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USB Duplex Receptacle meets UL Federal specifications.
USB Duplex Receptacle meets UL Federal specifications.

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December 11, 2013 - Designed for commercial market, 125 V UL Fed Spec Grade USB Charger is available in 15 and 20 A with overall 3.1 A USB charging capability. Combination AC duplex tamper-resistant receptacles contain shutter system which prevents improper insertion of foreign objects as well as twin 5 Vdc USB charging ports that work with USB 2.0 and 3.0 compatible devices. Unit features stainless steel auto-ground clips, zinc-plated ground terminal screw, and triple-wipe brass contacts for lasting retention.
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Legrand Electric Limited
Great King Street North
Birmingham, , B19 2LF
United Kingdom



Legrand Introduces UL Listed FED Spec USB Chargers


Heavy-duty chargers target the commercial market

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Legrand, a leading provider of electrical wiring devices and home systems, today announced the availability of its new Pass & SeymourŽ UL Fed Spec Grade USB duplex receptacle.

The new 125V Pass & SeymourŽ UL Fed Spec Grade USB charger is available in 15 and 20A versions and features an improved overall 3.1A USB charging capability. The combination AC duplex tamper-resistant receptacles contain a patented shutter system which prevents the improper insertion of foreign objects as well as twin 5-volt DC USB charging ports that work with USB 2.0 and 3.0 compatible devices.

The strength and durability of the new receptacles makes them capable of withstanding heavy use due to their UL Federal Specification certification. The UL listed Fed spec USB chargers are specially designed for the commercial market including health care and education facilities, airports, retail, hospitality/lodging, offices, institutional and multiple dwellings.

“Not only do these markets require robust receptacles, but they increasingly require greater access to charging facilities for USB-powered devices,” said Kevin Kohl, product line manager, Legrand Electrical Wiring Systems Division. “Our new UL-listed Fed Spec USB Chargers will allow users to consistently and reliably charge their devices in safety and with confidence.”

The Pass & SeymourŽ UL Fed Spec Grade USB duplex receptacles feature stainless steel auto-ground clips to assure positive ground, zinc-plated ground terminal screw, as well as triple-wipe brass contacts for lasting retention. The screw-pressure-plate back wiring makes installation fast and easy.

The new charger’s back and side wire terminals can accommodate #14 AWG - #10 AWG stranded and solid copper wire.
The UL Fed Spec USB Charger is cULus listed and complies with the following test requirements UL 498, UL 1310, Fed Spec WC596, CSA C22.2 No. 42 and CSA C22.2 No. 223.

Multiple color options of the new device are available.

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About Legrand
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.us
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