Nothing irks more than a power strip with a poor design. Fortunately, the multi-tap PowerCube from Allocacoc has a great design making it a convenient power strip alternative for charging or powering your collection of a tablet, smartphone, media player, and other hand devices.
The PowerCube is a six-sided cube of which four sides are AC outlets and the remaining sides features two USB charging ports. Its attractive cube design is more than just an aesthetic function. For starters, it is space efficient in that it prevents the need to install multiple plugs into the power source. Secondly, it guarantees that the wall wart leaves at least four outlets unblocked.
The two USB ports have a 5.0 voltage and a 2.0 amplitude each when you connect them to a USB device, which makes simultaneous charging of up to six devices at once possible. If you have more than six gadgets you wish to power, there is no need to press the panic button. Just daisy-chain it by adding an extra PowerCube and plugging it into the one already connected to the power outlet. But ensure the total load is less than 15amps to avoid an overload.
The device includes a five feet extension cable and a docking port which you can use to fasten the PowerCube firmly onto your workspace. You can either use screws or 2-way adhesive tapes. Save for its lack of surge power features; the PowerCube USB Extended five foot Extension Cord Surge Protector Electric Adapter Power Strip is indeed an efficient and affordable device to own. Besides, the resettable fuse offers sufficient protection making up for the absence of the surge suppression or power conditioning features.