USB Car Power Bar

Hey All,

Loving this project pages for each user!

Ok, so my first completed project while at Think|haus is a USB Car Power bar.  I had so much fun doing it that I took pictures and created an Instructable about it!

Here is the completed project, click on the link above for a complete description.

From Thinkhaus – Car Charger Project

Since then, I actually have had to do some minor update.

1/ Replace double-sided tape for power center with two nuts/bolts. Ain’t gonna fall off no more in this cold weather 🙂

2/ Relocate the wire coming out of the 4-way power center to the ‘bottom’ (mounted view) so that it looks neater.

3/ Re-direct the wires so it looks a lot neater and does not interfere with the opening of the console door at all any more. Will get a pic of it later.


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  1. #1 by Sanjayan on 2010/06/07 - 1:07 am

    N1 effort..gud job!
    Did u used the stereo wire for d charger?if yes can u get me a more detailed article?

    • #2 by DragonDon on 2010/06/23 - 7:51 pm

      Hi Sanjayan,

      Sorry for the delayed reply, didn’t see the notice on your reply.

      To answer your question, I am running this through the ‘cigarette lighter’. The 4-way power outlet plugs into that. Then everything else plugs into the 4-way power outlet.

      This kept the wiring simple, if somewhat limited.

      I plan on eventually building a ‘power distribution centre’ to make more hookups available.

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