Thanks to modern technology, now you have a way to plug in your appliances AND charge your devices, all with the same outlet. Wall outlets are now being equipped with USB charging ports compatible for any computer, tablet, or mobile device. They feature both single and duplex outlets with dual USB charging ports, so you never run out of places to charge. If you’re looking to upgrade those old receptacles with USB enabled-outlets, here are a few things you should know:
Safe-Charging protects from over currents or over charging, that can cause the power circuit to short.
Are you considering replacing your old electrical receptacles with USB wall outlets? Did you come across any installation challenges?
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Switch to USB outlets to easily plug your phone directly into the wall to charge it, without use of an adapter. Some aspects you need to consider include your circuit breaker's power output, max amperage needed to charge the devices, and ground fault protection.
When upgrading your receptacles to USB-enabled outlets, you need to ensure that you do so safely. Follow the steps to install the receptacle and connect the correct wires to the correct terminal.
USB wall sockets improve convenience and allow you to charge your device without an adapter. When choosing a USB outlet, consider the electrical outlet rating, size, whether they are duplex or single, and max amperage.
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