Hi Keith,

Iím wrestling with the syncing issue right now. I made this DIY 10-iPad charging cart for $60 and a cheerful morning at Staples:

but when itís time to sync the iPads to my Configurator machine, I have to manually pull and re-connect all 10 cords. Iím experimenting with replacing some of the chargers in the middle of the cart with hubs like these:

(I <3 DIY :)

Let me know if any of that helps,

On Oct 10, 2014, at 11:53 AM, Keith Puffer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Looking to see if anyone has come across a simple, cost effective way to charge AND sync multiple iPads (Lightning not 30 pin).  Not looking at purchasing a cart, but needing the ability to charge and sync 13 iPads (cart model using Apple Configurator) simultaneously if possible.  
> What would be nice if they made it:  3 foot surge suppressed, AC powered, multi-USB-port charge and sync for $100 - (That you could hitch a window suctioned solar/battery array to in order to provide the power would be swell).
> Any thoughts and suggestions from the DIY crowd is welcomed.
> Thanks in advance.
> Keith
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