none
none

SOCKET COVER CAN DOUBLE AS USB PORT

16-05-2016
by 
in 

Have you ever wondered how you could get a USB part into your wall socket?

While it might seem like something fiddly and complex, a new device called: SnapPower, takes the hard work out of installation.

Without much fuss, the SnapPower simply replaces the cover and adds a USB port just under the power outlet.

All you have to do is unscrew the existing cover, and put SnapPower in its space and tighten the screw, with the whole process taking up to five minutes.  

The USB port can deliver 1A of power, which is enough to charge a phone in a reasonable amount of time, but will take longer to charge something like an iPad. The USB port position below the standard outlets means it doesn't block them from being used by other appliances.

At $19.99 US the replacement the fitting would be best for maybe on or two sockets in the home.

You can check out the full range at the companies website

Related news & editorials

  1. Silent DieselDIESEL-POWERED PRESSURE CLEANER IS A QUIET ACHIEVER  The latest model of high-pressure water cleaner from Spitwater uses a “silent” diesel engine to provide industrial-grade cleaning performance in applications where noise might be a problem.  Designed and built at Spitwater’s Albury manufacturing plant, the Model SW15200DES Silent Diesel delivers 15L/min hot or cold water flow at 200bar pressure in a self-contained, portable machine.   Like all Spitwater machines, the new unit is based on a th
    21.02.2018
    21.02.2018
    by      In
    The latest model of high-pressure water cleaner from Spitwater uses a “silent” diesel engine to provide industrial-grade cleaning performance in applications where noise might be a problem.
    Designed and built at Spitwater’s Albury manufacturing plant, the Model SW15200DES Silent Diesel delivers 15L... Read More
  2. 20.02.2018
    20.02.2018
    by      In
    Turck has developed a novel protocol that enables high-density networking with I/O resource constrained PLCs. The Backplane Ethernet Extension Protocol (BEEP) can be used to network up to 33 devices and link them to a PLC on a single connection using a single IP address.
    The first device in the I/O... Read More
  3. 20.02.2018
    20.02.2018
    by      In
    Ham and salami producer D’Orsogna is expanding its business on the east coast, opening a $41 million facility in Melbourne’s north.
    In what was one of the biggest industrial deals in Melbourne in 2017, D’Orsogna has signed up to build a 10,858-square-metre manufacturing plant on 3 hectares at... Read More
  4. 20.02.2018
    20.02.2018
    by      In
    Satellite communications company Myriota is set to open an Internet of Things laboratory to help meet the demand for its technology.
    The $2.72 million laboratory will be located in the CBD of Adelaide to allow the company to integrate its ultra-low-cost satellite IoT solution into a wide range of... Read More