Power Module Chart

Device

Amps/Wattage required

recommended Power module

Additional info

Laptop

65-100 watts

<0.5A

Harmony

Contour

Porthole

Laptops use more power when charging.

Laptops require easily accessible plug sockets, ideally situated on the desk.

Desktop computer and LCD monitor

 <3A

Elite+

Conti Connect

Rotasoc

Power requirement may vary for PCs with different specifications.

Smart phone

1A – 2A

Chip USB charger

Porthole wireless

Porthole IV

If your smart phone supports Qi wireless charging, Porthole Wireless Charger allows for hassle free charging.

Tablet

2A

Chip USB charger

Porthole IV

N/A

TV

0.5A

Elite+

Conti Connect

Rotasoc

Elite+ is a basics offering.

Conti Connect allows flexibility of socket choices.

Rotasoc is capable of being powered directly from an underfloor busbar/power track.

Audio equipment

1A

Elite+

Conti Connect

Rotasoc

Elite+ is a basics offering.

Conti Connect allows flexibility of socket choices.

Rotasoc is capable of being powered directly from an underfloor busbar/power track.

Printer

<0.5A

Elite+

Conti Connect

Rotasoc

Elite+ is a basics offering.

Conti Connect allows flexibility of socket choices.

Rotasoc is capable of being powered directly from an underfloor busbar/power track.

Portable heater

13

Due to the amperage that a portable heater requires, it is necessary to use unfused sockets.

Vacuum cleaner

9.0A

Cleaners Hive

Plugging vacuum cleaners into lower voltage power modules (intended for computer use) is one of the most common reasons for blown fuses.

Using a ‘Cleaner’s Hive ‘ will offer additional RCD protection.

Microwave

13A

N/A

CMD recommends that microwaves should be plugged directly into a wall socket due to the high amp rating.

Given the environment where microwaves would be found, CMDs modules are not suitable.

Kettle

13A

N/A

CMD recommends that kettles should be plugged directly into a wall socket due to the high amp rating.

Given the environment where kettles would be found, CMDs modules are not suitable.