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Extension cable for USB and HDMI connection

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Tidy up your dash

The best part of a car stereo installation is the moment after you've pushed that last piece of trim back into place and your grand vision is complete. If you used the Accele USBRHDMI 6-foot extension cable, your dash will look even cleaner. Its surface-mountable socket gives you convenient access to your new car stereo's rear USB and HDMI ports. Mount the socket wherever you need it most to plug and unplug your media devices. Warranty: 1 year.

Great fit and looks very professional!

Anonymous, St. Joseph, MO

What's in the Box:

  • 6.25' USB/HDMI extension cable
  • Mounting bracket
  • 2 Threaded collars
  • Rubber cap
  • 4 Screws

Accele USBRHDMI Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(12 Reviews)


Anonymous from St. Joseph, MO on 9/19/2017

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Great fit and looks very professional!



Excellent choice

Carl from Vancouver, WA on 8/21/2017

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This thing worked great. Extended my new Kenwood Excelon unit to a plug inside of my console. I leave a lightning cord connected and just plug in my phone, toss it in the console, and forget about it. Works great with apple carplay contrary to some reports. One note; make sure you plug it into the right USB outlet, one of mine did Apple Carplay, one did not do Carplay at first it did not work and I thought it was the fault of this unit. Kenwood did not do a good job of communicating this or labeling the UB outputs.

Pros: Worked just like it should. everything works great

Cons: The "rubber" nut they give you to tighten it in place is a pain to tighten, really sticky. I imagine it will stay in place!!


Gene from Leesport, PA on 7/18/2017

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Looks great like a Factory installation everything works on my Samsung S8 plus for android auto. Going to try HDMI cable next for mirror link.

Pros: Works great excellent fit

Cons: None so far


Jeff from Oak Creek, WI on 7/12/2017

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This was a perfect fit for an already factory plugged hole in the dash board.




Anonymous from Emporia, KS on 2/28/2017

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It works and looks great! Little challenge to install!




Ben from Huntsville, TX on 1/29/2017

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Works as advertised. Installed in the console in my Jeep Wrangler. Looks very clean and factory-like.



You need this!

Jason from Mechanicsville, VA on 1/16/2017

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Much needed kit to make the connections to the head unit much more professional. Just be sure to plug the USB into the correct plug!

Pros: Makes connection to the head unit a breeze

Cons: Would be nice to have a larger unit with 2 USB and an HDMI

Good product

michael from Monroe mi on 9/5/2016

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Bought this to have a custom looking mount instead of cord just hanging out the back of my head unit. Like that it has multiple ways to mount

Pros: Clean looking install

Cons: None

Works Great

Steve C from Orange Park, FL on 7/30/2016

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I was looking for something to clean up the look of the wires from under my dash after installing my Pioneer NEX radio with video. I had the wires just hanging out and going into my glove box. I found this and thought I'd give it a try. It's really easy to install and gives the whole installation a very clean look. I highly recommend it.

Pros: Clean look, easy to install

Cons: Wire is a little long but no big deal as you can just zip tie it.

Works great, installation was a challenge

Gordon from Ft Worth, TX on 7/30/2016

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The product works great. Installation was hard because of how tight the nut screws on the adapter

Pros: Appearance

Cons: none


Anonymous from Deer lodge Montana on 6/20/2016

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Great product easy to install. Gives a clean look.



Works perfectly!

Richard from alexandria, VA on 2/21/2016

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Works perfectly to extend the HDMI and USB connections from the rear of my Alpine X008U to the center console of my 2012 Expedition. Now I can use both without hassle!




Hands-on research

Product Research


HDMI & USB Extension Cable: The Accele 6.25' HDMI & USB extension cable with mounting bracket (part # USBHDMI) connects to the HDMI input and USB port on the back of your in-dash head unit and provides a convenient connection for your HDMI component and USB device.

Note: This cable is not fully compatible with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

Male & Female Connectors: The 6.25' HDMI & USB extension cable features male and female connectors. There is a male HDMI connector and a female HDMI input. There is also one male USB (type-A) connector and one female USB (type-A) port. The male connectors plug into your head unit's rear-panel ports, while your devices are plugged into the female jacks of HDMI & USB extension cable.

Mounting Options: The Accele HDMI & USB extension cable with mounting bracket offers two mounting options.

  • Flush Mount: The female end of the extension cable features a flush mountable design. You can simply drill a 1.125" hole at the desired mounting location and fit the female end of the cable into the hole. A threaded mounting collar secures the cable in place.
  • Mounting Bracket: A mounting bracket is also included to surface mount the female end of the cable using the four supplied screws. Once the surface mount bracket is installed, the female end of the cable fits into the bracket. A threaded collar secures the cable to the mounting bracket.

Rubber Caps: A rubber cap is provided to protect the female HDMI & USB connectors of the cable.


  • Mounting Bracket:
    • Width = 2.125"
    • Height = 2.0"
    • Depth = 2.25"
  • Flush Mount:
    • Diameter = 1.3125"
    • Depth = 1.75"
    • Cutout =  1.125" (diameter) x 1.625" (depth)
  • Cable Length: 6.25

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Why did you buy this?

need it for my car stereo [ LOUIS R  Jan 08, 2017 ]
Installing this outlet will complete the installation in a professional manner. The system will be much easier to use, look better, and should be installed during the initial installation or be much more difficult or expensive later. Best for all. [ C  Nov 22, 2016 ]
Easy hookup to back of,sterio [ Jesus  Jul 26, 2016 ]
Clean installation and easy access to inputs. [ Gordon  Jul 17, 2016 ]
I chose this product to gain easy access to the HDMI and USB ports that are in the back of the head unit. [ John  Jun 30, 2016 ]
Simplify conection of my phone [ Robert  Mar 29, 2016 ]
I'm going to use it to access my hard-to-reach HDMI and USB ports on my smart television. [ Nicholas  Mar 01, 2016 ]
Availability for Andriod Auto function for my phone and also better USB connection for stereo. [ Steve  Feb 02, 2016 ]
want to hide all my wires. [ Shelton  Dec 10, 2015 ]

5 questions already asked

I can confirm that the USB connection is fully compatible with Apple CarPlay on a Pioneer AVH4200NEX. [ Bryce  Feb 12, 2017 ]
I have this port on my avh-4200 and haven't had any issues with apple car play. I originally wanted to use the iDataLink Maestro ACC-USB-RAM in my ram pickup but that one does my work with CarPlay but it did work with CarPlay. I bought this one as a replacement and I have the idatalink plugged into usb2. The setup works great for me so far. [ Chris  Feb 10, 2017 ]
Yep, I agree with Keith and Zak. Android Auto is very picky with the USB cables you use. Using this adapter made the input continue to pop in and out of the sources menu and never held a connection for more than a half second. Glad you noticed this disclaimer before buying, I didn't haha. But it fits perfectly in the little pop-out on my dash, it's a shame really. I think I might try to work some exacto knife/super glue magic to install the stock cable in the little rubber mount... [ Scott  Feb 10, 2017 ]
I couldn't give you a definitive answer but my guess is that it's word as not "fully" compatible because you'll still need the HDMI adapter cable from Apple to be able to connect your phone to it. If anyone has a more definitive take I'd also like to know. [ Scott  Feb 10, 2017 ]
Do not get it if you plan on using car play. It kind of worked but like a skipping CD. Car play is cable picky. [ ZAK  Feb 10, 2017 ]
I own this product and seems to work fine with my apple car play. I believe apple/android compatible are more of a specific spec approval from apple/google. [ Keith  Feb 10, 2017 ]
I have a Galaxy Note 4 and it does NOT charge the device, only transfers data. It shows the lightning bolt on the screen like it's charging, but does not seem to charge it. Will driver around for hours and it doesn't go up, so I'm guessing its transferring data only. [ Ladd  Jan 19, 2017 ]
Yes , I charge my phone and also Ipad. [ Herbert  Jan 18, 2017 ]
Yes, ithw USB port will also charge your device [ JEFFERY  Jan 18, 2017 ]
It depends on the device that the USB is plugged in to. If your stereo has a usb charging outlet and you plug the extension into that outlet, then yes it will charge the device. The cord is just an extension and does not have a power supply. [ Chris  Jan 18, 2017 ]
Yes [ mervin  Jan 18, 2017 ]
Yes [ Jeremy  Jan 18, 2017 ]
Yes your flip cover will still close and funtion [ Antonio  Jul 29, 2016 ]
I'm not sure about your Sierra but it should. If you remove the lighter receptacle you should have a space that the until will fit into. It's very easy and I highly recommend it. The wire is long so you should zip tie it up so it doesn't take up a lot of space. I love mine. [ STEVE  Jul 29, 2016 ]
Yes it does, no need to drill a new hole [ Devin  Jul 03, 2016 ]
I drilled a hole , but it looks like would fit. [ Herbert  Jul 02, 2016 ]
Yes,I used an existing cigarette lighter hole and it fit perfectly. [ Matthew  Jul 01, 2016 ]
Yes, you can connect the Accele USBRHDMI to the rear panel USB and HDMI connections on your Pioneer AVIC 6100NEX for convenient access to connect your Samsung Galaxy phone. I hope that helps. My Bio: [ Larry  Mar 25, 2016 ]  Staff

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