Introduction: USB Replacement Cap

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This is an easy to do repalcement cap for a USB flash drive using a mouse or keyboard PS2 to USB adapter and simple tools. Project can be completed in about 5 minutes.

Step 1: Measure Cutting Line

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Measure and mark a line about 5/8" from the USB end.

Step 2:

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Cut the adapter on the line, then sand end and round the corners as needed.

Step 3:

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Now you have a new sturdy cap that is harder (but not impossible) to lose.


scoochmaroo (author)2010-06-28

I like it! Now show me how to make it into a key chain :D

impcpro (author)scoochmaroo2010-06-28

I have done this also, there is plenty of material left and you can drill a small hole, about 1/16" near a corner and thread a wire or carpet thread thru it and attach it to a keychain.

TSC (author)2010-06-28


Reffner (author)2010-06-27

Simple, quick, and cheap. This is a good idea.

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Bio: Ed and Stephanie Vinces, co-owners of Pacifica Computer Pros, in business for 30 years. www, We do kinetic art, art projects, robotics, mosaics ... More »
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