noun /s'aɪmʊltʃʌrdʒ/

1. USB mode where tablet is placed into OTG/Host Mode but has its battery simultaneously charged;

2. Mode where tablet act as a USB Host and has its battery simultaneously charged;

3. USB mode for portable devices. Currently limited to Samsung Tablets.

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Tablet operating in the Simulcharge mode has access to USB peripherals including but not limited to:

  • 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

Simulcharge mode informs the tablet to operate as a USB Host controller, but not provide power for USB accessories since the tablet's battery and USB accessories are powered up by the LAVA Simulcharge adapter.

USB/Wall Charging Adapter

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

Power over Ethernet (PoE). Deploying network cabling with PoE can be significantly cheaper than installing dedicated electrical outlets through a facility.

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By providing a combination of USB connectivity while charging the tablet (Simulcharge), multiple power delivery options (A/C or PoE) , wired Ethernet, LAVA devices deliver a robust, scalable platform for small or large tablet deployments.

LAVA STS product line together with Samsung and KNOX gives 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.

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