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  • Sep 26, 2011

The Belkin Twelve-Outlet Surge Protector is one of those products that is hard to get overly excited about. As long as it works, I'm happy. And it does work. I'm not sure if it has ever been put to the test with a powerful electric surge in my home, but if it has, I'm none the wiser and it continues to quietly do its job. No muss, no fuss -- and in lightening prone South Florida, that is appreciated. Brown-outs are a common occurrence in my neighborhood, and none of the items plugged into this power strip have been adversely effected.

It currently is home to seven power cords, 3 of them power bricks and 4 of them standard cords. The symmetrical design facilitates this large number and variety of cords well, and there is plenty of room if I ever need to add 5 more. Frankly, I'm impressed that with this number of electronic devices, it is has no trouble pulling power from a single outlet. Granted I don't generally use them all at once. The Belkin Surge Protector currently resides in our family room with two lamps and our entertainment system components plugged into it. I'm not currently using the Ethernet/phone outlets, but it is nice to have them available and I've run our coaxial cable through the unit. The generous 10' heavy-duty cord and low-profile plug are welcome features as well. The cord routing channel at the base of the unit is a handy feature, though with thick cables its functional space is used up quickly. I have just three of my power cords routed through it, though there is still room for more.

This power strip is rated to 4000 Joules and has a $250,000 equipment warranty. I hope I never have to test Belkin's making good on their warranty, but it certainly is peace of mind to have it. Overall I am quite happy with this well designed power strip and would purchase another if the need arose.

~ Kort
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September 27, 2011
Sounds interesting !
September 27, 2011
About as interesting as a surge protector/power strip can be! :]
September 27, 2011
I agree.
September 26, 2011
I've never read deep enough into the fine print of these things to know about the warranty, but that is definitely good to know!
September 27, 2011
Glad to help. I know, I hate reading warranty info too!
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Safeguard your high-end, home-theater equipment against devastating voltage fluctuations, surges, and spikes with the Belkin Ultimate Surge Protector (BV112234-10). This unit provides protection for up to 12 separate electronic devices, as well as protecting Ethernet, coaxial, and telephone connections. Rated to withstand a surge of up to 4,000 joules, the Ultimate Surge Protector is ideal for protecting 3D and HDTVs, gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, and other expensive electronic equipment against damage.

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Twelve-Outlet Surge Protector with 10-Foot Power Cord with Telephone, Ethernet, and Coaxial Protection

At a Glance:
  • 12 outlets with 4,000 joules of surge protection
  • Ethernet, coaxial, and telephone line protection
  • Ideal for protecting high-end, home-office electronics
  • 10-foot power cord with low-profile plug
  • Colored indicator lights alert you to protection status
  • Mounting holes for secure attachment to walls, baseboards, or furniture
  • Limited lifetime warranty and $250,000 connected-equipment warranty
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Twelve-Outlet Surge Protector with 10-Foot Power Cord with Telephone, Ethernet, and Coaxial Protection
Protects up to twelve high-end electronic devices as well as Ethernet, coaxial, and phone lines.View larger.
12 Outlets with 4,000 Joules of Surge Protection

The Belkin Ultimate Surge Protector allows you to power up to 12 electrical devices using only one AC outlet. It features six large BlockSpace Outlets to accommodate large power adapters without ...

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