6 surge protectors for your home entertainment system

6 surge protectors for your home entertainment system

Because of power fluctuations in India, it is a good idea to invest in a surge-protected power strip for your TV and home entertainment setup. Not only does it protect your gadgets and devices from power fluctuations, but is also compatible with international plug points. If you are one that has a number of devices like a Blu-ray player, gaming console, speakers and more sitting under your TV, then you may want to consider a surge protected power strip. 

Belkin Essential Series 8-Socket Surge Protector

The Belkin 8-Socket Surge Protector has 8 sockets which are more than enough for all the gadgets that sit under your TV. It also has a 2-metre power cord which is long enough to reach a wall socket far from your entertainment setup. It acts as a surge protector preventing damage to the connected equipment during voltage fluctuations. It allows you to connect any electronic equipment with 2 or 3 pin plugs. It also caters to international plug formats and can handle a maximum spike current of 19,000Amps. 

Live Tech PS06 with 6 USB 3 Universal Sockets

The Live Tech Universal socket has three outlets for international sockets. It has a rated power of 2500 W with 110 V-250 V surge protector. Since most devices connect via USB, it has 6 USB ports to charge devices under your TV. Users can also connect their Fire TV stick to this saving one USB port on the TV. This spike strip comes with the CE and ROHS certification. The model comes with a push-button to supply or stop the power so you no longer need to switch off the wall power supply. 

Impro Green Colour 11 Socket + 2 USB Ports Tower Socket Spike Buster

If it is a stylish surge protector that you are looking for, then the Impro Green Colour 11 Socket + 2 USB Ports Tower Socket Spike Buster is the one for you. It has a tower design, enabling you to save space on your entertainment setup. It is made using advanced eco-friendly materials, is moist-proof and thermostable. It has a stable base, large space between sockets and USB ports for convenient charging of devices. It has 1 switch and 1 LED indicator for each layer. 

Anchor 22660 Spike Guard

If a simple surge protector is what you are looking for, then you can check out the Anchor 22660. It comes with 10A at 250V. It has 4 ports supporting all international power ports. It has an elegant white design. It also boasts of auto resettable overload protection which will keep all your devices and gadgets safe during power fluctuations.

Gold Medal I-Strip LED Spike Guard

If you are looking to provide multiple layers of protection to your gadgets connected to a multi-socket surge protector, then this model from Gold Metal should do the job for you. It provides 3-way safety from a voltage or current surge, short circuit, and overloading as per company claims. The six universal sockets enable you to connect multiple devices on the same power source, helping you set up your entertainment system with ease without taking too much space. The LED edges on both sides not only give a stylish look to the device but also help you use it with ease under low-light conditions. Finally, it has a 2-metre long cable, allowing you to use it in situations when the main power-point is at some distance. 

Belkin F9E600zb2M-GRY Surge Protector

Here is a surge protector from Belkin with six universal sockets, enabling you to connect all types of plugs. It has the ability to ground AC power and provide 3-line protection to the devices connected to it. It can handle a maximum spike current of 13,000-amps, as per company claims. Another impressive claim made by the brand is that this surge protector has a response time of less than one nanosecond. As a result, you should be fairly confident about safeguarding your gadgets from damages caused due to voltage or current fluctuations. It draws power through a 6.5-feet heavy-duty cable, giving you enough length to set up your entertainment system in a clutter-free manner. 

Ashwin Nair