I am looking to make a LEGO version of my laptop. Is there a LEGO brick or set of LEGO bricks that would form a USB socket?

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    What is the scale of your model? – pcantin Feb 26 '16 at 2:02
  • @pcantin Roughly 3 blocks:1 inch – haykam Aug 11 '16 at 6:36

At a larger scale, a similar hole that includes an indent that can accept circular connectors, preferably 3-brick long for anchoring, for a true connection. But at that size, it would be roughly 3.2 times the size of a typical laptop.

For a tiny model, just do a 2 x 1/3 x 1 brick hole, into which a no-studs plate can be slipped.

If you are going for an actual socket that can hold a stick, sorry, but the end of the road is here, barring rubber piece use. A standard A or B type USB can't fit into LEGO proportioned holes.


It's not deep enough, but depending on what the model is for it might be sufficient: a 2x1 brick with no center pin is almost exactly the right width/height for a USB plug. These are easy to find in transparent colours but solid colours exist as well.

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As Caleb already explored the 'rebuild it in bricks' option, let me add a few other options.

  1. There are a few LEGO products that have a Female USB slot built in. You could look at integrating these into your build. Most of them have an awkward shape though. E.g.

LEGO Mindstorms EV3 brick:

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LEGO Mindstorms NXT brick:

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LEGO Digital Camera:

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  1. If you don't mind switching from a Female USB to a Male USB, you could buy one of these USB Flash drives and integrate it - it will look and act like a USB port and can connect (at least on the top as illustrated with the red 2x4 brick) to other LEGO pieces:

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