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Old 06-16-2016, 03:25 PM   #1
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12v usb outlet

Ok so i want to install a basic usb outlet tied into the 12v system since we boondock a lot. Everything i am finding has built in lights or doesn't come with wires or no mounting bracket. I know i have seen on here a lot of people getting the ones with volt meters in them but again that is another light i dont care to have. to me the extra lights are wasting my power and until i set up some solar i like to conserve all the power i can.

so anyone have a link to a 12v USB outlet with out lights, has wires and mounting bracket of some kind?
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Old 06-16-2016, 03:38 PM   #2
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I bought two 110 volt wall outlets off Amazon that have two USB ports in each. Just remove the old 110 wall outlet and change the wires over. Mine don't have any form of meters, just two additional slots on the sides of the plug-in slots. Sorry, but don't have the exact look up info.
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Old 06-16-2016, 03:42 PM   #3
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i have seen those but they only work if hooked to shore power i believe. i know i have tried plugging my phone charger into the regular out lets when boondocking and get no power.
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Old 06-16-2016, 04:09 PM   #4
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Ok so i want to install a basic usb outlet tied into the 12v system since we boondock a lot. Everything i am finding has built in lights or doesn't come with wires or no mounting bracket. I know i have seen on here a lot of people getting the ones with volt meters in them but again that is another light i dont care to have. to me the extra lights are wasting my power and until i set up some solar i like to conserve all the power i can.

so anyone have a link to a 12v USB outlet with out lights, has wires and mounting bracket of some kind?
**HERE'S** one that sticks on.

**HERE'S** one that fits in a hole w/lock nut.

**HERE'S** one that fits in a hole and screws flush to surface.

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Old 06-16-2016, 04:16 PM   #5
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Try something like this.
https://www.amazon.com/Kimdrox-Adapt...uckduckgo-d-20
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Old 06-17-2016, 07:39 AM   #6
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Thanks guys, i bought two of the ones with the face plate so i can screw them in to be more secure. I saw tons like these but they always had a light on them.

next will be the fun part of installing them which should be easy enough. Think i will put one by my bed and maybe on out side by the battery
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