Node Electrical Outlet

Node Electrical Outlet

So between the computer, printer, scanner, rechargeable batteries, cell phone, second monitor and any other miscellaneous devices you have at your desk, those power strips are getting pretty cluttered… and then there’s the issue of large adapters that take up 2 plugs… Hopefully before you resort to plugging one powerstrip into another we’ll see something like the Node electrical outlet hit the states. This unique design is brand new from Japan and turns your wall socket into an innovative outlet that handles multiple 2-pronged plugs.

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  • Chrostine

    Where can I buy one’?
    & how do yu install em ‘ ?

  • J.T.

    The US electrical code would never allow it. First there is no ground (which also destroys its usefulness). Second, it is not a polarized outlet. You could do some damage plugging some things in backwards. There is a reason one prong is taller than the other.

  • chantel

    How the hell do you childproof that? And what about a ground?

  • llXll

    put it too high for a child to reach? no diff from any other plug socket kid safety wise really.

  • Sparky-Joe

    There really is no need for a ground. Look at most of the things that we plug in, no ground prong…

  • There is no such thing as childproof, however there is good parenting.

  • Mike

    A third ground rail could be added. But this thing is begging for an electrical overload. Make sure those breakers are working properly!

  • Robert Taylor

    You don’t need a ground. All modern appliances have polarized plugs and are already grounded.

  • John

    this isn’t polarized !

  • Robert Taylor

    Actually the outlet takes polarized plugs and is grounded. It’s definitely not made for three prong plugs but they may come out with that! This hasn’t even been launched yet!

  • Robert Taylor

    Why would it overload? When you plug six things into a power strip it doesn’t overload the outlet! Maybe if you ran every appliance off of it at the exact same time you would trip the breaker but most people don’t do that!

  • Anthony Bova

    Powerstrips have overload protection, this doest………. that i see. or have read about.

  • Robert Taylor

    A breaker is overload protection. It’s no different from any other electrical outlet except that it takes more plugs, but you won’t be running everything at the same time off of it and the draw for most things you’ll plug-in, like lamps and other small appliances don’t tend to overload the breakers.

  • Handyvan

    Polarized plugs/outlets became code around 1933. They only serve to provide a larger contact area for the neutral blade, and therefore a better path to the neutral bus at the panel. They do not provide a ground as required for certain devices, even though the neutral and ground terminal blocks are often joined at the panel.

  • Handyvan

    A breaker also protects against shorts and some other potential faults in the appliance and/or circuit.

  • Handyvan

    Wouldn’t have or use one! But I do like those swing-away plugs/cord caps.

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