Leviton has announced an addition to its line of USB Charger Devices. The Type A and Type-C USB Charger/Tamper Resistant Receptacle offers two vertical USB ports, one Type A and one Type-C, delivering a combined total of 5.1A charging current and 25+ watts of power, along with two additional tamper resistant receptacles.
The Type-C port within the receptacle provides up to 59 percent faster charging power based upon tests performed using a Lightning cable and the Type-C port with an iPhone 7, iPad Mini 1 and iPad Pro 9.7. Engineered utilizing smart chip technology, the device recognizes and optimizes the charging requirements of individual devices for charging of smartphones, tablets and other peripheral devices that use the Type-C cable.
“The Leviton Type A and Type-C USB Charger/Tamper Resistant Receptacle delivers charging to a range of electronic devices, and the reversible Type-C connector allows users to plug in cables in either direction.
With a 5-year limited warranty, Leviton Type A and Type-C USB Charger/Tamper Resistant Receptacles are ideal for residential and commercial applications, including kitchens; college dormitories; airport lounges; hospitals (hospital grade model available); salons and spas; hotels; meeting rooms; cafes; restaurants and more. Combining functionality with style, the device is available in white, ivory, light almond, gray, black, brown and red, and is compatible with the complete line of Leviton Decora wiring devices, Decora wallplates and Decora Plus screwless wallplates.
The Leviton Type A and Type-C USB Charger/Tamper Resistant Receptacle is available through the Leviton network of retail, online and electrical distribution channels, including its online store.