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32-Port USB Charging Station with Syncing, 5V 80A (400W) USB Charger Output, 2U Rack-Mount

Part Number:  U280-032-RM

2U rack-mountable USB charger with integrated hub charges and syncs up to 32 tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. Recommended for schools, offices and other environments where multiple USB devices are used.

  • Maximum charge output of 2.4A per USB port
  • Supports USB 2.0 data transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
  • Syncs any USB device using its compatible software
  • Enables future software upgrades to support newer devices
  • Mounts in 2U of EIA-standard 19 in. rack
  • 2-year limited warranty

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Charges Up to 32 Tablets, Smartphones and Other USB Devices
  • Recommended for schools, offices and other environments where multiple USB devices are used
  • Compatible devices include iPad, iPod, iPhone and Android tablets and smartphones
  • Provides up to 5V, 2.4A (12W) of charging power to each port
  • LED indicators signal ports in use
  • Backward compatible with previous USB generations
  • Supports data transfer rates up to 480 Mbps

Also Syncs Devices via Connected Computer
  • Syncs USB devices using its compatible software, such as iTunes or Apple Configurator
  • Included USB cable connects USB-B port and computer's USB-A port

Mini-USB Firmware Port
  • Enables future software upgrades to support newer devices

Easy Installation and Connection
  • Mounts in 2U of EIA-standard 19 in. rack using included hardware
  • Also installs on level surface using included rubber feet
  • Conveniently configures for professional, educational or personal installation
  • 10-ft. (3.05 m) NEMA 5-15P to C13 power cord included
  • Durable steel housing

  • Complies with the Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases

System Requirements

  • Tablet, smartphone or other smart device with USB port
  • Computer with available USB port (if syncing)

Package Includes

  • U280-032-RM 32-Port USB Charging Station
  • NEMA 5-15P to C13 power cord, 10 ft.
  • USB 2.0 A/B cable, 6 ft.
  • (4) Rubber mounting feet
  • Mounting hardware
  • Owner’s manual
RoHS compliant


UPC Code037332193520
Product TypeMulti-Device Charger
Charging Form FactorRack Mount
FunctionsCharge; Sync
Device CompatibilityTablet; Phone
TechnologyUSB 2.0 (High Speed)
Device Slots32
Nominal Input Voltage(s) Supported120V AC
Input Connection TypeIEC320-C14
Voltage Compatibility (VAC)110; 120
Input Frequency50 / 60 Hz
Input Plug TypeC14
Input Cord Length (ft.)10
Input Current8A
Output Capacity5V 80A (400W)
Power Consumption (Watts)112
LED IndicatorsGreen (32x USB Charging, 1x Sync)
Number of Charging Ports32
Total Charging Amps80A
Total Charging Watts400
Charging MethodUSB
Charging Port TypeUSB A (FEMALE)
Charging Ports DetailsPass through
Charging Ports / Amps(32) 2.4A
Overcharge ProtectionYes
Charging Amps per Port2.4A
Material of ConstructionSteel
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)7.70 x 16.80 x 19.60
Shipping Weight (lbs.)18.20
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)3.4 x 17.3 x 11.9
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)13.1
Number of Shelves0
Operating Temperature Range32 to 95 F (0 to 35 C)
Storage Temperature Range5 to 122 F (-15 to 50 C)
Relative Humidity5% to 95% RH, Non-Condensing
AC Mode Efficiency Rating (100% Load)74.57
BTUs  382.2 BTU/Hr (Full load)
Number of Ports32
Side A - Connector 1(32) USB A (FEMALE)
Side A - Connector 2USB B (FEMALE)
Side A - Connector 3(2) MICRO-USB B (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 1IEC-320-C14
Cord ManagementNo
Driver RequiredNo
EMI/RFI Line Noise ProtectionYes
IP68 Rated  No
Built-In Circuit BreakerYes
Overcurrent ProtectionYes
Flow-Through VentilationYes
UV SterilizationNo
Product CertificationsCAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 (Canada); IEC 60950-1; NOM (Mexico); UL 60950-1
Product ComplianceRoHS; REACH; FCC Part 15 Class B (USA)
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)2-year limited warranty
External ReceptacleNo

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