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Rotating Quadrangular Outlets

The 360 Rotating Surge Protector Fits Four Sockets into One Outlet

— October 2, 2013 — Tech
Not every plug is created equal, which is where the 360 rotating surge protector levels the playing field.

Since various plugs -- whether they are appliances or charges -- come in different shapes and sizes, they can hinder other plugs' ability to connect to a socket. The 360 rotating surge protector is a 4 outlet rotating plug-in wall adapter that can be rotated to fit in different plugs into the circular outlet area. Once a socket is inserted, the outlet can be rotated to take it out of the path of other plugs. The outlets can be held in a maximum of 24 positions to provide optimum flexibility and accessibility for all kinds of different shaped plugs. The surge protector's "turn and hold" system keeps the plugs in place once they are connected. The outlet can be connected to an existing wall outlet by a mounting screw and post.
Trend Themes
1. Plug Adaptability - The trend of developing versatile plug adapters that can accommodate different shapes and sizes creates opportunities for disruptive innovation in the electrical accessories market.
2. Flexible Outlet Design - The growing trend of manufacturing outlets with adjustable positions offers disruptive innovation opportunities in the electrical infrastructure industry, as it allows for improved connectivity and accessibility.
3. Plug Retention Technology - The rising trend of developing secure plug retention mechanisms in outlet designs presents opportunities for disruptive innovation in the electrical safety and consumer electronics sectors.
Industry Implications
1. Electrical Accessories - The rotating quadrangular outlets present a disruptive innovation opportunity in the electrical accessories industry, providing a solution for compatibility issues with various plug shapes and sizes.
2. Electrical Infrastructure - The development of rotating surge protectors with flexible outlet designs offers disruptive innovation potential in the electrical infrastructure industry by ensuring improved connectivity and adaptability.
3. Consumer Electronics - The incorporation of plug retention technology in outlet designs creates disruptive innovation opportunities in the consumer electronics industry, allowing for enhanced safety and secure connections.
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