Simulcharge Technology


Simulcharge (s'aɪmʊltʃʌrdʒ) noun is a mode uniquely innovated by LAVA that allows portable devices such as tablets or phones, to charge while simultaneously interacting with USB accessories.


Samsung tablets can be used in a variety of tablet kiosk applications. With LAVA adapters, SimulCharge technology enables charging and connectivity for both the tablet and the USB peripherals for enhanced usability.

Our adapters come in a wide range of options, including RBM technology, an overcharge protection and network recovery to extend the tablet lifespan and provide a reliable network, and Docking Detect feature for the permanent and portable kiosk applications.



The technology that enables possibilities. RBM, the extension that makes them last.


With Simulcharge, your tablet can open up a world of possibilities by supportingUSB accessories such as:

  • Wired Ethernet
  • NFC Reader
  • MagStripe Reader
  • 2D Scanner
  • Biometric Input Device
  • GPS Tracker
  • Printer
  • Scale
  • Digital Camera
  • Pulse Counter
  • USB-to-Serial Adapter
  • Momentary Switch (button)
  • Keyboard/mouse
  • USB Hard Drive
  • Flash Drive
  • Media Reader
  • Gaming Controller

Power Up

Keep your tablet fully charged and functional, while deploying the USB accessories of your choice. There are two power options:


USB/Wall Power Supply. Simply connect your tablet to the nearest electrical outlet with the use of a Samsung power adapter (included with the tablet).

Power over Ethernet (PoE). Employ network cabling with PoE. This method can be significantly less costly than installing dedicated electrical outlets through a facility can support longer cord lengths and provide a reliable network connection.


Enjoy the flexibility that LAVA’s Simulcharge and RBM bring so you can operate your tablet 24/7/365.

By providing a combination of USB connectivity while safely charging the tablet, LAVA devices deliver a robust, scalable platform for small or large tablet deployments.

LAVA SimulCharge adapters, together with Samsung and KNOX, offer a cost-effective and customer-oriented solution for commercial tablet kiosks.

LAVA Computers MFG. Inc. is a Samsung Enterprise Alliance Silver-Tier Partner and a KNOX Partner.

LAVA Samsung and KNOX Partner

Call +1-800-241-LAVA or +1 416-674-5942

To speak with a LAVA Computers MFG. Inc. sales representative in North America.

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