Introduction: Lego Iphone / Ipod Charger Dock

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This is my iphone charger dock. It's made form lego like sooo many others but this one uses no glue and doesn't wreck any lego or wires. The only non-lego part is two small bits of duct tape. It's strong and portable and folds flat. And it works for Ipads.

I actually sold a couple of these on ETSY and had a box design and everything, I'd've posted that too but I can't find it.

As you can see, I initially put it on imjur where at least three people saw it.

Hope you all like it.

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This is version three of the design, version four is smaller. The base here is 9 by 8 studs and actually it works as well with 9 wide and 6 deep for phones. Tablets will probably tip over with the smaller version.

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The feet are the only bits that tend to fall off in transit. I've never done anything about this because I don't have a suitable part. An easy fix would be to have those right-angle bricks go up instead of down, then they could be locked inside the model where the 6/2 and the 3/2 plates are.

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just a single piece of tape is enough to hold the cable tight,

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Comments

Flameton1 (author)2016-04-26

My Ipad has a larger charger than in the diagram. Would it still be able to fit in the lego holder?

hugobeyts (author)Flameton12016-04-26

Hi, I'm afraid I honestly don't know, I only tried it with my girlfriend's iPad and just used the regular phone charger that was already in the dock. That said, if it's wider front to back you can swap one of the headlamp bricks for a regular one and get more space to play with (you might need to up the duct tape layer) if it's wider, you could lose one of the hinges and adapt it to that. I thought all the Charger plugs were the same size...

hugobeyts made it! (author)hugobeyts2016-04-26

this is an older version but it was the most handy, below is how to get a little more space to play with front to back

hugobeyts made it! (author)hugobeyts2016-04-26

and you can play with it to get more side to side space. This can all be done with the pieces listed by the way.

Hope that helps

wold630 (author)2016-04-25

Nicely documented! This is a great project!

hugobeyts (author)wold6302016-04-25

Wow, thank you! To be honest, the instructions took a lot longer than the building of the thing :)

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