CES 2009: Smart Charger Strip Added to Smart Strip Family


Photo by Jaymi Heimbuch

We've talked about the Smart Strip quite a bit before - the power strip that can put an end to vampire power. Mainly it's used for cutting power to slave devices when one main device, like a computer, is shut off.

But there's a new strip on its way out that can cut power to chargers once gadget batteries are full.The new smart charger strip can sense when a gadget is fully charged and cut power off, so there is no trickle charge being sucked from the grid.

It's brand new, and the booth didn't have literature on it yet, and unfortunately I don't have pricing information yet either. But I was told it would be out soon, and you can check on BITS Limited Smart Strip website to keep watch. We'll update you with more information as soon as we get it as well.

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Tags: Electronics | Energy Efficiency | Vampire Power

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