Guide to Status LED Indicators

LAVA’s eSynC product family features LED lights that serve as status indicators to help troubleshoot issues. All these adapters include a green indicator light to indicate the charge status, while ones with USB-A ports also have a yellow LED indicator to indicate the status of the USB connection. Ethernet adapters have additional green and yellow

Smart Hotel with PoE and LAVA Adapters

Setting Up a Smart Hotel with PoE and LAVA Adapters

Smart hotels are somewhat of a niche market and you might feel setting one up is too expensive. However, hoteliers can leverage their business with the use of Power over Ethernet (PoE) to set up their smart technology. With PoE, they can reduce the building’s energy consumption making it more eco-friendly and saving thousands in

Self-Checkout Kiosk using vc5UE

How to Build a Self-Checkout Tablet Kiosk with a LAVA SimulCharge Adapter

Self-checkout kiosks are becoming more prevalent as stores attempt to reduce staff and shoppers opt for a more contactless shopping experience. Purchasing a dedicated/custom system can be prohibitively expensive but this article will show how with a LAVA SimulCharge adapter (which provides simultaneous charging and access to data), a tablet and a few USB-enabled peripherals,

Home Vs Enterprise

Enterprise vs. Home Series SimulCharge Adapters: Which is Right for You?

LAVA builds adapters for both Enterprise and Home applications and sometimes it may be difficult to tell which adapter to use, especially as some devices in both lines have the same port configuration. This article will give an overview of the similarities and differences of these adapters so you can better understand which is the

Remote Work Made Easier

How the Charge-Plus LAN HUB Can Help You Work from Home

As more employees continue to work remotely, it has become increasingly common for companies to let their workers use their own devices, a practice sometimes referred to as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). While these employees would normally use a laptop or desktop, the LAVA Home Series Charge-Plus USB-C LAN HUB can help them turn

RFID bracelet with tablet enclosure and Charge-Plus USB LAN HUB

How the Charge-Plus USB-C LAN HUB Can Be Used with Portable POS Systems

In our blog post “LAVA Provides Charging Solution for Portable Tractor Guidance System,” we looked at how one of our Home series adapters – the TL-002R SimulCharge USB adapter – was used to create a tablet-charging solution for a tractor-based guidance system. Despite being designed for consumer use, these adapters have other commercial applications as

eSynC-P1UE

Introducing the New eSynC-P1UE

Designed for a customer in the oil drilling industry, the eSynC-P1UE is a SimulCharge adapter for select USB-C mobile devices that features Power over Ethernet (PoE), Ethernet and one USB-A port that provides power but not data to a USB-A scanner. The setup allows you to pair a peripheral with the mobile device over Bluetooth,

M8 nP2UE, uSynC-1U MINIn and uSTS-1U MINI

November Edition: LAVA Link Newsletter

New Products at LAVA November was a busy month for LAVA as we released multiple new products. Leading the release schedule was the M8 nP2UE – a custom enclosure for the Lenovo Tab M8 HD tablet. It features an integrated SimulCharge adapter (simultaneous charging and data), that includes Power over Ethernet (PoE), Ethernet and two

u Series Overview

LAVA u Series Adapter Overview

LAVA’s u series adapters are mid-tier SimulCharge devices. You won’t find most of the products advertised on our website but you can reach out to us if you have any inquiries. This article will provide an overview of these adapters and their underlying technologies. SimulCharge Technology SimulCharge technology allows select mobile devices, such as tablets