Surge Protection

Surge Protection Is Not Power Conditioning

By By Joe Piccirilli · December 31, 2018 • Integrators must move beyond rack-level and device-level surge suppression to renewable, whole-house power conditioning systems with UPS that are fully integrated into control solutions.

Metra Launches New Spyclops, Helios Accessories at ISE 2018

By CE Pro Editors · February 7, 2018 • Metra will be exhibiting new junction boxes and wall surge protectors at ISE

Think Twice About Surge Protection & Power Conditioning

By Bill Whitlock · July 27, 2015 • Safety is a top priority when choosing equipment for the protection and performance of A/V, networks and other plugged-in devices and systems.

Q&A: Short and Long-Term Effects of Lightning Strikes

By CE Pro Editors · May 15, 2015 • Ted Bremekamp from ETC, Inc. explains keys to surge protection, suppressing a massive over-voltage, and what happens when lightning strikes twice.

14 Tips for Surge & Transient Protection for Telephone, CATV, Satellite Services

By Dave Perrotta · May 11, 2015 • Learn about service entrance surge and transient protection as well as installation guidelines for telephone, cable and satellite services.

Panamax Now Shipping BlueBOLT MD2-ZB SmartPlug & BB-ZB1 Gateway

By Robert Archer · May 2, 2013 • The new MD2-ZB Smart Plug and BB-ZB1 BlueBOLT Gateway from Panamax are said to deliver surge protection and BlueBOLT energy management functionality to individual outlets for small appliances in a home of business office.

Tripp Lite UPS Protects Equipment & Conserves Energy

By Robert Archer · January 4, 2013 • Tripp Lite's newly announced ECO750UPS is an Energy Star-certified power strip that helps to manage a homeowner's electrical consumption, as well as protect their investment into devices like computers, printers and other items.

Eaton Holmes Approved line of surge protectors

By Robert Archer · August 21, 2012 • The electrical products company Eaton has collaborated with Mike Holmes host of "Holmes on Homes" to develop a line of surge protection products.

Panamax MR-4000 power management unit

By Robert Archer · June 8, 2012 • Panamax's new MR-4000 power conditioner incorporates eight outlets and the company's Level 2 Power Cleaning, Linear Filtration and Automatic Voltage Monitoring (AVM) technologies.

SurgeX Axess by SurgeX IP addressable surge elimination & power conditioning system

By Robert Archer · June 7, 2012 • SurgeX, a Zebulon, N.C.-based manufacturer of power conditioners and surge protection products has just announced its new IP addressable Axess technology that enables installers to remotely monitor and control power distribution systems.

Bell’O Digital ASG3008 8-outlet surge protector

By Robert Archer · May 29, 2012 • The newly announced Bell'O 8-outlet surge protector incorporates EMI/RF line-noise filtration, a power safety shutdown provision and a slim profile that enables its placement in a variety of locations.

Eaton Corporation 3S battery protection power/surge device

By Robert Archer · November 1, 2011 • Eaton's latest product line is the 3S battery backup series. These products incorporate the company's Intelligent Power Protector software to enable users monitor and manage the power of all the components on their networks.

True Stories: Power Protection Saves the Day

By Julie Jacobson · July 30, 2010 • When lightning strikes, one house has to replace two surge protectors while the unprotected neighbor must replace four TVs and a surround-sound system.