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Thread: DIY iPhone/iPod Touch Dock
08-25-2009, 03:30 PM #1
DIY iPhone/iPod Touch Dock
Noticed this DIY iPhone dock while trolling around on Flickr earlier; it's a bit old, but i couldn't pass this one up.
Apple included an iPhone dock with the first release of the iPhone but has since removed the dock as a prepackaged accessory. The dock, a little bit of plastic with some little connection bits costs a ridiculous $49 via the Apple Store. That price was just too high for Flickr user sayesbury so he came up with his own innovative and unique DIY dock using the iPhone's packaging.
I wanted a dock stand for the iphone, but I could not believe Apple want £35 for it.
Seeing as the iphone already comes with a dock plate, it was just a simple matter of glueing the dock cable to the plate and mounting it onto a box.]
You will have to trim the bottom of the dock plate so the dock connector will sit square on the plate.
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08-25-2009, 03:33 PM #2
this is pretty neat.-[r]
if you can, please [thank] me if i helped you or you liked what i said! :]
08-25-2009, 03:35 PM #3
haha. I dig it
08-25-2009, 03:37 PM #4
i took a dremel to my 1st gen iphone dock to make the new one fit hehe
08-25-2009, 03:41 PM #5
very cool. I saw this a while back and thought it was great so I made one. Too big if you ask me though so I am working on another slimmer design...
08-25-2009, 04:22 PM #6
I tried to do my own last year for the 3G, but it looked like **** :/
08-25-2009, 04:23 PM #7
coool! where can i find a guide how to do it?
08-25-2009, 04:35 PM #8
Looks like the phone would flip over.
And im willing to bet it does.EDM
08-25-2009, 04:50 PM #9
Not bad for a do It yourselfer.160GB iPod Classic
8GB 2G - Firmware 2.2.1 PWN'D
8GB 3G - Firmware 3.0 PWN'D
16GB 3G S - Firmware 3.0 Ra1n'n Purple
64GB iPad 3G - Spirit'd
32GB iPhone 4
08-25-2009, 04:56 PM #10
Id rater not have my phone docked than in this gaudy looking trash. Also i think the docks were 30 bucks last time i looked.
08-25-2009, 05:05 PM #11
Sorry to hijack, but I saw an iphone 2g dock going for £5 in tk maxx, I brought it but didnt have the drill.......40 mins, 1 cut finger and a sore arm later.......
Slides in nice and smooth
Ps How do you put full size pics in your post (not them thumbnail type pics)
Last edited by se23; 08-25-2009 at 05:13 PM.
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08-25-2009, 05:37 PM #12
id make one but i wouldnt use the iphone box! its way too bigI am not a jailbreak n00bI like to drink iPhoneahol...Circa 2008
08-25-2009, 05:38 PM #13
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08-25-2009, 05:58 PM #15
ha got mine for £17 from ebay!!
08-25-2009, 06:22 PM #16
08-25-2009, 07:01 PM #17
i dig it as well.... looks nifty.
08-25-2009, 07:09 PM #18
08-25-2009, 07:10 PM #19
neato, props to the creator.This is getting a lil' ridiculous...
08-25-2009, 07:52 PM #20
looks very nice..