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Part# 11-17434
MFR Model# 010-02201-10


Garmin is pleased to introduce GSB 15, a small, lightweight USB charger designed specifically for aircraft installations. GSB 15 includes two powerful USB Type-A charging ports capable of charging at up to 3A or 18w per port simultaneously. A single GSB 15 is capable of charging two full-size tablets while pilots or passengers use them at full backlight. Compatible with 14v or 28v power systems, GSB 15 has built-in protection against circuit and temperature overloads. There is also configurable halo lighting around the exterior of the USB ports to allow pilots and passengers to easily connect their devices to GSB 15 during nighttime conditions.

Two versions of the GSB 15 are available and allow for easy installation in spaceconstrained areas. One version contains a connector on the back of the unit, which is perfect for panel mount installations. A second variant has a connector on the bottom of GSB 15 and is ideal for installations in depth-constrained areas, such as near cabin sidewalls. Installation can also be simplified as GSB 15 can take the place of an existing aircraft instrument hole with an optional adapter plate. A slim, lightweight design makes it suitable for installation in any cockpit or cabin.


  • Dual USB configuration gives simultaneous fast 3A charging from each port
  • Charge two full-size iPad® tablets or similar smart devices while using them at full brightness
  • Halo lighting around each USB port makes connections easy in dark conditions
  • Offers easy installation in an existing instrument cutout with optional adapter plate
  • Two charger formats — for straight or 90-degree power wiring connection — help simplify installation in tight spaces such as armrests or sidewalls

  • In just a few short years, battery-powered mobile devices have become essential in-flight tools for pilots and their passengers alike. Pilots use their tablets or smartphones to access flight plans, moving maps, charts, weather data, manuals and more — while passengers access entertainment, messaging and all types of productivity apps on their devices. But, invariably, all these portable electronics need an external power source to keep them charged and ready to use over a long flight. That’s where our GSB 15 USB charging hub makes all the difference.


    Charging port types:
  • Dual USB Type-A
  • USB Type-A/USB Type-C
  • Dual USB Type-C
  • Input Voltage: 14V, 28V
    Output voltage:
  • Dual USB Type-A: 5-12V
  • USB Type-A/USB Type-C: 3.6V-12V / 5V-12V
  • Dual USB Type-C: 5V-12V
    Power consumption:
  • Max (while charging): 40W (Dual USB Type-A Only), 68W
  • Min (not charging): 500mW
  • Maximum power output per port:
  • Dual USB Type-A: 18W
  • USB Type-A/USB Type-C: 27W
  • Dual USB Type-C: 27W
    Required circuit breaker size:
  • 28V Input: 5A
  • 14V Input: 5A (Dual USB Type-A Unit), 7.5A (USB Type-A/USB Type-C and Dual USB Type-C Units)
  • Side Connector: 1.50" x 1.55" x 0.84"
  • Rear Connector: 1.50" x 1.50" x 0.92"
  • Weight: 0.16 lbs
  • TSO-C71
  • Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Technology (USB Type-A Ports Only)


  • This dual-port 3A USB charger delivers plenty of electrical current to power two iPad tablets or similar smart devices at full brightness — while simultaneously charging their batteries. There’s built-in protection against circuit and temperature overloads. Plus, configurable halo lighting on the plugs makes them easy to locate and access in a darkened cabin or cockpit.

  • The slimline GSB 15 charging hub measures just over 1.5” square and stands less than an inch deep — making it one of the smallest dual-port USB charging hubs ever designed for aviation use. It comes in two formats: one designed to be wired into aircraft power from the back of the unit — and one that connects to aircraft power through the bottom of the case. Choose the version that fits best with your application and its related space constraints.

  • You can mount GSB 15 virtually anywhere. It’s small enough to fit a 1” cutout — or it’s available with two optional mounting plates that allow for easy installation in existing, unused 2.25” or 3.125” instrument holes in the panel. It has FAA TSO and consequently European approval. The device will fit in a variety of constricted spaces — such as aircraft sidewalls, armrests or aft console positions — where most aviation USB chargers are simply too large or unwieldy to install.

In The Box

  • GSB 15 Charger
  • Connector Kit
  • Accessories
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Fantastic, I used to slowly deplete my iPad battery and could not keep foreflight up for a full 4 hr flight. With this panel mount charger, my iPad stays 100% charged the whole way.

Scott B
April 25, 2024

Solid, stable power. Very pleased so far

Chris M Verified Purchase


October 25, 2022

fast shipping

James S Verified Purchase


October 5, 2022

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August 4, 2022

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August 4, 2022

Magaero L Verified Purchase


August 4, 2022

This is Garmin quality all the way. Comes with everything needed to use it. Get it now cause Garmin is running out. My avionics shop was out because of the supply chain. A.S. Still had them.

John L Verified Purchase


December 23, 2021

Nice power supply with the added benefit that it can be connected to eligible avionics and used for data transfer. I however will just use it to charge my phone.

Voit A Verified Purchase


November 15, 2021

We use these USB for a Mercedes Sprinter Executive, it is from a client of mine. He and we were delighted with this product. first of all because it is made in the USA secondly because they are perfect

Cristianne V Verified Purchase


October 28, 2021

Very nice compact unit. It si designed to fit the same hole has cigarette lighters. Do not be concerned about deactivating the light feature. It is not very bright at all. The pins that are required to be crimped onto the cable are very small. I did have a small crimper that almost worked. I had to lightly solder the wire after the crimp. I bench tested it and it works fine at 12 volts, no problem charging an iPhone and ipad.

Raymond A Verified Purchase


October 28, 2021


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Q: What diameter needs the round cut-out to be to mount the charger in the panel?

Part # 11-17434 can fit into a cutout 1" or its available with two optional plates that allow for installation in 2.25" hole P/N 11-17437 OR 3.125" hole P/N 11-17438.

Q: Is the Garmin GSB 15 USB unit FAA Approved?

Yes, this unit is FAA Approved under TSO-C71.

Q: Does a connector come with it or must the GSB 15 CONNECTOR Kit be purchased also?

Yes, the GSB 15 Connector Kit (model 011-05044-00 | Part# 11-17491) is included in the box with the charger.

Q: Can I turn off the night light feature on this Garmin GSB 15 charger?

Do not connect for backlight ON (nighttime visibility). Ground connection for backlight OFF.

Q: There was no install instructions or wiring diagram in the box with the Garmin GSB 15, where can I locate it?

The manuals can be downloaded and printed from Enter the product name or your serial number to access the manuals.

Q: Is this Garmin GSB 15 unit STC’d for any aircraft?

No, it is not FAA STCd. It is FAA TSO Approved.

Q: Which Garmin devices are compatible with the GSB 15?

Charge two full-size iPad. tablets or similar smart devices while using them at full brightness.

Q: Does the Garmin GSB 15 come with an 8130? If not, can it be furnished with one?

There is no 8130 in the box. The charger itself is marked with the TSO approval. An export 8130 form can be furnished for this item if requested at the time of order (additional charges will apply).

Q: I am running ForeFlight on my iPad. I would like to not only charge my iPad but also get the audio warnings. Can I access the audio pins from this device? I would like to connect it to my aux audio on my intercom.

No, this is simply a charger for the iPad.

Q: Will the Garmin GSB 15 charge an iPad Pro 11 with a USB-A to USB-C cable?

Yes this will charge the iPad Pro.

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