The Belkin BSD200BG05 Surge Protector Tablet Stand is perfect addition to your home office or professional workstation. Plug in and power your laptop using one of the two outlets in the back of the stand, and place your tablet into the contoured holder for hands-free use. Two powered USB Ports offer convenient one-source charging for your mobile devices. Voltage fluctuations, surges and spikes can damage your computer and peripherals. Belkin’s Surge Protector Tablet Stand safeguards your computer, printer, hard drives, and other hard-to-replace equipment against damage, data loss, file corruption and system crashes. Powered USB ports are intended solely for charging devices. They cannot be used as a USB hub and they do not transmit data.