Surge Protection – Top 10 Surge Products to Protect Home Electronics
One of the smartest things that you can do is invest in a good surge protector. Good surge protectors don’t just keep your appliances safe, but also provide energy-saving benefits and come with built-in batteries.
We’ve made a list of the top 10 surge protectors that work the best.
1- Belkin 12 Outlet Pivot Plug Surge Protector
This one has 12 individual plugs, so it’s great for a large number of devices to be plugged into the same area. Its special feature is that 4 of these plugs remain fixed, while you can rotate the rest meaning that you have a lot of versatility in what can be plugged in. It features an 8-foot long 14-gauge heavy-duty power cord, 1-in, 2-out RJ11 telephone/fax protection, Coaxial protection and light indicators.
2- APC Back-UPS Pro 1500VA UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector
This is a UPS that gives surge protection. It contains 10 outlets, from which 5 provide surge protection and are backed by the UPS, and the rest only have surge protection. The battery power is 1500 VA / 865W with a runtime of 1 hour and 13 minutes at 100 watts, featuring an LCD, a voltage regulator, and a Dataline Surge Guard.
3- Tripp Lite 1 Outlet Portable Surge Protector
This is portable, travel-size and can be wall-mounted. It’s UL 1449 certified with a 660 Joule rating and highlights two LED indicator lights.
4- APC 11-Outlet Surge Protector
This is an 11-outlet surge protector by APC having a 3020 Joule rating, telephone and Coaxial protection, gliding security shutters and an 8-foot long cord. The cord can be rotated in a 180-degree angle, and it contains 3 light indicators.
5- Amazon Basics 6-Outlet Surge Protector
This is 6-outlet surge protector containing 200-Joule 3-Line Basic Surge-Protection Rating, a 15-amp circuit breaker, an LED light, a 2-foot long 14 AWG power cord, and a power switch that’s inbuilt. Its an excellent option for someone with a limited budget.
6- Tripp Lite TLP1008TEL
This features a 10-outlet surge protector and also has a collection of RJ-11 jacks for phone line security, an 8-foot long cord and a rating of 2395 Joule. The unit contains an on/off switch and 2 indicator lights. 4 of its outlets are spaced widely to support large adapters. The device is also has a certification from UL 1449 safety standards.
7- AccellPowramid Air
This uniquely formed surge protector can insert large adapters in all of its 6 outlets. It also contains 2 surge protected USB ports that have an output of around 2.4 amps. With a 1080 Joule rating, a reply time of less than 25 nanoseconds, and a 5-year connected equipment
8- CyberPower CSP600WSU Surge Protector
This is a direct plug-in device that contains 6 swivel outlets and 2 USB ports, and an output of around 2.1 amp that’s shared. Each of its sides contains 3 outlets that can pivot 90 degrees, giving you flexibility. Greatest protection capacity is 1200 Joules and has 2 indicator lights.
9- BESTEK 6-Outlet Surge Protector
This one has 6 outlets, a lighted power switch, a 6-foot power cord, a plug with right-angled, keyhole mounting tabs, a circuit breaker of 15-amp, and a rating of 200-joule. The unit also contains a detachable velcro cord, so you can easily manage all plugged in cables.
10- Tripp Lite TLP26
This features 2 1080 Joule rated outlets, has 4 USB charging ports having an output of 4.8 amps and finally, a recessed cradle slot. It also has a diagnostic LED which warns if the suppressor becomes compromised. In case that happens, the unit is designed in a way to automatically shut off power to all outlets, to stop unprotected power to reach devices.
Now that we’ve given you 10 fantastic products, it’s up to you to pick whatever suits your needs the most. However, make sure you don’t leave those devices unprotected by not getting one!