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CE Pro 100 Names Top Power Conditioning Brands

Backed by SnapAV’s OvrC platform, WattBox comes in as top brand in power conditioning/surge protection, followed by the BlueBolt-enabled product lines from Panamax and Furman.

WattBox (SnapAV) is the No. 1 brand in the 2017 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis for power conditioning/surge protection.
Robert Archer · June 15, 2017

CE Pro's annual Brand Analysis study surveys the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms, otherwise known as the CE Pro 100, to determine their preferred brands in the categories of audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting control, security and more.

In this category-by-category breakdown, senior editor Bob Archer delivers an in-depth look at the most frequently used manufacturers in 55 product categories. The numbers associated with each manufacturer reflect the number of CE Pro 100 dealers using that brand.

Remote management drives the use of products in the Power Conditioning/Surge Protection category.

Backed by SnapAV’s OvrC platform, WattBox comes in as top brand, followed by the BlueBolt-enabled product lines from Panamax and Furman. APC and SurgeX also offer remote management options.

See the full report here.

Top 5

WattBox (SnapAV): 53

Panamax: 35

Furman: 20

APC: 15

SurgeX: 13

Other Brands

Tripp Lite: 9

Middle Atlantic/Exact Power: 7

Torus Power: 7

Crestron: 4

Monster: 3

Sanus: 2

Tributaries: 2

AudioQuest: 1

Belkin: 1

Epson: 1

JuiceGoose: 1

See the full report. 

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  About the Author

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at

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Networking & Cables · Power Protection · Business · CEPro 100 · News · CE Pro 100 Brands · Furman · Panamax · SnapAV · SurgeX · WattBox · All Topics
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