Speed Up Deodexing with JoelDroid Batch Deodexer

Android 5.0 Lollipop brings many under-the-hood changes like changing the default compiler … more

Top 5 Apps for 2014 + Top Xposed Mod of 2014 – XDA TV

Its that time of year where you look back and remember the things that happened … more

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Gets Android 5.0.1, OTA Available

The NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet is the latest Android-powered device released by famed GPU … more

FXP Team Delivers Lollipop to Various Xperia Devices!

From all of us here at XDA-Developers, we’d like to wish you Happy Holidays! If … more

Welcome to XDA

Search to go directly to your device's forum

Register an account

Unlock full posting privileges

Ask a question

No registration required
Post Reply

My HD2 hardware mod- Wireless charing

OP Carnivore9

26th July 2010, 06:46 AM   |  #1  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 2
 
109 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2010


I used a pixi charging back case (5.99usd) and touchstone charging base (9.99usd) to create this mod. You can find them on clearance at radioshack!

Can be made for other devices: ipods, iphones, bluetooth headset, etc...

Comment plz.

-Carnivore
Last edited by Carnivore9; 26th July 2010 at 06:49 AM.
26th July 2010, 07:47 AM   |  #2  
FRANQ_23_PL's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Gorzˇw Wielkopolski
Thanks Meter: 2
 
206 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2010
More
Maybe some photos and more descriptions?
Im curious how this looks/working.
26th July 2010, 01:56 PM   |  #3  
ephestione's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Rome
Thanks Meter: 41
 
2,002 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2008
sure interesting, and most valuable as a proof-of-concept realization, even if I'de never go out with a setup like that
26th July 2010, 10:15 PM   |  #4  
RedWave31's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 135
 
355 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2007
Hey, why do you use this microUSB port?
There's one marvelous thing about our HD2 : the dual-backplate setup

-> Use the golden plated contacts right next to the sim card.
They're used for the "old/weird" special car back-plate in order to make contact via the magnetic holder (aka the "original" car kit)

This way u'll be able to mod a plastic back plate with all the mechanism integrated, you just have to "make" two pins (and understand how the third middle one works) that connects to the HD2 motherboard

Hope that helps But i'm sure our HD2 will be the only one who will survive the wireless charging mod without too much trouble vs unibody etc
26th July 2010, 10:52 PM   |  #5  
Member
Flag Reeuwijk
Thanks Meter: 1
 
78 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2010
More
Nice
Yeah it looks nice but i don't think anybody is siriously going to use this do you??
Wy doing all this effort for making while you just can plug your charging cable in??
Anyways nice work. Good that people are trying to improve the phones usability.
27th July 2010, 12:48 AM   |  #6  
ephestione's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Rome
Thanks Meter: 41
 
2,002 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by keesmathot

Wy doing all this effort for making while you just can plug your charging cable in??

oh I bet he's had a lot of fun doing it That alone is more than enough of a reason
27th July 2010, 12:55 AM   |  #7  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 6
 
148 posts
Join Date:Joined: Feb 2006
I tried doing something like this a little while back, the connectors next to the sim card can be used for charging which would make the whole thing much nicer and easier, it worked good, but the HD2 metal door blocked the signal so it would not charge, so I used it with a sillicon case on top, it was good but not the best, then I tried to hard wire it inside, opened the HD2, it got few dust specs behind the LCD from opening, I tried blowing them away and the whole screen died, well it was a sad story which eventually ended up on ebay, and I had to get a different one I WILL NOT TRY THIS AGAIN, i hope.
27th July 2010, 05:45 AM   |  #8  
c_legaspi's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
308 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2008
thats good of you to try. hope you find a compatible plastic back for it or some other solution.

ill be looking forward to your progress on this as i have a palm pre and an extra touchstone charger.
27th July 2010, 06:53 AM   |  #9  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 2
 
109 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by RedWave31

Hey, why do you use this microUSB port?
There's one marvelous thing about our HD2 : the dual-backplate setup

-> Use the golden plated contacts right next to the sim card.
They're used for the "old/weird" special car back-plate in order to make contact via the magnetic holder (aka the "original" car kit)

This way u'll be able to mod a plastic back plate with all the mechanism integrated, you just have to "make" two pins (and understand how the third middle one works) that connects to the HD2 motherboard

Hope that helps But i'm sure our HD2 will be the only one who will survive the wireless charging mod without too much trouble vs unibody etc

The car kit's replacement back is also metal. But I will look into those 3 pins in back. Anyone know what they do exactly?
27th July 2010, 09:44 AM   |  #10  
Senior Member
Flag Huntington Beach, CA
Thanks Meter: 64
 
1,202 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jul 2008
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Carnivore9

The car kit's replacement back is also metal. But I will look into those 3 pins in back. Anyone know what they do exactly?

they activate the navi-panel and charge your phone at the same time. Do they have the navi-panel for the TMOUS version? I'm not really sure, but yea, if you're able to use the 3 pins inside, then it'll free up your micro usb connector.

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes