Adding Power Outlets to a Conference Table
There are countless numbers of reasons why you might want power outlets and data ports installed into a conference table, fortunately the process is generally pretty easier whether you have an existing conference table or are buying a new conference table.
New Conference Tables with Power
If you are buying a new conference table the easiest way to get yourself with a powered conference table is to buy a Harmony Collection conference table paired with a PLT-B Power connectivity box. Harmony conference tables come with pre-cut cable grommets that can be replaced with the PLT-B Power module, all you do is pull out the grommet and replace it with the power module, couldn’t be easier!
Here is the finished result (these modules come in silver or black):
Modifying an Existing Conference Table
If you have an existing conference table that you want to add power it is likely that you’re going to have to make some modification to the table in order to get the connectivity box installed into your table. If you have pre-cut grommets, odds are they are not cut to the correct size but it will save you some drilling when it comes time to modify your table.
So step one is going to be to pick out the best power outlet connectivity box for your circumstances. Chances are you may need some data or media connections paired with power outlets. There are numerous outlet modules available so just check the specs and make sure it offers everything you need.
After you've ordered the module and received it in the mail, it’s time to go ahead with the install.
Before proceeding you will need the following supplies:
Please note, this is a basic outline of how to install conference table power outlet boxes into a table top. Certain skill and experience is required with hand tools and power tools. If you are not comfortable modifying your furniture, contact someone who is. A general contractor or office furniture dealer may be able to make short work of this task.
That’s it! Your conference table should now be ready for power, data or other media such as connecting to a TV or charging devices by USB. If your table doesn’t have a hollow base to hide your cables in, it is pretty easy to install some cable wire management baskets on the bottom side of the table to keep your boardroom looking neat and clean.
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