Nano K'nex Ipod Dock

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Introduction: Nano K'nex Ipod Dock

About: I'm an inactive K'nexer, I used to be one of the most active ones, but I have a lot of other things to do. I try to post a new instructables every few months, but sometimes it takes a while for me to think of …

This is my entry into the K'nex challenge 1

It's a universal Ipod dock, that works with all models except the shuffle(s).
It's small, easy to build and works with most sync cables.

It also comes with Bartboys limited warranty! If your ipod breaks within 5 seconds of reading this,I will cover a percentage of the cost of repairing it!

LoL

Step 1: Get Your Pieces!

You need:
Connectors:
2 Yellow
2 Orange
4 Green
3 Red

And
Rods:
5 Blue
1 White
7 Green

Step 2: Step 1: the Main Frame

This is the part that holds all the other ones together.


4 green connectors on two blue rods, with 4 green rods on one end,
and 2 orange connectors on one of the blues.

Step 3: The Feet

This is the bottom of the stand, that supports the ipod.


2 yellow connectors on two blue rods, and have another blue ready.

Step 4: The Back Rest

This part supports the ipod.

I'm not sure if it's necessary, but for ipod classics and ipod touches,
I would recommend building it.

3 red connectors on a white rod, and 3 green rods in the middle.

Step 5: Assembly

How to put it together*!

  • I never would have guessed!

Clip the green connectors onto the yellows, then slide the red connectors onto the green rods. Put in your sync cable, and clip on the last blue rod.

Done!

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    19 Comments

    I say this is the best, but I think there should be a minor change, so we could listen to the iPod while it is charging.

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    Bartboy
    Bartboy

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Oh how the times have changed...This dock is for the older iPods that have the headphone jack on the top-right.

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    ddebets
    ddebets

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Best Ever! I've tried almost all other docks, but this one is the easiest and the best working!

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    Bartboy
    Bartboy

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    The only problem is you could easily knock it over, but anyone who's not clumsy wouldn't :P

    Thanks!
    The idea is to build it onto your other creations!

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    mattccc
    mattccc

    11 years ago on Introduction

    i tryed this with my ipod touch and it worrked perfectly thank you

    five stars

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    knexsniper1
    knexsniper1

    11 years ago on Introduction

    nice idea! i like how it is really small, but does it work with the itouch?

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    Bartboy
    Bartboy

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Every ipod with the dock connector! You might need to take out the three green rods...

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    knexsniper1
    knexsniper1

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    ya!!! check out mine please! i made one that works for all too!

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    smilee
    smilee

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Ha! my Ipod broke within 5 seconds!

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    Bartboy
    Bartboy

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Well then, I'll send you the percentage to repair it now!

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    Bartboy
    Bartboy

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Tj maxx had some on clearance, and Im driving from Vancouver to Ontario. Naturally....

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    Bartboy
    Bartboy

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Because the shuffle uses a different type of sync cable.

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    Bartboy
    Bartboy

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Now, it may not be great, but It's not worthless......