Fitted An Additional Usb Socket

Discussion in 'Tech/Mech General' started by Stewart J, Jun 16, 2015.

  1. Stewart J

    Stewart J Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    Messages:
    1,563
    Likes Received:
    1,422
    Location:
    SW Northumberland
    Fitted a couple of USB sockets this afternoon the first in back panel of shelf above passenger glovebox. For ease of installation I wired it to the vehicle battery obviously independently fused and fitted an on/off switch to reduce any current drain when not in use. Will monitor the battery when socket is in use and if necessary rewire to leisure batteries though I do not envisage any problems, current draw should be very small when in use.

    I fitted a similar USB socket in the psu locker fed from leisure batteries but find we occasionally need an extra one. image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg
     
    • Like it Like it x 5
  2. Baycott

    Baycott Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2013
    Messages:
    6,530
    Likes Received:
    14,818
    Location:
    East Sussex
    Nice job (y)
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  3. Stewart J

    Stewart J Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    Messages:
    1,563
    Likes Received:
    1,422
    Location:
    SW Northumberland
    image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg I removed the ciggy lighter socket and fitted another double USB socket to save using these wobbly plug in adapters. Obviously this one is only live when ignition on.

    Neither of these installs was a difficult job.
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  4. Stewart J

    Stewart J Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    Messages:
    1,563
    Likes Received:
    1,422
    Location:
    SW Northumberland
    Perplexed as to why the images doubled up :whistle:
     
  5. Techno

    Techno Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2010
    Messages:
    14,298
    Likes Received:
    15,296
    Location:
    Leeds the one up North
    • Like it Like it x 1
Loading...

Share This Page