Kensington has introduced two compact notebook power adapters. The company claims these power bricks are 43 percent smaller and 32 percent lighter than conventional adapters, while also using an average of 30 percent less energy than standard adapters. Also interesting is that the Kensington notebook power adapter features a retractable mini USB charging cable for gadgets like phones, media players and digital cameras.
Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in mobile computing accessories, today announced two smartly engineered and environmentally-friendly, ENERGY STAR® qualified Notebook Power Adapters. These new products are especially suitable for eco-savvy mobile users as they simultaneously charge multiple devices in addition to a notebook, while still using an average of 30% less energy than standard adaptersi . Kensington's new Smart Power™ solutions offer superior smart made simple designs to direct modern industry standards for accessorizing ultra-thin notebooks and encourage energy conservation for a healthier planet.
The new ultra-compact power adapters are 43% smaller and 32% lighter than conventional adapters. Both feature the added value of built-in USB ports to charge additional devices such as mobile phones or music players. Kensington's multifunctional products bring users a new advantage to carry fewer chargers with them on the go and help reduce the number of chargers used per household. The environmentally-sound ENERGY STAR® certified power adapters even feature 100% recyclable packaging built from up to 75% post consumer recycled material.
The Kensington Wall Ultra Compact Notebook Power Adapter (SKU K38066US; SRP $99.99) includes a retractable mini USB charging cable and micro USB adapter tip. The Kensington Wall/Air Ultra Compact Notebook Power Adapter (SKU K38067US; SRP $119.99) includes a travel pack with airline charging cable, retractable mini USB charging cable, micro USB adapter tip and travel pouch.
* Compatible with top selling notebook computers brands such as HP®/Compaq®, Dell®, Acer®, Toshiba®, Lenovo®/IBM®, Sony®, Gateway®, and Asus®
* Feature built-in protection from over voltage, current, temperature, and short circuit