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

Sure Charge USB Type A and C Charger

Chip USB charger

Porthole Qi 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 basic offering.

Conti Connect gives you a choice of sockets.

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

Audio equipment

1A

Elite+

Conti Connect

Rotasoc

Elite+ is a basic offering.

Conti Connect gives you a choice of sockets.

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

Printer

<0.5A

Elite+

Conti Connect

Rotasoc

Elite+ is a basic offering.

Conti Connect gives you a choice of sockets.

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

Portable heater

13

N/A

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 computers) is one of the most common reasons for blown fuses.

Using a Cleaners Hive will offer additional RCD protection.

Microwave

13A

N/A

Due to the high amp rating, CMD recommends plugging microwaves directly into a wall socket.

Given the environment in which microwaves are used, CMD’s modules are not suitable.

Kettle

13A

N/A

Due to the high amp rating, CMD recommends plugging kettles directly into a wall socket.

Given the environment in which kettles are used, CMD’s modules are not suitable

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