jack connector
3. Soldering iron with small tip
3.1. Hawing flux will help a bit.
3.2. Some tin
4. Knife
5. Pliers?
6. wirecutter
 
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Step 1: Opening 30pin connector

Somehow you need to remove inner plastic bezel from 30pin connector side. its glued there, so with some screvdriver, knife or somthing else help you need to open it. If you dont broke it while opening, than when you end it will look as new.

Step 5: Solder your USB cable

1. Cut off other end of USB cable that you dont need.

2. Make hole in plastic case for wire and put wire throught it, don't miss it!

3.Solder USB wire as in picture (F-Free)

________F-Green-White-Red-F-F-F-Black-F-F-F-F-F-F-F__________

4. Solder USB shielding somwhere to metal casing (if cable has one)


USB pinouts: http://pinouts.ru/Slots/USB_pinout.shtml
30pin connector pinouts: http://pinouts.ru/PortableDevices/ipod_pinout.shtml
tfarris11 months ago
This might be an odd question but do you plan on selling that or want to make any I'm willing to pay for it
jasonZak11 months ago
'w'≠ 'v'
kmdu591 year ago
thats a link to a app to view cable setup https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pinouts/id308293309?mt=8
denty1 year ago
hello

page: http://pinoutsguide.com/CellularPhones-A-N/iPhone_connector_pinout.shtml

GREEN=28?
WHITE=27
OR WHAT....

F-Green-White-Red-F-F-F-Black-F-F-F-F-F-F-F

solder GREEN IN 28 PINOUT.RU
solder WHITE IN 27 PINOUT.RU
solder red in 26 TPB (-) FireWire Data TPB (-)?
AND SOLDER 22 IN 22 TPA (-) FireWire Data TPA (-)?

BEST REGARDS
Thorius2 years ago
Works great!
cncwanabe2 years ago
how do I make a vga out cable for my ipad I have been looking for a while
centaurboi22 years ago
Where can I find pin out information? i.e. Power pins, data pins, audio pins, etc. Thanks, cool instructable!
if already you are owner of any of Ipad, ipod touch or iphone there's specific application named pinout...has all the pinouts forms....if you dont have any of those and you are PC or MAC users just visit....http://pinouts.ru/connector/
and http://pinouts.ru/all/.....its russian site but uses english so its very helpful
ctrlaltdel02 (author)  centaurboi22 years ago
Links where to find pinouts is in instructables 5th step.
denty2 years ago
by using this?

you solder pin this

F-Green-White-Red-F-F-F-Black-F-F-F-F-F-F-F

and the pin usb this

1 VCC Red +5 VDC
2 D- White Data -
3 D+ Green Data +
4 GND Black Ground

for example you solder pin 2 is d+(green) you solder in (green) 2 GND Audio & Video ground (-), internally connected with Pin 1 on iPod motherboard (as the pinout 30 pin connector)

2 GND Audio & Video ground (-), internally connected with Pin 1 on iPod motherboard
3 Right Line Out - R (+) (Audio output, right channel)
4 Left Line Out - L(+) (Audio output, left channel)
8 Video Out
Composite video output (only when slideshow active on iPod Photo)

or Component Video Pb

thanks

best regards
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