The PowerSquid Outlet Multiplier is a safe and easy way to convert 1 grounded wall outlet to 5 grounded adapter-compatible outlets. The PowerSquid accommodates up to 5 bulky transformer plugs with ease, providing more flexibility than a standard power strip.Unlike a power strip, the power outlet arms can help prevent damage to a power plug of a connected device. In the case of sudden pull force on a connected device's power cord, the flexible arms bend to the direction of the pull. The flexible power outlet arms bend to accommodate pull force from most any direction. Please note, this model does NOT provide surge protection from electrical spikes or power surges.