Power Strip Adapters so I can finally plug all my external hard drives into one power strip

I’m not the only one with this problem. You buy multiple drives but because they all these massive power supplies and wall warts the damn things won’t all fit into the same UPS device. No matter how you twist or arrange them, it just doesn’t work. I have a 12 outlet device that can only hold a couple drives because the stupid plus are so big.

But I just found a solution to the problem. I don’t know why I didn’t find it sooner. While checking on Amazon I found a set of 10 little extension chords. They are a mere 12 inches long and don’t look that exciting at all, but they are exactly what I need! They are 3 prong, UL listed cables that give you just enough length to plug in the drive and let it drape down the side of the UPS. I’ve been looking at all sorts of different UPS designs because I didn’t know these rascals existed.

I literally ordered them last night and they showed up this morning. I was a tiny bit skeptical because 10 of these was $18, which is less than $2 per chord. But, they are fine quality and well molded. They don’t need to be insanely high gauge wire since this is for a hard drive.

They work perfectly and I quickly plugged in half a dozen drives and got rid of the mess of power strips and all sorts of spaghetti wiring. In fact, I just ordered another set so I have them for later.

These are not to be used to hook up a computer or some other high draw device. They are made for low consumption devices so don’t get all crazy and overload the damn things. Like I said, they are perfect for my hard drives. Yeah, the picture is a little dorky, but cables work great and the price is great.

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Power Strip Adapters (Set of 10)

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