1. PandaSPUR's Avatar
    I was wondering... is there any design reason why MS wont just make the charging plug a "pass through" design?
    Basically put a female end on the opposite side of the currently existing male end of the plug.
    Obviously it shouldnt pass through any power. It would just be a spot for the pen to attach to when the tablet is charging.

    And I'm going to assume that if you try to attach a female end to another female end, then the magnets will actually just repel, so it shouldnt be a problem right?

    I might try this out for myself when I get my SP2... I have some small neodymium magnets laying around. I wonder if I can just glue one to the charging plug and let the pen attach to that.

    Of course its not going to be super secure, but if I have my tablet plugged in and charging, then I'm not gonna be moving around with it anyway.
    This way, when I go to unplug my charger and pack up to leave, I wont forget the pen, it'll be right there on the plug and I'll just reattach it to the SP2 when I unplug it.
    11-14-2013 10:09 AM
  2. gsquared's Avatar
    You best close this post before someone does say what I'm thinking.
    11-14-2013 03:19 PM
  3. PandaSPUR's Avatar
    Just say it lol. Has it been suggested before? Is sticking another magnet near the power connector a horribly bad idea? etc etc?

    EDIT: You should fix your signature by the way.
    11-14-2013 03:31 PM

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