Looking for non-intrusive power strip for floor outlet

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de103065

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I have a floor outlet that was set into the concrete of the slab. It has two outlets within a plastic circular container about 5" in diameter that is level with the floor. I have this outlet under my sofa in the living room and I am trying to find a power strip for this and although there are a lot of different power strips I haven't really found what I'm looking for. Ideally, I don't want to have one that has a long cord that I have to use a floor cover. I'm curious what others might have used that can be placed easily next to the floor outlet without a long cord that is sturdy and doesn't move all around and gives enough clearance with the plug so it doesn't push into the bottom of sofa. I was looking on Amazon and didn't find anything I was hoping I'd find. Curious what others might recommend?
 

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Were I faced with having to go on to my hands and knees to use a receptive, I'd want a cord of sufficient length that any recep. would be accessible, by merely bending over.

However, if you insist, shorten the cord, and change the cord end to fit your needs.
 

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You can find power strips with 3 ft (or 6 ft) cords and right angle plugs. Some even have rotating right angle plugs.
 

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Another thought, if the outlets are only used for lamps and electronics power cubes and short extension cords might be better than a 15 amp power strip.
 
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Thanks for the suggestions! I like the power cube idea! That's kind of what I was looking for.
 
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