Device provides convenient outdoor access to powerful charging
MELVILLE, NY, August 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Leviton today announced the introduction of its Weatherproof Type A/C USB Charger/Outlet. The outlet is the first outdoor addition to Leviton’s extensive line of USB wall chargers and can be installed on any GFCI-protected circuit to enhance life outdoors.
“Leviton is pleased to offer customers a safe and reliable outdoor USB charger option,” said William Randall, Director of Product Management, Residential, Leviton. “The device provides a convenient way to charge electronic devices while spending time outdoors, so users never lose sight of or access their smartphones, tablets, laptops, and more.”
Designed for residential and commercial applications including outdoor kitchens, decks, patios, porches, cabanas, restaurants, parks and more, the Leviton Type A/C Weatherproof USB Charger/Outlet is the industry’s first weatherproof USB to use an innovative process that provides additional protection to electrical components for long-lasting durability. Unit features easy-to-install cable termination and can be paired with Leviton’s Durable Horizontal or Vertical In-Use (WIU) Outdoor Covers to meet NEC requirements® 406.9B.
Dual USB ports provide a combined total of 5.1A charging current and over 25 watts of power; the USB Type-C™ port enables faster charging. An intelligent chip recognizes and optimizes the charging needs of each device.
The Leviton Type A/C Weatherproof USB Charger/Outlet is weather-rated to provide added protection against corrosion, UV degradation, and exposure to outdoor elements. The socket is also tamper resistant to help prevent access to the contacts by most unclassified or foreign objects and is available in 15A and 20A models.
To learn more about the Leviton Weatherproof Type A/C USB Charger/Outlet, as well as the full line of Leviton USB Chargers, visit www.leviton.com/usb.
About Leviton Residential
Leviton residential products are the preferred brand of builders and electrical contractors. Leviton’s award-winning load centers, lighting controls and wiring devices help electrical industry professionals and homeowners create smart, safe living environments that deliver energy savings, convenience and reliability. Learn more about www.leviton.com.
Leviton is the smart choice, offering the most comprehensive line of solutions to meet the needs of today’s residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 90 countries around the world. From simple switches and outlets to networking systems and smart home automation, Leviton exceeds market needs by delivering innovative products to create sustainable, smart environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and center connectivity solutions. data management, LED lighting and lighting energy management systems, and security and automation applications. For Leviton, it’s clear that the FUTURE IS ON. For more information, visit www.leviton.com, www.facebook.com/leviton, www.twitter.com/leviton Where www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.