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My car charger for my iphone died. Does anyone have plans for a homemade one. Answered

All the ones sold in stores are made in china and i don't buy communist. i know the phone was made there.....?


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muller (author)2011-07-10

Most of those car chargers have a glass fuse in the neck of the adapter. Make sure it's not just blown and not broken.

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Jack A Lopez (author)2011-07-10

Whatever you do, do not throw away your old charger, because your broken charger has the special funny-shaped connector that will fit your iPhone(r).

I suspect the rest of the charger is just a 12 volt to 5 volt DC-to-DC converter, and those are easy to find, an that the fix may be as easy as grafting your old funny-shaped connector onto a new 12V-to-5V convertor.

Although I don't know for sure that the iPhone(r) wants to charge from a 5 volt supply, and the reason I don't know for sure is because I am unfamiliar with the iPhone(r) because I won't buy anything made by Apple(r).

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Vyger (author)2011-07-10

Where were the components in your computer made?
Did you know that IBM sold their PC line to a Chinese company? Its called Lenovo.

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