Universal all-in-one charging point coming to market

Today’s users usually have quite a few mobile devices that need charging on a regular basis. One may have a cell phone, a laptop, a tablet computer, an MP3 player and even something else not mentioned here. While all these devices work to make our lives easier and more enjoyable they do come with drawbacks such as the need for chargers which are often different (and not interchangeable) for every device. Not to mention that frequently when you need to charge your mobile gizmo there’s no free power point available.

Luckily the people at Datamation Systems Inc. have come up with a solution – a universal adapter that allows the user to charge any device s/he wants.

The new charger, called PowerPad 16, works over USB and allows for the simultaneous charging of up to 16 devices. The unit is quite small (6.75 x 3.75 x 2.2-inches) and is easy to mount next to existing power points. It also comes with four screw holes that allow the device to be installed on a wall in case of need.

PowerPad 16

There are some drawbacks however. The new device is not exactly targeted at home users although if you need one nobody will stop you from purchasing it. Not being home friendly the charging point is likely to come with a hefty price. In addition as it is designed to power quite a few devices the charger can get noisy due to the integrated large fan that cools the internal Cambrionix USB charging board. The device is also very likely to get hot when all plugs are in use.

Exact cost is unknown as is market availability.


Source: Geek.com

Related posts

Team Group releases Skylake-optimized DDR4 memory

Team Group releases Skylake-optimized DDR4 memory

The maker of computer memory Team Group has released new DDR4 memory that has been optimized for use with Intel Skylake processors. The new memory is called Xtreem DDR4 and runs at 3466 MHz and 3600 MHz. The memory is designed for use with Intel Z170-based motherboards and in addition to the...

Green House announced PATA SSDs

Green House announced two new IDE SSDs- 1.8-inch and 2.5-inch PATA SSD drives. The new proposals will use SLC (single-level cell) or MLC (multi-level cell) NAND flash chips, and will offer a capacity of 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB for the 1.8 "models and 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB for 2.5...

Gigabyte unveils the Aero 14 performance notebook

Gigabyte unveils the Aero 14 performance notebook

The Taiwanese hardware maker Gigabyte has unveiled a new high-performance notebook that has been designed for gamers and professionals. The notebook is called Aero 14 and hints of low weight too as well as of a 14-inch display. If you thought exactly this, then you would be right. The...

Leave a comment