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Best wireless charger for console mod

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by vanthesupreme, Oct 4, 2018.

  1. Oct 4, 2018 at 8:18 PM
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    vanthesupreme

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    i am needing suggestions as to which wireless charger works best for the console mod. Bought one but does seem to be doing that great at charging
     
  2. Oct 4, 2018 at 8:23 PM
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    Is this a good brand ?
     
  5. Oct 5, 2018 at 5:13 AM
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    I have only had it a week and it’s working... I know lots of other people have used it without issues.
     
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    Thank you , my boyfriend wanted to get one for his tundra Platinum, so I was gonna order it as a surprise. Is it easy to install ?
     
  7. Oct 5, 2018 at 6:49 AM
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    Very easy... There are about 16 small screws holding the cover on... then 6 screws holding the center part on.. Cut the plastic off the back with a razor knife and tape or superglue charger on.. then just reinstall everything... Took me about 30 minuets.
     
  8. Oct 5, 2018 at 8:17 AM
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  9. Oct 5, 2018 at 9:47 AM
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    I had that one and it was hit and miss while charging for me.
     
  10. Oct 5, 2018 at 10:10 AM
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  11. Oct 5, 2018 at 11:25 AM
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    Yes.. Just one less piece for it to go through.
     
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    Man, I’ve really wanted to do this, but I love Apple Car Play, so it’s always hooked up anyway.
     
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  13. Oct 5, 2018 at 12:10 PM
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    Just curious how these are being powered, not sure how to enable 7.5W fast charging on an iPhone in a vehicle.
     
  14. Oct 5, 2018 at 1:25 PM
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    Cool, I already have 2 of those. Any idea the difference in speed using a lightning cable directly wired to that, vs wireless with a Chiotech 3 coil wired to same?

    I keep seeing this hack come up but not sure if at the expense of speed.
     
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    Wireless is a little slower but not much.
     
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    Is there a link to a how to thread for this mod or a thread with more info?

    I’ve been thinking about trying this and then BAM!
    I see others have already done it.
     
  19. Oct 6, 2018 at 2:53 AM
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    If you have Facebook look up All out Tundras or Tundra Crew and search "Wireless Charger" lots of info on there.. I posted mine on there last month and there are lots of other people that commented also on ways they did it.
     
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  20. Oct 7, 2018 at 1:13 PM
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    I just installed the same one as @offshore2005 did. Seems to work fine with my galaxy s9+ and a thin spigen case.

    Heres some install pix:
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  21. Oct 7, 2018 at 5:55 PM
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    Nice work!
     
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    My iphone plugged into the 12v outlet charges faster than when plugged into 110v at the home.
     
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    Update: I did the DIY wireless charger mod under the center console, had it for a while now but don’t use it much because I have an iPhone and it’s slow at 7.5W.

    I prefer speed on short commutes and my phone is on a vent mount anyway, so I use an 18W Aukey cigar charger and USB-C to lightning cable.

    See charging times:

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    Does it heat up at all?..I just purchased the same charger and doing exactly this..
     
  26. Oct 9, 2018 at 10:26 AM
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    I'm not sure, never thought to check before putting everything back together.
     
  27. Dec 19, 2019 at 12:11 AM
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    There is a group buy for a wireless console charger kit. $50 for the whole kit with fast charger.
    Go here to FB to get in on the group buy. Starts on 12-19-19 at about 10am
     

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