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April 6, 2019

Wall socket multiplier makes a perfect house gift


One of my favorite leave-behind presents for people who've shown me hospitality — whether for a few hours or overnight — is the wall socket multiplier, exemplars of which are pictured above and below.


No tools, nothing to install, no moving parts: you just plug it in and leave it behind.


Instantly the room has six outlets where a second earlier there were only two.

You can make it permanent by screwing it in but I think it's better left without the screw, so you can take it from room to room or even stick it in your bag when you travel to make hotel rooms that much more charger-friendly.

A wonderful piece of kit, which I've never seen anywhere but in my house or those I've visited (just before my departure).

I like to not say anything but, rather, just leave it behind for belated discovery.


April 6, 2019 at 08:01 AM | Permalink


I demur: I prefer not to use the screw. I use my socket multiplier as a nightlight mount, inserting four small LED devices. The outlet is located near my TV so before I watch at night, I remove the entire assembly, easy peasy, without needing a Phillips screwdriver. Diff'rent strokes.

Posted by: bookofjoe | Apr 19, 2019 6:30:15 PM

The ones with a screw are much better since otherwise the whole thing can pull out of the wall when you unplug something, interrupting the power to everything else plugged into it.

Posted by: none | Apr 19, 2019 4:37:13 PM

Your wish is my demand:



Posted by: bookofjoe | Apr 18, 2019 1:49:58 PM

um...I would prefer the one with surge protection in it, thank you.

Posted by: Bubbub | Apr 18, 2019 1:34:09 PM

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