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surge protector

[′sərj prə‚tek·tər]
(electricity)
A device placed in an electrical circuit to prevent the passage of surges and spikes that could damage electronic equipment.

surge protector

A device that provides protection against power surges. See surge suppression. See also traffic surge protection.
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The first step is to be sure valuable electronics are plugged into UL-tested surge protectors, replaced periodically to ensure functionality in the event of a storm.
20,000 for any electronic devices damaged by a surge, electronical charge or lightning strike while properly connected to Targus Surge protector (terms and conditions apply)
When I think about the thousands of dollars' worth of electronics in the average home, I believe it's crazy not to install a whole-house surge protector.
Partners will get 10 units free on the purchase of 50 Surge Protectors in a single invoice.
However, with the diagnostic LED on the SNAP LiTE surge protector, a building or plant manager can avoid a nuisance call simply by noting if the light is on or off.
For example, the APC 7 Outlet Personal SurgeArrest Surge Protector ($44.
Shea, manager of Thomson's marketing accessories and components business said, "We consider the surge protector a convergence product because of the highly sensitive nature of convergence products' circuitry and the susceptibility of data transmission damage to which the products are vulnerable.
Mutually dependent, it was no surprise that the dark-orange glow from these chandelier-style sconces perfectly matched the "on" light of the surge protector into which they were plugged.
Second, plug the SPSs or UPSs, along with printers and less critical components, in the surge protector.
If the machine does not contain critical information and is not connected to a network, a surge protector will suffice.
LAS VEGAS -- BITS Limited, a leading manufacturer of energy saving surge protectors, introduces the True Surge Smart Strip[R] surge protector, the greenest and safest surge protector on the market today.
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