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Where Can I Find GFCI Outlet With Surge Protection?

There is often a question that comes up in surge protection queries and that is does a surge protector offer GFCI protection? The answer is: it can, but it will most likely be due to a device that has been plugged into a surge protection device. There is, to my knowledge, no surge protector with […]

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what is surge protector

What Is A Surge Protector And Why Do You Need One

The most common use for a surge protector is for people with a personal computer who need to plug many cords into one outlet. Often times it is referred to as a power surge strip or a surge suppressor. If you own a desktop computer then you know your two-pronged wall outlet is unable to […]

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Importance of Use A Clean Power Surge Protector For Humming Issues

A clean power surge protector is of extreme importance in protecting all electrical audio and video equipment in a household or office. If any electrical equipment is not connected to with surge protection and a power surge occurs, then the high voltage can damage or permanently destroy the AV equipment. The major benefit of this […]

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Why Does My Monster Surge Protector Beep?

Plugging your valuable electronic equipment directly into an electrical outlet is risky business. Surges of power through electrical lines happen. You have absolutely no way of knowing or predicting when your electrical system in your home will receive a jolt of extra power either through a lightning strike or energy spike from your power company. […]

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What Is The Difference Between A Power Strip And A Surge Protector?

What’s the first thing someone does when they need more outlets than what the two socket wall option provides? They look for an extension cord. An extension cord or extension lead, power board or power strip, whatever you want to call it, provides extra outlets for that specific need but it doesn’t address the bigger […]

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Top 10 Questions About Surge Protector

Top 10 Questions About Surge Protector

While it’s great to have info on surge protectors and be able to read surge protector reviews to help you decide what product will best serve your needs, it doesn’t really benefit you if you don’t know some basic knowledge about them. There is a lot of information on this site about popular brands and […]

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How Surge Protector Works-A Complete Guide

A surge protector is an important device for today’s modern electronics. The principle behind how surge protector works is it dampens excessive voltage in a power surge through diversion to a grounding wire within the surge protection device, effectively absorbing the destructive energy and preventing damage to electronic equipment. The diverted energy dissipates in the […]

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