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Get a tower of power 12-outlet and 6-USB port surge suppressor for $30 – CNET

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Does your desk have so many gadgets that you have a power strip plugged into a different power strip? If so, that’s ugly, disorganized and dangerous. Perhaps what you need is a mega-size surge suppressor that can accommodate all your gear. Something like this Aukey power strip tower, which has a solid dozen outlets and six USB ports. Right now, you can get the Aukey power strip tower for $29.66 when you apply discount code NEZ8F6WS at checkout. That’s over 30% off the original price of $43.

What I like about this surge suppressor is that it doesn’t lie flat on the floor, creating a sprawling metropolis of power cords. Instead, everything is contained in a single high-rise condominium of plugs, with outlets wrapping spanning all sides in four neat columns. There’s also a single column of six USB ports.

The USB ports can deliver up to 2.4 amps per port (6 amps total), though you should be advised there are no USB-C ports here — here is a version of the Aukey power tower with a pair of USB-C ports, but it’s currently sold out.

The tower has a power button and LED power indicator on top, and it has a 5-foot extension cord.  You can set it on the floor or on top of your desk or tabletop, but either way, it’s a convenient way to squeeze a lot of outlets into a small space. 

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