PowerCurve Mobile Rotating Surge Protector

Portable spike protection up to 12,000 amps plus USB charging


PowerCurve Mobile Rotating Surge Protector

This is a great mini surge protector (aka 'powerbar') for anyone who travels with a plethora of electronic devices and can never find enough outlets to power their devices or charge batteries. The Task PowerCurve provides two standard 120V outlets with 15 amp capacity, plus two USB outlets for charging USB powered electronic devices.

The PowerCurve measures 1-3/4" by 1-7/8" by 4-3/4", and weighs 6 ounces, making it easy to fit into a suitcase, knapsack, purse, or the like.

Diagnostic LEDs, USB ports, and standard 120V outlets

The panel is straightforward. To the left of the USB ports are two LED lights. The top, green light glows when the surge protector is active, and the bottom, blue light glows to indicate that the electrical circuit the PowerCurve is plugged into is grounded. The USB ports have an output of 5 volts, and you can charge two devices simultaneously.

The PowerCurve provides protection from power spikes up to 12,000 amps. These spikes can come about from power outages, tripped circuit breakers, short circuits, electrical storms, or lightning strikes.

The PowerCurve also has filters for EI (electromagnetic) and RF (radio frequency) interference that can affect devices connected to the unit or in close proximity.

Rotating outlets for odd sized plugs 

One of the neat features on this mini power bar is that the two 120V outlets can be rotated a full 360-degrees. This makes it easier to install two odd sized plugs onto the bar. The outlets remain firmly positioned when rotated,

Folding plug

The plug folds away neatly, making it easier to store. 


The PowerCurve is also a nice unit to use in the home or shop, especially if you only need to connect a couple of devices to it. And, Task's $50,000 connected equipment warranty gives you peace of mind.

Task also has several other models available, include 4, 6 and 7-outlet protectors. All feature the rotating outlets.


  • 2 AC and 2 USB outlets
  • Electrical Ratings: 15A, 120V, 60Hz, 1800W
  • USB Output: 5V / 2.1A (10W Total)
  • Surge Energy Rating: 306J
  • Response Time: <1 Nanosecond
  • Maximum Spike Current: 12,000A
  • UL Clamping Voltage: 1200V
  • EMI/RFI Noise Filter: up to 40 Db ATT; 150 kHz – 100 MHz
  • $50,000 connected warranty

COMPANY:Task Tools
SOURCE:Retail Locator
Carl Duguay, September 2013
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