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Newer Technology Shows Dual Socket USB Power Outlet without Phantom Draw

Dual Socket 110v with Dual 2 amp USB Power CES 2012
By: Chris Ramseyer | Networking News | Posted: Jan 9, 2012 6:35 pm

CES 2012 - Newer Technology, part of the MAC Sales clan which includes OWC SSDs displayed a product I'm sure everyone reading this can appreciates. USB ports built into power sockets aren't anything new but all of them we've seen continually power the USB ports. This is a big waste of power since you don't have devices connected all of the time to the USB ports.




Phantom power draw is a big issue when you are paying the electric bill but Newer Technology has come up with a simple solution to turn the ports off when not in use. The USB ports provide up to 2 amps of power when the USB door opens. A micro switch gets activated and your iPad, iPod, cell phone or other device gets the juice.




The Newer Technology Power2U is currently available at for less than 30 Dollars.


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