A question about surge protectors?

Answer Do NOT mess about with surge protectors.It's faulty so send it back. You have been sold a pig in a poke by the seller.Probably why he was flogging it anyway.If it suddenly decides to play up when y... Read More »

Top Q&A For: A question about surge protectors

Appropriate surge protectors for LCD HDTV?

Answer Monster Power Audio Video Power Center AV 700. I found it at Best Buy.

Do surge protectors wear out?

Surge protectors can wear out over time. Inside a surge protector is an MOV (metal oxide varistor) trapping device that absorbs excessive voltage from power spikes. The life span of the MOV shorten... Read More »

Are surge protectors protecting?

On One Hand: Surge Protectors Save ComputersA surge protector is your most effective line of defense against power surges caused by storms, construction or faulty electrical work. Electrical event... Read More »

How exactly do surge protectors work?

They essentially short circuit to absorb the spike. If it is severe enough, it will sacrifice itself, and you will need to replace the surge protector, or the MOV.More than likely it was power brie... Read More »