USB Chargers For Homebuilt Aircraft:

USB Two Port Charger


4.5 Amp Charger


Oshkosh 2018 Presentation about USB Battery Charging.

4.5 Amp USB Panel Mount Two Port Charger

Panel mounted USB Charger designed for Experimental Amateur Built (EAB) airplanes, but can be used in cars, trucks, boats or any vehicle with a flat panel and a 10 - 14 Volt DC power source.

For use with 12 volt battery systems only

Aircraft with 24 volt battery systems must use a 24 volt to 12 volt converter like this one from Aircraft Spruce.

Features of the Commit Lift USB Two Port Charger:

  • CL-USB-IQ has a "Smart Chip" that dynamically configures charging port to the device and will "Rapid" charge any device plugged in.
  • Charger can "Rapid" charge a tablet and smart-phone simultaneously, or even "Rapid" charge two tablets simultaneously, including iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Mini 4 and iPad Pro. (Apple 12 watt protocol)
  • Chargers are 5 VOLT ONLY (WILL NOT DO "ADAPTIVE FAST CHARGING: USB-C")
  • Dimensions: 2.5" L x 1.1" H x 1.5" D
  • Weight: 1 oz.
  • Charger port mounts to your panel with two 4-40 screws, not included.
  • Reverse polarity protection.
  • The smart chip draws 65 ma. of current with nothing plugged in. Do not connect directly to battery. Optionally, use a switch CB to turn it off when engine shut down for long periods.
  • USPS Priority shipping included in price.

Please use my eBay site to order chargers.

Price includes US or Canadian shipping

Warranty: 90 days

Read the Port Installation Manual before ordering the charger:

Port Installation Manual .pdf



If you are interested in buying the design to make your own chargers, please email me: dean@commitlift.com


The book: Secrets Of USB Port Battery Charging

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My book explains the technical aspects of battery charging using the USB port.

The eBook is no longer available on line. If you are interested in getting a .pdf copy, email me: dean@commitlift.com

Latest edition of the book added emphasis on using an iPad in the aircraft cockpit, giving pilots valuable insight on keeping an iPad charged while using it for long periods of time.


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