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I thought for a long time to do a home made iPhone Dock (docking station), but I always crossed it with a lot of other things (like screen LCD, Splitter...
09-18-2009, 01:11 PM #1
DockBox - iPhone Dock | Home-Made |
I thought for a long time to do a home made iPhone Dock (docking station), but I always crossed it with a lot of other things (like screen LCD, Splitter USB, headphone out / mic, memory card reader, etc.), but every time I encounter Another problem in the planning of this (Perspex - too expensive / could not catch up perfectly, etc.), so I decided to split the projects and make the Dock to iPhone in a separate project.
Let's start with the pictures:
I took an old computer door, I marked the same size piece cut and began to cut the top of the dock station (where the "Adaptor" will be goled):
I marked the cut size and shape of the Adaptor:
(you will see the next updating, why did the holes above) :
I glued the iphone cabel to the adaptor:
All glued with hot glue gun:
And the result:
My desktop (the mouse and keyboard cabels pass through the box)
And for Linux and Open-Source fan's:
09-18-2009, 01:19 PM #2
Very cool, you obviously put some thought into this.
09-18-2009, 01:39 PM #3
I agree, very intuitive. It looks great and very professionally done. It would be cool to see a USB hub and maybe a SD reader in there too.
09-18-2009, 02:06 PM #4
Well, as i said, i was planed to make a all-in-one box, but i allways had trouble with somthing (LCD screen\camera dock and so on...), so i decided to make the most usfull thing in one piece, and the other in another project.
09-18-2009, 02:51 PM #5
Looks great. Nice job!
09-23-2009, 08:58 PM #6
Looks great.. Looks like it took some time..
09-23-2009, 09:48 PM #7
the planing and the skeching took the most time, but the work inself took 40min up to 1hr.
09-23-2009, 10:58 PM #8
09-24-2009, 12:31 AM #9