Summer trip 2015 is in the books!

Motorcycle (and other vehicles) USB charger

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I finally got that up and working. I took apart the Griffin chargers I picked up a while back to get this working. The intent is to have the power coming from an SAE connector that’s fairly common on bikes. It’s the same connector that’s used by a batter tender so my bike already has one on it.

What I had been using before was a SAE connector to a cigarette socket to the stuff that plugs in. The problem is that that’s a huge connector on a bike.

Now, I can use the SAE connector and have a couple of USB connectors that can charge anything I can plug into it. I’ve checked the iPhone, iPad, Kindle, iPod. They all work great!

As a bonus I have a cigarette plug to SAE connector so I can use the rig in the car! :-D

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  • There is a new product on the market which is compact and a quick connect, quick disconnect for USB charging which will connect to your SAE battery cable. See this website:


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