USB Wall Charger

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Introduction: USB Wall Charger

how to make ur own USB to wall plug

Step 1: P 1

get a male - female ubs cord

Step 2: Step 2

get a 5v dc plug thingy

Step 3: Work

cut each cord inhalf stripping the black and red cords on the USB female side then cut the white and green cords off at the same time cut and strip both cables on ur DC plug thingy attach the co siding cords and E-tape them together

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    So would that be a minimum of 500mA ? I have a 5VDC @ 2100mA adapter, would that work without damaging anything?

    anything below will for sure not work. but anything over is fine, i think. dont quote me on that tho.

    you are right. my charger i made is capable of 6 A continous. and 12 A peak. even my flip phone charged just fine. this is why when you twist in a lightbulb into that 15-20 Amp socket, it dosen't explode. any usb device by spec will only draw as much amperage as it was designed to handle. (they should be self regulating)

    also, if your 5v outlet is above 500-1500 mA, you should also short the data wires so a device knows it's not possiby a pc and must be a dedicated charger. this way your device will draw a higer amperage and therefore charge faster!

    ok first things first no offense I am doing you to help you. with that being said its not called"E-tape" its electrical tape what if a kid or teenager where to see this and try it be as specific as possible as they dont always know our fancy terms. and the "5 VDC thingy" 3 major thingies wrong here...
    1 by thingy do you mean a 5VDC battery charger, a 5VDC phone see what i mean .....the thingy is a 5VDC adapter, or transformer or power pack
    2 What is the amperage of this "5VDC thingy" if its usb then it should be at least 500 nominal Ma the reasobn being a pc usb plug is rated at that and anything more might burn the usb plug(s) up any thing less and stuff may not work or could overload the plugs
    3. its always (especially with Dc voltage) advisable and safer to soldier and tape or soldier and heat shrink all connections as DC voltage will kill you faster than ac dc generally carries more amperage than ac ....amps kill not volts, though it takes 
    Oh I almost overlooked it how far back should the wires be stripped?
    You have a great idea however you need beeter and more detailed pics and you should really research trival matters like I mentioned above before ever doing an instructable on it .
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    tape!!!! um, maybe suggesping solder, but...

    not evereyone knows how to solder tho- plus tapes fine just aslong as it stays there

    All I had was a RS 6.5V charger laying around, so I added a 5V regulator and it works for me.