surge protector


: a device that prevents an electrical surge from damaging electronic equipment

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Recent Examples on the Web Prime subscribers can score exclusive savings on tons of handy items, like this rechargeable lighter and this surge protector, which is equipped with five outlets and four USB ports. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 2 July 2024 Find it on Amazon This Power Strip Makes Up Minimal Space This surge protector was made with cruisers in mind. Mia Meltzer, Rolling Stone, 27 June 2024 This surge protector is also available in a 50-amp version. Kevin Brouillard, Travel + Leisure, 28 Apr. 2023 Note: Don't ever plug a space heater into a power strip, extension cord, or surge protector. Matt Jancer, WIRED, 15 Oct. 2023 The amount of electrical current a surge protector can absorb is measured in kiloAmps. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 3 Mar. 2023 The auction will feature numerous products dating from 1977 to 2008, including Macintosh systems from the '80s, more modern machines like the 2001 iMac G3, and old-school accessories like RH Electronics' Mac N' Frost external fan and surge protector. Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 27 Feb. 2023

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“Surge protector.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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