3D printed AirPods charging dock will keep the headphones charged all the time

3D printed AirPods charging dock

The exciting new AirPods  have been the most talked about accessory since the iPhone 7 launch. There are people who have ripped the little Bluetooth earpods apart to see their innards, and then there is Reddit user jimbojsb, who has 3D printed a Charging Cradle for the AirPods . The desktop AirPods  charging dock is created with a Wanhao Duplicator i3 V2 3D printer, and is made to rest the AirPods  case supplied by Apple for charging the headphones.

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AirPods  are supplied with a magnetic carrying case, which doubles as a charger. The case has a Lightning connector at the bottom for charging. It has it’s own built-in battery from the batteries that are inside each AirPods . This means the case can be charged and carried to power the AirPods  on the go.

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The 3D printed charging dock features a hole in the bottom to pass the cable. Just place the AirPods  inside their charging case and dock the case in the 3D printed charging cradle and let it do the rest.

jimbojsb has posted downloadable files of the project on Thingiverse, just in case you want to try your hands at building one for yourself. Else you can order a pre-made cradle through the website.

Via: MacRumors



Bharat writes about latest gadgets, toys, robots and new technologies across various platforms. In addition to reporting and reviewing new products and technologies, he spends too much time digging the internet for endless questions. He's a die-hard football fan and a big foodie who wants to host Man v. Food some day.

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