Monthly Archives: November 2012

In-Car USB Power Final Assembly

This post is part 3 of the In-car USB Power series. You may want to read part 1 and part 2 first. When all the parts for the power converter arrived, I breadboarded the circuit, and it worked as expected. … Continue reading

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In-Car USB Power Supply Design

This post is part 2 of the In-Car USB Power series. You may want to read part 1 first. The USB 2.0 standard power output is 500mA, but modern smartphones, tablets, music players and other devices take a long time … Continue reading

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Automotive Line-In Audio and USB Charging

I consider a line-in jack to be an essential feature for a car. Since I started driving, I have always had some device with audio on it that I wanted to play in the car. In my first car I … Continue reading

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