BELKIN SURGE PROTECTOR
Your Trusted Household Protection Against Electrical Spikes
Keep your home, electronic devices, and appliances safe from unforeseen voltage fluctuations, power spikes, lightning strikes, and transient electricity that might damage and destroy them. The Surge Protector Power Strip has a built-in voltage sensing circuitry that detects and responds to your device’s power needs.
Low Profile Build, High Efficiency Protection
The clean, modern, and sleek form fits seamlessly with any home interior design. Rated with up to 2500-Joule energy for a dependable surge protection for your valuable devices.
Ideal for Work or Game Stations
The minimalist profile blends easily with your home appliance, office equipment, or gaming room units providing a single power source surge-protected extension cord for a clutter-free desk.
Convenient Status Indicators
The green “”protected”” indicator informs you when your equipment is secured, while the red “”not grounded”” indicator warns you when the electrical wiring is not properly grounded.
Child Safety Sliding Locks
Each outlet has a sliding safety cover that closes when it is not in use. The covers also prevent dusts and other small particles from entering the socket.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The protective components inside the surge protectors that absorb over-voltage spikes will eventually wear out. Most estimates put the average lifespan of a surge protector from 3 to 5 years.
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NO! We bought it in the USA and used it in POLAND, it shuts down with catastrophic results, DO NOT USE IT WITH 220 V SOCKET, ONLY 120
I tried to send an ".avi" video of the plug & strip from my movie camera, but Amazon says "This file format is not supported", even though ".avi" is in the list of acceptable formats. So I give up. The written descriptions by other people are accurate, though.
I always make me see fire when I read that someone has suggested using a GFIC or simply replacing a two prong with a three prong. BOTH type outlets require a hot, neutral and ground in order to work correctly. Plugging anything which is three prong into something that is not wired correctly will give you absolutely no … I always make me see fire when I read that someone has suggested using a GFIC or simply replacing a two prong with a three prong. BOTH type outlets require a hot, neutral and ground in order to work correctly. Plugging anything which is three prong into something that is not wired correctly will give you absolutely no protection in the even of over heating the wires…this is why current code required a ground with; it is so the circuit breaker pops when it is suppose to. GFIC do not work as they are suppose to for the same reason; sure you can wire them in yet you will be placing a costly outlet in which would work the same as the one you are removing. Best option is to run a ground wire even it it is only to that one outlet. Old code allowed for a ground wire to me placed on galvanized cold water pipe because the pipe eventually went into the ground and provides a very good ground with done correctly. The only issue with this is after years of who knows what the water pipe may not actually be a suitable ground any longer due to couplers that are not conductive breaking the pipe so that it no longer has a full run into ground. They still sell the ground clamps at many hardware stores however if you choose this simple path make sure you are grounded by testing it the outlet afterwards or testing the intended pipe prior to completing the task. The other options are to run a ground with from main to outlet or install a ground stake (they are very long and must be into the ground their full length) then attach the ground wire (these two usually require someone with more than novice abilities). Protect your self, your home and your equipment by doing things correctly, smh.
Yes, it is next to where the cord connects to the body of the unit.
I have a similar but earlier Belkin wall surge protector. The problem is that it is on a switchable wall socket. When I switch off my table lamp by the wall switch, the entire protector is switched off. I sure wish they had a wall surge protector that had plugged into both wall sockets.
Here are its dimensions, KCR:
Height: 1.5 Inch (3.81 cms) … Here are its dimensions, KCR:
Height: 1.5 Inch (3.81 cms)
Length: 12 Inch (30.48 cms)
Width: 4 Inch (10.16 cms)
I have the 3-outlet model (with 2 USB ports), and there is no UL approval listed on the label. But it has worked well for me, even in Europe (weird voltage) for 4 years. Note that my model# is BZ-103050. Perhaps the early models were not listed with UL? I can tell you it takes some time to get the approval.
Coaxial protection is not directional, you can use either F-connector for input or output.
2 amps can handle higher electrical current compare to 1 amp.
Yes, Pete. All our Belkin Surge Protectors are UL Certified.
Mine came with an 8 foot cord. I see some people said theirs came with a 6 foot cord also. You could call amazon customer support and they will tell you if you give them the item number. Tell them of the descrepency and have them measure it for you. It should have an 8 foot cord like the main headline states.
The "Protected" light should be normal operation. The "Not Grounded" implies the outlet doesn’t have a good ground. You could try different outlets. If it’s just the one outlet that gives the "not grounded" light, that could be a problem. If the "not grounded" lights up on every outlet, and outlets that you’re sure… The "Protected" light should be normal operation. The "Not Grounded" implies the outlet doesn’t have a good ground. You could try different outlets. If it’s just the one outlet that gives the "not grounded" light, that could be a problem. If the "not grounded" lights up on every outlet, and outlets that you’re sure are good (try another house?), then maybe the Belkin unit is defective. Inexpensive outlet testers are available at Lowes, Walmart, etc. that will test your outlets. If you really have a bad ground, you should have a qualified person fix it, or at least don’t plug in anything that needs to be grounded for safety.
No, it will not work. This has a fixed third prong, and if your outlet has no opening for that, it can’t even be plugged it. As Belkin would point out, it needs that third grounding pin to provide surge protection, and you’re not going to get that from any two-prong outlet. You’d be better off just buying a multi-outle… No, it will not work. This has a fixed third prong, and if your outlet has no opening for that, it can’t even be plugged it. As Belkin would point out, it needs that third grounding pin to provide surge protection, and you’re not going to get that from any two-prong outlet. You’d be better off just buying a multi-outlet adapter with no surge protection, since it’s bound to be cheaper, and much more likely to fit in a two-pronged outlet.
Hi. It’s 1.5 Inch (3.81 cms).
Hi Jeannette. The surge protector will protect your TV or any devices plugged into the device.
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Gosh, Amazon, stop mixing these very different (although similar) products together in one review section. These Belkin surge protectors come in 3 & 6 outlet models as well as 1A & 2.1A USB ports. And some are swivelable. If you want to charge your iPhone, you will need a model with a 2.1A USB port.
Anyway, I chose Belkin SurgePlus 6-Outlet Wall Mount Surge Protector with Dual USB Ports (2.1 AMP / 10 Watt) which has the 2.1 USB ports that are working great to charge my iPhone and other power hungry devices.
This appears to be a very good surge protector with both a "protected" indicator and a ground-fault indicator. The electrical outlets are well spaced with firm/tight connections. I am happy to have this on-the-wall surge protector eliminating wires from being on the floor.
I expect to get many years of dependable use from this Belkin product.
My first Belkin power strip lasted outside thru the subzero temperatures of the Texas snowstorm of 2021. I plugged it into a trailer with electricity and my neighbors and I ran extension cords into it so that we had power in the storm. It served us proudly during this dark time in Texas. The day the freezing temperatures were over, it gave out.
Today June 2022 I got a new one to go inside my home. The cord for my TV is really short and the Belkin has a 12ft cord. I know my Belkin can handle anything if necessary.
Gives me 6 plugs instead of 2. The reason I bought this version is I have the other 3 plug rotating Belkin one they make, no screw, but given its location behind a dresser when I would go plug something into it; it would come out of the wall a bit. So having the screw to hold it keeps it nice and stable. Also it has some of the highest joule protection for its size that I’ve seen. It also has two nice USB ports for charging since we all have devices these days. Great upgrade to a wall outlet. If your looking to charge a lot of devices though I would check some other plug upgrades that offer protection and faster charging and more ports then two. Says 2.A combined can handle phones and tablets, I tried my phone and is as fast as another brand outlet to USB port charger i bought so its plenty good for phone charging. It is also very sleek, and imo dresses up the outlet in a toned down way.
There is no cord so I don’t know why that’s a option in the rating, I wouldn’t travel with it as you need a screwdriver to install it, and its versatile being 6 plugs, surge protector and having USB ports.
I really do not plug anything directly into a wall socket anymore. I have a full house surge suppressor and a house that was built in this century but I really like the additional security of using surge protectors. One critical item for me is that the surge protectors are UL certified to meet their 1449 standards. I am too concerned about fire hazards to use any surge strips that are not UL certified. I trust the Belkin brand which has the UL seal on the bottom.
Belkin is the brand that I have throughout most of my house. I like the flat grey style with varied outlet spacing which permits easy insertion of adapters. They all have a sturdy, thick cord which is available in various lengths.
The older models that I have mostly include the coaxial and telephone protector feature. I find that I don’t use either at all and was happy to see that I can now purchase this streamlined version that just gives me outlet protection.
I have never had a Belkin surge protector stop working for me. Fortunately, I have never had a major surge that destroyed any of them either. I do appreciate the convenient on/off switch and light since it makes it easy for me to turn them off when there is a major electrical storm or when I am away. This Belkin eight outlet protector with an eight foot cord meets my needs in a number of areas.
So Ive picked up a few of these just for the USB ports for device charging around the house. Never gave it much thought as to the worth of them until 3 days ago when my house nearly caught on fire because of some bad wiring on the street side. It’s an old house with no neutral at the meter box. I didn’t know this was an issue until it started blowing stuff up. If you plugged in anything stronger than a night light, it was pulling so much juice that it would fry itself. Now I’ve always been a big believer in surge protectors for computers and such and in the process of the whole thing I lost a few good strips, but since those units typically cost me $40+, I was expecting them to sacrifice themselves to protect my stuff. But these little things…? I fully expected everything plugged in to these to be done-sies. And at first glance, I was kinda upset because nothing connected to these outlets would turn back on after the power issue got fixed. It’s not until I started testing everything that I discovered the truth. Every single one of these save 1 had died (out of 6). And everything plugged in to these survived! I lost 2 box fans, a vacuum cleaner, my bathroom vent, and a stack of other stuff but all the things that were plugged into these surge protectors made it out alive. Hell I even lost a few sockets all together. They sacrificed themselves to save my stuff and for that, I’m hella thankful. So today I’m buying 6 more. If you were on the fence or had any reservations about these units, take it from me, worth every penny and then some.
I especially like the way the outlets are arranged. This layout makes for less conflict between plugs. I’ve purchased other surge protectors where the outlets are arranged in two horizontal rows of three, one row right above the other. Because so many devices have plugs that extend the width and height of the row, it’s impossible to use all 6 outlets.
The Belkin layout provides enough space between the two columns to accommodate longer plugs. Also, the USB ports are located on the top of the surge protector. It makes for easy USB access. Some brands place the USB outlet below the plugs which makes it difficult or impossible to access when devices with large plugs are plugged in.
Over the years I’ve purchased several Belkin surge protectors. They last longer than their competition. I’ve swapped out all competitor protectors and now only use Belkin.
I have three areas each of which have numerous electronic devices that require AC power—and it makes sense to supply each those areas with its own power strip. This 8-outlet strip fits inside a nice tall walnut cabinet off to the side of my desk that houses a printer, scanner, document shredder, AA battery charger, FM radio, and wireless router.
I mounted this power strip horizontally on an inside wall of the cabinet by using two 1/2" long #4 sheet metal screws—screwed "not quite" flush with the surface.
The shredder is obviously the biggest power draw, but the power strip handles everything adequately. It would NOT be wise to use any power strip of this sort to run a shop full of heavy duty table saws, drill presses, and lathes.
Honestly, I have a lot of tech and two wall outlets aint gunna cut it. I put this one next to my bed in the bedroom. I’ve tried maxing it out and the darn thing works like a charm. At one time I pluged in my phone, massage pillow, Alexa, charged my headphones, charged my smart watch, and laptop and it worked great! esp, if you worried about rolling outages or surges, make sure to get one like this with a surge protector. I wouldn’t recomend plugging in too many high voltage stuff like laptop, heaitng blanket and AC in it all at once but it looked like it could handle a good amount of stuff pretty well.
I purchased this outlet for my kitchen counter below my cabinets. I had a problem with unplugging the cord for countertop accessories as when I would pull the cord, it would pull the adapter from the wall plug and I would loose power to everything that was plugged in and I would have to reset clocks and preferences on my appliances. This product is attached to the wall mounted plugs with the screw at the center of the product and I can screw it tight against the wall. I can now pull cords without disturbing any other appliances.
Bought one (6-outlet wall mount type) for a computer room 4 years back and loved it so much I’ve been buying them every time an outlet needs surge protection and/or extra outlets. I probably own 6 now, and am looking to buy more as I settle into my new house! I’ve even got one on the ceiling of my garage with a projector, motorized screen, and my garage door opener coming out of it. It’s solidly built, attractive, and mounts rock solid on the wall as long as the outlet itself is mounted well. The 2 USB outlets aren’t always needed everywhere, but it’s nice to have them handy for you or a guest to charge their phones/accessories.
This solves so many problems in one durable box!
– It doesn’t occupy/clutter precious floor space like normal power strips.
– Always easily accessible. No more diving under the entertainment center to find your power strip.
– It provides surge protection with a reassuring and not-too-bright green indicator light (which also helps you know the power is on).
– USB charging with enough amps to charge my iPad (1st gen).
– The "Not Grounded" light is fantastic for peace of mind. I rented one house where a majority of the plugs were NOT grounded despite being 3-prong, and this helped me ensure I used the grounded outlets for my electronics.
Installation is a breeze! Just unscrew the screw from the outlet’s faceplate (try not to stick the screwdriver into the outlet…), plug this in, screw it in place with its included screw, and you’re good to go! To avoid losing the original faceplate screw, I tape it to the bottom of the Belkin box with a piece of standard Scotch tape–out of sight yet secure and very easy to find when I go to remove the surge protector at a later time.
– The outlets are a little close together. I’ve solved this with 1-2ft extension cords to deal with large plugs and wall warts when required.
– I’ve encountered one set of outlets in my 1984 home that this wouldn’t fit on. I solved this by sawing off the plastic piece that normally goes into the bottom outlet’s ground. It was able to mount just fine after that with no noticeable reduction in mount stability.
– Doesn’t work on GCFI outlets because they typically don’t have the center mounting screw.
– The outlets themselves can be a little tight. I’ve had some new ones that needed to be broken in a bit before they would easily accept things being plugged into them. I’d rather them be too tight than too lose, of course, especially when this thing needs to hold up wall warts.
I can’t recommend this product enough! Buy it!
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