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MP3/phone adapter

Postby hap2 » Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:33 am



I'm looking at a bike with a plug for a MP3/phone, but want to know If there is some kind of adapter available so I can plug devices that use both male cigarette plugs as well as male usb into this MP3/phone plug so that the devices I have with both male cig plugs & male usb plugs will work?

Also, about how many hrs to paint a 1500? I don't like the color.

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Re: MP3/phone adapter

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:38 am

hap2 wrote:I'm looking at a bike with a plug for a MP3/phone, but want to know If there is some kind of adapter available so I can plug devices that use both male cigarette plugs as well as male usb into this MP3/phone plug so that the devices I have with both male cig plugs & male usb plugs will work?

Also, about how many hrs to paint a 1500? I don't like the color.

Thanx


So you're saying your bike has a USB plug in it now, something like this?



I know you can get USB adapters for 12 volt cigarette plugs like this:



If you have the plug type at the top and no cigarette outlet, you may just have to install a second, cigarette type outlet as well.

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Re: MP3/phone adapter

Postby hap2 » Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:58 am

Just looking at getting a bike with a plug in it for MP3 players, whatever that plug looks like.

I have devices (gps, ipod, etc) that have either a male cig plug or male usb plug now. I just want to know what I need to ensure my devices will work with this MP3 plug.

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Re: MP3/phone adapter

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:12 am

hap2 wrote:Just looking at getting a bike with a plug in it for MP3 players, whatever that plug looks like.

I have devices (gps, ipod, etc) that have either a male cig plug or male usb plug now. I just want to know what I need to ensure my devices will work with this MP3 plug.


It depends on the MP3 player, I guess. Most MP3 players charge using a USB plug, or using their own custom plug.

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Re: MP3/phone adapter

Postby hap2 » Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:25 am

Ok thanx. I guess I'll have to hava look at it & see. If all else fails, I can always get a female cig plug put in & get an adapter to go from usb to cig plug to run my usb stuff, altho I wudn't want to.

Also, about how many hrs wud u say to paint a 1500 (including sanding & taping)?

Thanx again.

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Re: MP3/phone adapter

Postby CWJ73 » Mon Jan 12, 2015 12:28 pm

If your looking to just connect, power and listen to music from your mp3/ipod device I would suggest the iSimple 32 http://www.isimplesolutions.com/tranzit-usb.html. This provides USB power and minijack connection for music that injects directing into your antenna cable. I have not yet installed this on my bike, but after reading many reviews this seems pretty solid and will be the next mod for my bike.

As an alternative if you are looking for something a little more adaptable in terms of power you may want to install a 12v/cigarette lighter outlet and then purchase a 12v-USB adaptor. This way you can either use USB or 12v to power a myriad of electronic devices (mp3, ipod, gps, etc).
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Re: MP3/phone adapter

Postby hap2 » Mon Jan 12, 2015 12:31 pm

Roger all of that & again, thank you very mooch.

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Re: MP3/phone adapter

Postby yamaha96 » Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:26 am

I wired in a double female cigerate lighter unit that i got from Walmart on my Yamaha bike's fairing kind of under, out of the weather, it has rubber covers on it to use when not needed, i can use this with my USB port adapter , on either side . as the Food lion would say, just my 2 cents worth, this unit i can use to charge my cell phone, MP 3, or GPS, Mike.

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Re: MP3/phone adapter

Postby hap2 » Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:41 am

Very interesting. AND a good idea on your part to be sure. I spose u had to drill a hole, right? Wudn't mind seeing a picture. I didn't realize there's a converter that fits into a female cigarette plug that can charge / power a mp3 as well as usb. Your 2 cents worth is worth > 2 cents to me.

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Re: MP3/phone adapter

Postby yamaha96 » Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:52 pm

Yes i did dill 2 small holes to hold the bracket on the fairing , about one eighth of an inch, i have a hook up for a battery tender on my bike, so i ran the wire from under the seat and gas tank and wired it in to the cigarette female adapter , back where my other wire comes out for the tender , i unhook the battery tender when i am riding and hook the male and female wires together, then i have current to my acessories , when back home just unhook wires and hook back up battery tender, works great, just had to make sure had the right polarity on the wire up, can not be hooked up wrong once i wired it right, hope this makes sense to you,Mike.




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