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Dual square recessed USB outlet ?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Rottencotton, Apr 17, 2020.

  1. Apr 17, 2020 at 7:40 AM
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    Rottencotton

    Rottencotton [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Same form factor as a square Taco dash switch. Google is utterly and totally useless for finding stuff like this. Anybody got a link?

    TIA :)
     
  2. Apr 17, 2020 at 7:47 AM
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    crashdb

    crashdb Dangerous with an angle grinder..

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    Stuff that my wife thinks I don't need.
    Do you absolutely need two outlets?
     
  3. Apr 17, 2020 at 7:56 AM
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    No, one would do. I was thinking 2 for future expansion. Gonna put it in the headliner console to power my dashcam. Don't have power in the mirror.
     
  4. Apr 17, 2020 at 8:03 AM
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    Something like this?

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    Or are you planning to cut your own hole?
     
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  5. Apr 17, 2020 at 8:04 AM
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    Just ordered a round one. It comes with a screw on ring to hold it in. I figure a square one could be problematic. Those I found on eBay looked like they were made to be mounted in a far thicker substrate than Taco dash plastic. Still would go for a square one if I can find one that would work.
     
  6. Apr 17, 2020 at 8:06 AM
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    Yea, that's it. I'll have to cut my own hole. Would that be a problem?
     
  7. Apr 17, 2020 at 8:06 AM
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  8. Apr 17, 2020 at 8:07 AM
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    crashdb Dangerous with an angle grinder..

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    Those typically in place of the cigarette lighter plug. They all mostly work.
     
  9. Apr 17, 2020 at 8:14 AM
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    This one is square. It's a Toyota part.

    [​IMG]

    And I found these fairly quickly using Google, so I don't think you can put your failure on the search engine.
     
  10. Apr 17, 2020 at 8:43 AM
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    destin_meeks

    destin_meeks I used to fix people's crappy stereos

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    The Tacoma switches aren’t square, so that might be part of the problem.

    Are you just wanting it to charge phones? Because you won’t find one that will talk to the radio like the factory USB port will.

    a search for “Toyota usb charger” gave me quite a few options. Just make sure to get one for the short switch spots and not the tall ones

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  11. Apr 17, 2020 at 9:18 AM
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    Never thought to search "Toyota USB Charger".
     
  12. Apr 17, 2020 at 10:52 AM
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    You'll have to wire it up. It's not hard. Figure out what's positive and negative off the 12v charger in the truck, cut off the plug, put some female spades on the wires, and connect.
     
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  14. Apr 17, 2020 at 11:06 AM
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    I'm hoping I can somehow make use of the stock connector/connections. If not I may make my own little wiring adapter (using the correct gauge of course). I don't like cutting stock wiring.
     
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    Turned out pretty good. Had to remove more stuff just to get to it than I initially realized. And I made a little wiring harness thing using the supplied wire so I wouldn't have to cut the stock wiring.

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  17. Apr 21, 2020 at 3:55 PM
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    Got one ordered. Have a tracking number but it hasn't shipped yet. A lot of eBay sellers use this as a stalling tactic.
     
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  18. Apr 21, 2020 at 4:15 PM
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    I just used Amazon. It reads the battery voltage hooked up to stock wiring harness also.
     
  19. Apr 21, 2020 at 4:32 PM
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    I originally ordered one from Amazon and got an email from the seller saying the warehouse in China was yet fully operational so there would be a delay. I canceled that order and went with eBay. i may have jumped from the frying pan to the fire. Time will tell.
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