USB charging station ideas?

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  1. gtroates

    gtroates Tele-Holic

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    My wife and I have a little end table covered in usb charging cords and power strips, I want to tidy it up into a less cluttered area as we now have two dogs that climb onto couch arms and snag cords for fun. Does anyone have a USB power station suggestion? I have seen some with dividers that hold phones and iPads upright. We will be charging two iPhones, two iPads, one Nook, and two Apple watches. Any ideas?
     
  2. Peegoo

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    That's how I do it. The USB strip is on the floor, and I made a little rack to hold the connectors; I attached it to the edge of the end table. The cables retract (gravity) and the connectors sit in the rack when unused.

    Super easy to make and no more tangled cables because they're out of sight when not in use.

    This is the idea. You can buy 'em if you don't want to make one; it's called a USB Cable Organizer:

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    First, I grabbed one of these do-dads from the bullseye store:

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    Next, I Velcroed a usb strip like the one above, but a bit smaller, to the back. I drilled holes to route the charging cables to reach in each bay/slot. Big enough for a few phones and a couple of iPads plus a kindle fire. Nice and neat on the counter.
     
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    I like that
     
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