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NewerTech Power2U AC Wall Outlet with USB Charging Ports

Our gadgets may be wireless and mobile, but after being out and about all day they still need to come home and plug in to a USB cable in order to recharge for their next adventure.

As a result, your home starts to get cluttered with USB power adapters, hanging from the kitchen wall, or an extension cord by the TV, squeezed into a power strip by the computer, or crammed onto the bedroom table.

What's wrong with this picture? We already have perfectly good power outlets in every room of our homes. So why not leverage your existing electrical wiring to add USB power?

This is the head-smacking sensibleness of the NewerTech Power2U AC Wall Outlet, which augments the standard pair of 3-prong AC outlets with two integrated USB ports.

The Power2U outlet charges devices from MP3 players to digital cameras, and from the iPhone and other smartphones up to the iPad and tablets.

It uses standard USB cables, including the one that came with your device, and has a Smart Power design that outputs the charging power level required by the attached device.

The outlets are UL listed, and include spring-loaded safety shutters to cover the USB connector and turn USB power off when the cable is removed.

Again, this is an in-wall AC electrical receptacle, and installs on standard 15 Amp circuits with at least a 16 cubic inch electrical box.

The NewerTech Power2U AC Wall Outlet is available for around $29, and is available in colors to match existing installations (white, light almond, ivory, and black).

Find the NewerTech Power2U Outlet on Amazon.com

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