Introduction: Mobile Charger Protector

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Save your backpack from mobile charger prongs with this simple tip.

All you need is a few inches of of flexible tubing and a velcro strap.

Step 1: Attach Tubing to Wire

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Use a velcro strap to attach the tubing to the charger wire.

It should be about 8 inches from the charger for strain relief.

Step 2: Wrap the Cord

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Spread your fingers apart and gently wrap the charger cord around them.

Close your fingers and slide the wrapped cord off your hand.

Step 3: Neat and Safe

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Wrap the velcro around the wire to keep it from tangling.

Bend the tube and press it over the charger prongs.

The tubing will keep your gear safe from the charger prongs.


codongolev (author)2009-06-11

simple, easy, and solves a common problem. 4/5

iectyx3c (author)codongolev2009-06-11

Thanks, it really keeps my charger from gouging up stuff when I toss it all in a bag. I probably got the idea for the tubing from some product that came shipped that way once.

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