Instructables: exploring - usb - charger http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:39:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Portable USB Smartphone Charger V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Smartphone-Charger-V3/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:54:47 PDT
usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/usb-charger-2/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:13:46 PDT
Design and build a portable USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-build-a-portable-USB-charger/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:46:20 PDT
battery powered usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-powered-usb-charger-1/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:01:23 PDT
USB charger 9V http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-charger-9V/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 13:28:11 PDT
MintyBoost Portable Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/MintyBoost-Portable-Charger/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:01:59 PDT
Panel mount USB power/charging station http://www.instructables.com/id/Panel-mount-USB-powercharging-station/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:12:16 PST
Mains USB Charger... http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-USB-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/63C3/HRBNE44S/F8T63C3HRBNE44S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/63C3/HRBNE44S/F8T63C3HRBNE44S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/63C3/HRBNE44S/F8T63C3HRBNE44S.SMALL.jpg stevenarango   Having The Charger Next To my Night Table, The Cable Was Way Too Short!!! So I Found An Old Power Usb Adaptor .. Took the inside Out and Place them Inside a Project Box. Then i Got Hold of a Power  Cord. And a Switch Put  it All Together and Presto.. No more Leaning to one Side To Reach the iPh...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 19:20:47 PST
A portable charger for modern tablets http://www.instructables.com/id/A-portable-charger-for-modern-tablets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/N7H5/HR0AR7D8/FVQN7H5HR0AR7D8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/N7H5/HR0AR7D8/FVQN7H5HR0AR7D8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/N7H5/HR0AR7D8/FVQN7H5HR0AR7D8.SMALL.jpg jdege Years back, someone figured out that you could make an easy USB charger for cell phones, MP3 players, etc., out of a 9V battery and a Altoids tin. IIRC, the first plans I saw used a zener diode as a voltage regulator, but very quickly people found that you could pick up a LM7805 5V voltage regulator...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:08:47 PST
Second portable usb charger That WORKS http://www.instructables.com/id/Second-portable-usb-charger-That-WORKS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZXQA/HQVQ0B3J/FINZXQAHQVQ0B3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZXQA/HQVQ0B3J/FINZXQAHQVQ0B3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZXQA/HQVQ0B3J/FINZXQAHQVQ0B3J.SMALL.jpg stevenarango hi all    after making my 1st usb charger just to find out that it worked for a few minutes and then the battery got really Hot this while unit was off... so i tried a few other things just to get to the same point. HOT Battery.......... This one cost me Ready for this??? a whole $1.00 Dollar and ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:30:18 PST
MY USB CAR CHARGER -BY- SYED MAAZ QADRI GILLANI http://www.instructables.com/id/MY-USB-CAR-CHARGER-BY-SYED-MAAZ-GILLANI/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:41:23 PST
Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Charger-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/KZUP/HQV6HBFK/F5WKZUPHQV6HBFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/KZUP/HQV6HBFK/F5WKZUPHQV6HBFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/KZUP/HQV6HBFK/F5WKZUPHQV6HBFK.SMALL.jpg stevenarango well this is a DIY portable USB charger  for this you need  1    Female USB cord.    1   voltage  regulator 5V wires, solder, a small  box , a switch , and a Hot glue gun.    1   LED  1   Resistor 220 ohms, and   two 100 ohms Resistors Cut the USB cord you will see 4 wires ,one RED, one White/blue...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 23:56:38 PST
USB Emergency Charger. (solar) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Emergency-Charger-solar/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 11:14:39 PST
How to Install a Custom USB Charger in your Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-custom-Mobile-USB-Charger-in-your/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:50:04 PST
Altoids Tin USB Hub 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-USB-Hub-20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0NBB/HP0CJ082/FE00NBBHP0CJ082.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0NBB/HP0CJ082/FE00NBBHP0CJ082.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0NBB/HP0CJ082/FE00NBBHP0CJ082.SMALL.jpg sean_sylvester1 This is an update of my Altoids tin USB hub. I added a 5V green LED (available at radio shack) that lights up when it is plugged in. Make sure to check out my original project. -For those of you who have built the original project feel free to drill a hole in your tin and connect an LED to the unus...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:02:12 PST
USB Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Solar-Charger/
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 09:36:36 PST
Lithium Heavy Duty Solar USB Charger 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Heavy-Duty-Solar-USB-Charger-20/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 12:06:48 PST
4-in-1 USB to mini • micro • lightning • 30-pin connector cable http://www.instructables.com/id/4-in-1-USB-to-mini-micro-lightning-30-pin-connecto/
4-in-1 USB to mini • micro • lightning • 30-pin connector cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/MLZZ/HMVJAZK8/FTMMLZZHMVJAZK8.SMALL.jpg haugenka Portable devices like smartphones, iPods, GPS devices and more are supposed to make our lives easier. But they all use different USB connectors (micro, mini, 30-pin, Lightning...), so if you leave the wrong cable at home, all you've got is an expensive paperweight. Bring every cable and you've got a...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 21:50:06 PDT
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-USB-Solar-Charger-20-4-Ports/
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Dreamed of making a cheap and "EXTREMELY RELIABLE" portable USB solar charger? Here's a quick tutorial, revealing how I made mine with a budget less than $20! ___________________________________________________________________________________ I have so many uses for it. When we travel and go camping...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 23:51:14 PDT
Thief Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Thief-Phone-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/M578/HIYWGXFT/FJYM578HIYWGXFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/M578/HIYWGXFT/FJYM578HIYWGXFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/M578/HIYWGXFT/FJYM578HIYWGXFT.SMALL.jpg macobt Phone charger that you can plug in into E27 screw base,its thief charger. Make sure you subscribe for more awesome videos from the macobt projects! Subscribe to my YOUTUBE channel:http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=macobt My blog:http://macoprojects.blogspot.com Facebook:https://...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 05:25:29 PDT
Pocket USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-USB-charger/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 08:47:43 PDT
A USB Charging Port for an Electric Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-USB-Charging-Port-for-an-Electric-Bicycle/
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 15:58:02 PDT
Double Altoids Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Altoids-Solar-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/32U6/HHS00KNU/F9S32U6HHS00KNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/32U6/HHS00KNU/F9S32U6HHS00KNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/32U6/HHS00KNU/F9S32U6HHS00KNU.SMALL.jpg Sethaulton Hi! After returning from Active Duty training with the Air Force I wanted to build something that could charge my phone on the go and i always had wanted a Solar Charger so I decided to make one myself! (A small Disclaimer) I pretty much threw this little guy together in about a day and kinda forgo...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:02:06 PDT
Battery powered Usb charger (iOS devices not capible) http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-powered-Usb-charger-iOS-devices-not-capib/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 18:21:52 PDT
DIY Solar Phone Charger ($5 Battery Free - UPDATED!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Phone-Charger-5-Portable-100-Batter/
DIY Solar Phone Charger ($5 Battery Free - UPDATED!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's a real quick and easy tutorial on making a "Portable Solar Phone Charger", it only took me 5 minutes to make one! It's powered by PURE solar energy. The device is designed to fit right into your pocket, it also comes with a built-in stand! Works with apple devices (tested on iPod Touch and Qu...
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Thu, 9 May 2013 02:05:05 PDT
Easy Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Portable-USB-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/K0XU/HFPTIFVN/FKBK0XUHFPTIFVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/K0XU/HFPTIFVN/FKBK0XUHFPTIFVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/K0XU/HFPTIFVN/FKBK0XUHFPTIFVN.SMALL.jpg Matt Carl Tutorial to show how to make a quick, cheap and easy portable USB charger for around $10 without knowing how to build complex circuits! Used the following products: USB Car Charger (Dollar Store) 8 AA Battery Holder (Radioshack) 8 AA Batteries (Dollar Store) Project Enclosure (Radioshack)
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Fri, 3 May 2013 08:22:34 PDT
Portable usb phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/usb-charger-1/
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 06:39:59 PDT
portable Solar Charged USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-Solar-Charged-USB-charger/
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:41:47 PDT
DIY Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-USB-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman My name is Joshua Zimmerman.  (DOB: 10/21/1982... October 21st, 1982) My proposal for the Jack Daniels Independence Project contest is a low cost DIY Solar USB Charger for use in home, education, and humanitarian purposes.  ***So the Jack Daniels contest rejected this video guide for some reason.  ...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 21:57:40 PDT
Lithium Battery Solar USB/ iPhone/ Arduino Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Lithium-Battery-Solar-USB-iPhone-Arduino-Charger/
Lithium Battery Solar USB/ iPhone/ Arduino Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman One of the most fun and useful projects on instructables is to create your very own solar USB/ iPhone charger. They're not overly difficult to make, nor are the parts overly expensive or hard to find. For the most part they do a rather good job of charging up small gadgets. Mostly. The big flaw ...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 20:17:19 PDT
Solar-powered USB charger. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-USB-charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7YOO/H4AGJBM5/FDP7YOOH4AGJBM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7YOO/H4AGJBM5/FDP7YOOH4AGJBM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7YOO/H4AGJBM5/FDP7YOOH4AGJBM5.SMALL.jpg TurboSnail This is basically a continuation of an already excellent project by haikuordie (original version here) to whom credit goes for the original idea. My version adds a different panel style, a series/parallel switch for the Solar panels and a different casing style. Please comment with questions and imp...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 03:59:58 PDT
Universal USB Power Supply Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-USB-Power-Supply-Kit/
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 15:51:37 PDT
How to make Lipo Battery USB Charger/Adapter for Phone, iPod, MP3, etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Lipo-Battery-USB-ChargerAdapter-for-P/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/9DAU/H3QFLOSG/FQD9DAUH3QFLOSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/9DAU/H3QFLOSG/FQD9DAUH3QFLOSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/9DAU/H3QFLOSG/FQD9DAUH3QFLOSG.SMALL.jpg merryman In this instructable video, I show you how to make a device that uses a LiPo (Lithium Polymer) battery to output USB power.  You can use this device for charging/running any USB devices, e.g. cell phones, MP3 players, iPhones, iPods, fans, lights, etc.  This assumes you have the USB cable for your d...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 21:27:00 PDT
The Solar USB Charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Solar-USB-Charger/
The Solar USB Charger! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/FYTN/H1YOHDO5/FBKFYTNH1YOHDO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/FYTN/H1YOHDO5/FBKFYTNH1YOHDO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/FYTN/H1YOHDO5/FBKFYTNH1YOHDO5.SMALL.jpg DoctorDv Have you ever been camping or driving and your phone runs out of battery?  These moments are very frustrating, and they led me to make my own solar phone charger.  Most retail solar chargers cost $40-$50, but by following this instructable, you can make your own for around $20!  Another great thing ...
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Tue, 8 May 2012 13:01:56 PDT
Altoids USB Battery/Solar charger for iPhone and iPod http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-USB-BatterySolar-charger-for-iPhone-and-i/
Altoids USB Battery/Solar charger for iPhone and iPod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/MQYR/H0QH0IGB/F8TMQYRH0QH0IGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/MQYR/H0QH0IGB/F8TMQYRH0QH0IGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/MQYR/H0QH0IGB/F8TMQYRH0QH0IGB.SMALL.jpg haikuordie I know there are plenty of USB chargers out there for you to build.  But here's one that doesn't use a voltage regulator or an IC chip to power it.  The basic concept is to use 4 - AAA rechargeable batteries (1.2V a piece) to power the USB and a couple of solar cells to charge the batteries.  If you...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 18:50:48 PDT
USB Charger from Makita batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Charger-from-Makita-batteries/
USB Charger from Makita batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FA9Z/HCV923UI/F1HFA9ZHCV923UI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FA9Z/HCV923UI/F1HFA9ZHCV923UI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FA9Z/HCV923UI/F1HFA9ZHCV923UI.SMALL.jpg cbdave Having the power go out a few times this year for over a day or more at a time left me without a way to charge portable electronics, iphone etc. Besides running out to the truck (to use the 12v port) in the middle of a storm I wanted to see if I could use the batteries from my power tools to charge ...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 04:10:18 PDT
Add a USB port to your clock Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-USB-port-to-your-clock-Radio/
Add a USB port to your clock Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/O95U/GZHK83KW/FC2O95UGZHK83KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/O95U/GZHK83KW/FC2O95UGZHK83KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/O95U/GZHK83KW/FC2O95UGZHK83KW.SMALL.jpg Nerdz Well I got this idea pretty much out of nothing. I sometimes use my phone while on my bed, and the Cord is a tad too short, or rather the plug is too far away. You could argue "Get a longer cord" But wheres the fun in that! So I looked over at my clock and thought "its missing something" A USB port...
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 20:29:46 PST
Multi Charge and Sync Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Charge-and-Sync-Station/
Multi Charge and Sync Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/0MEW/GWKKNO66/FY20MEWGWKKNO66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/0MEW/GWKKNO66/FY20MEWGWKKNO66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/0MEW/GWKKNO66/FY20MEWGWKKNO66.SMALL.jpg ecutech Is this a common picture(right) of your power strip where you usually charge your gadgets?  Here are the instructions to make a multi charge and sync station(left) with commonly available devices and components. Should require less than 2 hours to complete with some basic tools like pliers, screwdri...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2012 20:38:42 PST
Cheap and simple USB car fast-charger mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-simple-USB-car-fast-charger-mod/
Cheap and simple USB car fast-charger mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6I1T/GWV07GS5/FZ46I1TGWV07GS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6I1T/GWV07GS5/FZ46I1TGWV07GS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6I1T/GWV07GS5/FZ46I1TGWV07GS5.SMALL.jpg RedBinary A few years ago I had to make a fairly long road trip. Around 8 hours each way. I typically use my phone to provide music through the aux jack on my stereo, and when I travel to parts unknown I also use my phone for GPS navigation assistance. On this particular journey I had also planned to play wit...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 07:33:26 PST
Retro Rechargeable USB Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Rechargeable-USB-Booster/
Retro Rechargeable USB Booster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/DPXS/GV0KKVZT/FYHDPXSGV0KKVZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/DPXS/GV0KKVZT/FYHDPXSGV0KKVZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/DPXS/GV0KKVZT/FYHDPXSGV0KKVZT.SMALL.jpg ben_k Portable iPod and phone chargers are by no means anything new.  However, there are two main aspects of portable chargers that I think could be improved without sacrificing any of their functionality.  These are: Aesthetics.  There is nothing wrong with an Altoids  tin, but there is also a lot o...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 11:20:08 PST
Build a Battery Powered USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Battery-Powered-USB-Charger/
Build a Battery Powered USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/CT4R/GUKAR4JW/FW5CT4RGUKAR4JW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/CT4R/GUKAR4JW/FW5CT4RGUKAR4JW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/CT4R/GUKAR4JW/FW5CT4RGUKAR4JW.SMALL.jpg Group2 This guide will walk you through building a battery powered charger for any device that charges via a standard USB connection, for example cell phones, iPods, etc. Parts Needed: 1. 9V Battery 2. +5V (.7285) Fixed Voltage Regulator 3. Project Case (4x2x1") 4. USB Male A to Female A Cable 5. 22-Gaug...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 18:02:14 PST
Portable 9v USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-9v-USB-Charger/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNN/U55Z/GUBPGBAV/FNNU55ZGUBPGBAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNN/U55Z/GUBPGBAV/FNNU55ZGUBPGBAV.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNN/U55Z/GUBPGBAV/FNNU55ZGUBPGBAV.SMALL.jpg astrickland1 how to build a portable charger. Does not work with iPod touch or iPhone materials -1x 150ohm resistor (optional) -1x toggle switch (optional) -1x LED (optional) -1x7805 voltage regulator (required) -1x 9v battery clips (required) -1x female usb connector (required) solder (required) soldering iron ...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 17:57:43 PDT
Hack a Bench Power Supply and Multi-Charger from an old PC Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Bench-Power-Supply-and-Multi-Charger-from-a/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/BDMK/GU7FA58L/F0PBDMKGU7FA58L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/BDMK/GU7FA58L/F0PBDMKGU7FA58L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/BDMK/GU7FA58L/F0PBDMKGU7FA58L.SMALL.jpg zapskate for one thing i wanted a BENCH POWER SUPPLY but didn't want to pay $40 dollars at radio shack for one. second i was sick of having so many chargers that i had to take with me everywhere i went for more than 24 hours, trips, vacations, family visits, etc. so i decided to build them both in one and w...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:00:27 PDT
Make a USB iPhone iPod Charger On The Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-USB-iPhone-iPod-Charger-On-The-Cheep/
Make a USB iPhone iPod Charger On The Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/ZWNY/GSUSMKOY/FZWZWNYGSUSMKOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/ZWNY/GSUSMKOY/FZWZWNYGSUSMKOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/ZWNY/GSUSMKOY/FZWZWNYGSUSMKOY.SMALL.jpg matt.e.jenkins There are many designs for iPhone chargers out there and many are confusing or use parts that are hard to find.  My design uses parts that are easy to find, is tested works with all iPhones and iPods (as of this posting), and just works.  It is a fun and useful project.  I made one a few years ago ...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:46:29 PDT
Quick and Dirty Multi-USB Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Dirty-Multi-USB-Charging-Station/
Quick and Dirty Multi-USB Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/1MYE/GSILYEKM/FLQ1MYEGSILYEKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/1MYE/GSILYEKM/FLQ1MYEGSILYEKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/1MYE/GSILYEKM/FLQ1MYEGSILYEKM.SMALL.jpg Treknology Tired of using a 600 Watt computer just to charge your mobile phone? This is simple and there's no need for you to go anywhere near the computer just for charging. What You'll Need: 1. An old non-powered USB 1.1 hub (like you have any other use for it, right?) * 2. A wall-wart 5V USB charger. 3....
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Wed, 14 Sep 2011 22:50:51 PDT
USB 5 Volt Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-5-Volt-Charger/
USB 5 Volt Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/9HNM/GQRB6SN1/FVB9HNMGQRB6SN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/9HNM/GQRB6SN1/FVB9HNMGQRB6SN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/9HNM/GQRB6SN1/FVB9HNMGQRB6SN1.SMALL.jpg Frowney001 Hello instructables surfers! this is my first instructable, so bear with me. also, i made this charger before i made the instructable. REQUIREMENTS: must have skills in: soldering hot glueing Legoing parts: Legos motorized lego robot power pack 4 RECHARGEABLE batteries USB socket Lets get starte...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 11:58:39 PDT
Steampunk Iphone Dock with smoking boiler http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Iphone-Dock-with-smoking-boiler/
Steampunk Iphone Dock with smoking boiler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/4O6T/GQOCARBC/FH04O6TGQOCARBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/4O6T/GQOCARBC/FH04O6TGQOCARBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/4O6T/GQOCARBC/FH04O6TGQOCARBC.SMALL.jpg MrF_DT_teacher I had been debating creating some kind of dock for my Iphone to sit on for quite some time. This desire coupled with the first week of my summer holidays has led me to create the Steampunk Iphone Dock. Before we get started I just want to point out that this project can be made from anything, old ...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2011 08:55:27 PDT
3 parts, 2$ twin port USB Charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/3-parts-2-twin-port-USB-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0T5Z/GQ3FTS6X/F6O0T5ZGQ3FTS6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0T5Z/GQ3FTS6X/F6O0T5ZGQ3FTS6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0T5Z/GQ3FTS6X/F6O0T5ZGQ3FTS6X.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 To make this you will have: LM7805 (voltage regulator) cost: 70 cents dual USB port cost: about one dollar 9V battery connector cost: nothing! (i have got this from 9V battery)  and  hmmm... thats it! oh... you must have soldering iron and solder of course. Solder everything tohether using tips fro...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 12:31:34 PDT
Simple iPod USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-iPod-USB-charger/
Simple iPod USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/3UOZ/GMJIE5LR/FO73UOZGMJIE5LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/3UOZ/GMJIE5LR/FO73UOZGMJIE5LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/3UOZ/GMJIE5LR/FO73UOZGMJIE5LR.SMALL.jpg heatseeker96 In this instructable, I will show you how to build a simple iPod charger! It's easy to make and modify, and is built to charge as fast as an official Apple USB charger. Before we start, here's a little note: ############################################################################### DISCLAIMER:...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 09:48:46 PDT
Usb iPod Charger: Powerdock http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-iPod-Charger-Powerdock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/LEPI/GLC26SUR/FAYLEPIGLC26SUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/LEPI/GLC26SUR/FAYLEPIGLC26SUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/LEPI/GLC26SUR/FAYLEPIGLC26SUR.SMALL.jpg recordmasta001 This is my USB portable charger. It was made around a year ago for my ski trip. I wanted to take my iPod but did not have a wall charger.  Also it was needed to charge my PSP throughout the long bus journey to Italy. The cover on the top was designed in Photoshop although Paint or GIMP could be use...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 00:31:50 PDT