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I know on computers you could take a single USB port and plug in a multi port cable so several items could be connected. I would like to connect my phone for charging and using bluetooth with google maps as a navigation and my ipod for playing and then also maybe connect my wifes phone for charging also.

Do you feel this is possible with stereos?

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Wow, John.
 I have been doing this for along time and that is quite bit to pay for any radio, these days and many people have complained about the Jensen HD radio.  I would go with a 170.00 Clarion or Sony (if you have not purchased it, yet) and just buy a HD wiring adapter to install it.
That said; Most all radio usb inputs are not powerful enough to charge even one phone and from all indicators, neither is the HD1BT.
Sorry, but the lack of specific data on that radio is a good indicator of what it is worth.

Alternative:
You can pickup one of these pretty cheap..<15.00
http://www.walmart.com/ip/46406940?wmlspartner=wlpa&adid=22222222227033788813&wl

That one is 10,000 Mah.
They are available up to 30,000mah +


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Jerry Mael  

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My forte is audio.. Car/Home/Boat. You name it, I will help you even if it is just a link to more assistance. If you want to interface new gear to your factory radio I can do us both a favor and tell you to go to crutchfield.com or call them at 1.800.555.7088. They really are top notch at doing that for people with great support. I will re-direct most questions of that nature to them. The rest of it... I am eager to help you with. I am also not a 'Master Installation Technician' that will tell you I cannot assist you with cars not made in the USA. Talk to me about any audio upgrades including 'bang for the buck'.
Specialties include: Overall Acoustics, Gain structure/settings and Enclosure design, system design/consultation, when/where to get which upgrades as well as other pertinent info for the mobile audio enthusiast and much more.
I also am NOT interested in buying your used gear so do not waste our time asking me.

Experience

My specialty as it is offered here, is Mobile and Home Audio Consultation.
Eight years IASCA - Pro 251-500 watt class
With Allexperts since 1999 (on and off).
35 years of overall professional sound and acoustical/electronic experience (since 1977) including: Sound Offs, Home audio, Mobile audio, Live sound, Churches, Theater, Live DJ and Studio Recording (analog and digital software and hardware), Effects, Looping, analog/digital mutli-track and mixdown . My mother was a record producer so I picked up a lot of additional professional knowledge and experience through the years. I was a Drum Tech for the Banshee reunion tour and toured as sound man with a regional act called Champion so I have practical knowledge for many aspects of audio.

If I cannot directly answer your question I will use my vast resource network to help you get a usable answer.


Favorite Mobile components:
Any amplifier based on ZED principles. Examples are Diamond, Zapco, Hifonics, Autotek, ect. And of course, Nakamichi (yes, still in business)
McCaulley, Polk and Dynaudio Speakers.
Clarion/Nakamichi headunits and processors.


Education/Credentials
>35 years of real world, audio experience.

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