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Offline wilbert

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What is this used for?
on: August 09, 2018, 03:14:25 PM
So there is a small connector plug zip tied to the plastic tray under the seat. What is it supposed to be used for? Can I modify it to use as a USB charger for my phone etc?

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Re: What is this used for?
Reply #1 on: August 10, 2018, 10:03:06 AM
*Originally Posted by wilbert [+]
So there is a small connector plug zip tied to the plastic tray under the seat. What is it supposed to be used for? Can I modify it to use as a USB charger for my phone etc?

It's an accessory power outlet, you can buy a BMW accessory loom for it, BMW Part #: 61 12 8 545 380...but why do you not just use the Din socket on the left dash fill panel, that's what it's there for....?? BMW make a usb phone charger adapter to fit this port, two actually, one is 600mm long, Part #: 77 52 2 414 855 or 1200mm long, Part #: 77 52 2 414 856

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Last Edit: August 10, 2018, 10:12:39 AM by smithy
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Re: What is this used for?
Reply #2 on: August 10, 2018, 05:08:43 PM
I just want something out of sight for charging a phone on the move or when parked up if it's a permanent live feed.

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Re: What is this used for?
Reply #3 on: August 10, 2018, 09:17:42 PM
Buy a usb unit online, about £12  from Amazon/ebay and then wire the earth to battery neg and take a switched live as per attached photo (hopefully)