Best Multi Device Charging Station Organizer
A Multiple Device Valet Charging Station Declutters Your Desk
Do you run out of desk space when charging your mobile devices? Are you tired of seeing a growing mess of cables about your house or office? These problems are worse if family members have multiple devices, but you can get things under control by using a multi device charging station organizer to juice up all devices at the same time while also keeping your table or desk neat looking.
You can take your pick in designs, from simple stands with 2 or more device placeholders, to mini desks that hide away a power strip and give you additional space to store other small items. It's pretty easy to find one to match your room's decor.
Let's take a look at the top rated styles on offer. In addition to the following selection, there are a few more valet charging stations to choose from.
Below you'll find stations in 4 groups - stations with USB ports, a travel charging case, stations with hidden cable and power strip storage, and docking charger cradles.
Simple Valet Charging Station Organizer for Cell Phones and Tablets
If all you need is a valet organizer for a desk or counter top to hold multiple devices while they are charging, there are some simple and inexpensive options available. These do not come with charging ports, but have cubbies or slots to hold devices while you plug them in directly with their own cables.
ClearTech Acrylic Desktop Organizer
This clear acrylic valet is unassuming and can blend into any room décor but is very effective in keeping your desk free from clutter. There are 3 front compartments for smart phones and accessories like batteries, keys and chargers, and a back compartment that is large enough to hold one iPad and one mini tablet standing on their long sides.
The center front compartment is tilted towards you to allow you to access your phone easily while it is being charged. Each compartment has a notch on the edge to allow power cables to sit in tidily while charging and to stay in place when unplugged. This full sized valet measures 10-1/2"L by 6-1/2"W by 4-5/8"H.
If you don't own a tablet and find the size of this organizer too large, you can opt for the smaller version which only has the 3 front compartments for smart phones.
Multiple Device Charging Station with USB Ports
If you find your home with fewer power outlets than mobile devices, you'll need to use either a power strip or a power adapter that plugs into one outlet but has several cables that connect to each device. This way you can charge many devices at the same time.
The most convenient and neatest option is to use a charging station that comes with several USB ports so that a single power connector is needed. Just plug in each device's USB charging cable into one of the ports and set your phones and tablets in a slot to charge.
Universal Charging Station for Multiple Devices
The whole family can get their mobiles juiced up from a single power source with this station! This sleek looking unit has a top tray fitted over the station. There are 6 slots on top to hold your devices - 4 of them in the center are 19mm thick and the two end slots are 11mm thick. This means you don't have to remove the protective cases from most of them as they charge. And you can use this unit for any Apple or Android device.
It comes with a single 4 foot long power cord that plugs into the side and there are 6 hidden USB ports underneath the top tray from which you plug in each device's charging cable (not included). You'll also get three 8" long micro-USB cables that are compatible with devices like the Galaxy S5 and Note 3 that use micro-USB 3.0 ports.
The cables come out from underneath through a slot in the tray, so there's no hint of clutter and enough room to bundle all wires out of sight.
This One Even Holds a Laptop!
If you're averse to the modern office-looking stations, consider this eco-friendly bamboo unit that will go with most home interiors. The best thing about this one is that it can hold even a laptop as long as it does not exceed 1.25 inches in thickness. Add a tablet and up to three smartphones and even the most tech savvy families can stay organized!
The bottom of the base is lined with microfiber to prevent scratches on your desktop. The device holder then sits securely on the base as it is magnetized. So, where do all the wires go? The holder has various grooves through which they are pulled out and if you lift it up, a hidden compartment with built in elastic straps reveals itself. You can neatly secure all the wires with these, so they can remain hidden.
Similar as Above but in Black Leather
This station looks expensive so it will make a good gift! The sharp looking black leather with white stitching around the edges can hold up to 5 devices at a time.
The magnetic base is firm and keeps the cables out of sight where they are kept tidy by elastic straps.
Portable Charging Station for Travel
These days we even travel with multiple devices, and organizing and keeping them powered when you have a packed schedule isn't easy.
A charging station that is light and compact makes life a lot easier as you can pack the entire unit as an organizer for all your devices and cables. Then just open it up at your hotel and plug in everything in one go!
This would make a cool gift for a frequent traveler.
AViiQ Portable Charging Station
Forget about tangled cables and space-guzzling adapters while commuting to work or traveling. This compact all-in-one charging station charges up to 4 devices at a time while keeping all the cables tidy. The whole unit comes in a handy zipped travel case of either grey nylon on black leather.
There are 4 detachable winders that wrap and separate all the USB cables from each other. If you want to charge all your devices at the same time from one electrical outlet, just plug them in with the cables without unwrapping them from the winders. Alternatively, if you want to just charge one from your laptop or data sync with your laptop, remove that cable's winder and unwrap it before plugging it in.
Use the integrated international power adapter, that provides up to 15 watts, to plug into an electrical outlet to quickly charge all mobile devices.
Now there's no need to travel with multiple chargers and power adapters! If you'd like to see exactly how it works, scroll down for a video demonstration.
Charging Station Organizer with Power Strip Storage
A valet charging organizer can be multi-functional. In addition to providing a clutter-free way to charge several devices at a time, some come with hidden storage for a power strip and sometimes even extra storage for a variety of desktop accessories. This is the best solution for completely hidden cables.
A word of warning - none of the following come with a power strip.
White Wooden Recharge Organizer with Storage Space
This organizer is made of wood and painted white. A front drawer can store stationary, pens and keys and there are 4 outlet holes to let cables through to charge your devices on the front and top shelves. There is storage space in the back for a 4 inlet power strip that is hidden by a hinged door.
Mahogany Wood Finish Phone Charging Station
For a timeless and well crafted desk accessory, this station is a good bet. It has a mahogany wood finish with a drawer below to store stationary and a top tray provides additional storage for small items.
The device shelf has enough space for 3 large smartphones, MP3 device or digital camera. The shelf wall has 3 holes as outlets for charger cables, while the back contains a hidden power strip compartment.
This unit measures 12" long, 12" deep and 6.5" high.
Smartphone Charging Station with Power Strip Storage
Don' t have tablets? Then just get a compact valet that fits smartphones only. This one from Great Useful Stuff also has a compartment in the rear to hide a power strip.
Four cradles in the front can house large smartphones and have hidden slots through which charging cables come out, and each cradle is labeled so that every family member has his or her own charging place. The power strip compartment behind closes with a lid to keep everything out of sight. The lid also serves as a tray to hold things like keys.
The unit is made of faux leather covered cardboard.
Multi-Device Charger Cradles
If you don't want to use USB cables, you can instead use charger cradles that have slots for multiple devices. make sure the cradles are compatible to the ones you own and just fit them into the appropriate slots. Some of these also come with USB ports to give you additional options.
Apple Charging Station Organizer for iPad and iPhone
If you're like many who charge their devices at night but also need their phone for the morning alarm, this XtremeMac Incharge Duo 2.1 amp Dual Charging Dock will charge any two mobile iOS devices at a time using Apple's 30 Pin connectors.
Its compact size makes it ideal for a small nightstand. You can choose to charge an iPad and/or any iPod or iPhone combination at the same time using an assortment of charging frames. An LED light indicates when each device is fully charged.
The rear dock is detachable and can be used as a support for your iPad when not being charged.
This model will not work with the new-iPhone 5 connector but you can use it if you have the adapter.
Docking Station with Charging Cradles, USB and Mini USB Ports for Galaxy and Many Other Smartphones and Tablets
This modern looking anti-fingerprint docking station is specifically designed for rapid charging of the Galaxy SIV & Galaxy Note10.1 while being securely docked. However, it is also compatible with other tablets and phones, like other Galaxy products, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, HTC and Blackberry phones, Kindle, the newer iPads, iPad Mini and iPhones, PS3, MP3 devices and Bluetooth.
The sturdy cradle is weighted and can charge and sync 4 devices at the same time with a 5V/4A maximum output and via 3 USB ports and a micro usb connector.
Just mount your device on the micro USB cradle input, plugin the power adapter to a wall output and connect it to the cradle via the DC input. An LED light will indicate that it is charging. The U Channel design allows you to charge your tablet and view video at the same time.
You can also sync your devices to a PC via the micro USB connector. While two of the USBs will charge and sync at once, there are two switches to select between charging or syncing of the docked device and one USB for a tablet.
Here's how the AViiQ Portable Charging Station works
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