Traveling Safely with Powersurge Outlet

Traveling Safely with Powersurge Outlet

Traveling with a gadget these days is a necessity for almost everyone.  Whether it is a business trip or a vacation, we need gadgets to keep us connected with our bosses, families and friends.  Most high end phones have long lasting batteries but no matter how good the battery life is, it will still ran out and we need to recharge.  Powerbanks help us but it also won’t charge all of your gadgets in one sitting so it’s best to carry a power surge outlet when you travel.  Also, let me ask you this.  Are you charging your gadgets directly into the power socket?  Well, if you said yes to that then you have been doing it wrong all along.  Power surge or spike could possibly happen and will definitely damage your expensive gadget. What is Power Surge Via: How-To-Geek “Electrical sockets are supposed to provide a consistent voltage of electricity, and devices you plug into your power outlets depend on this. In some cases, a power spike can occur when the voltage suddenly increases. This can often be caused by lightning strikes, power outages, or malfunctions in the grid the power company is responsible for. A spike is a short increase in voltage, while a surge is one that lasts more than a few seconds. Surges are usually caused by problems with the electrical grid. Whatever the cause, a sudden increase in current can damage electronics that are drawing power from the surging or spiking outlet. It could even render them completely inoperable, the increase in current having damaged them beyond repair.” Now we need to understand that...