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Belkin Surgemaster 8 Way 2m Cable Phone & Modem Protection

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8-way Tel/Modem
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  • 180 degree rotating sockets accommodate large AC adapter blocks without covering an unused socket
  • Eight surge-protected sockets supply complete, 3-line AC protection
  • Built-in-phone line splitter
  • Safety shutters help to protect users and their children
  • Safety shutters over live and neutral ports
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Style Name: 8-way Tel/Modem | Size Name: 2m

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Technical Details
BrandBelkin
Item Weight431 g
Product Dimensions41.6 x 20.2 x 5.8 cm
Item model numberF9M820uk2M
Voltage250 volts
  
Additional Information
ASINB00009RIP6
Best Sellers Rank 28,011 in Computers (See top 100)
Shipping Weight880 g
Date First Available1 Jan. 2001
  
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Style Name:8-way Tel/Modem  |  Size Name:2m

Product Description

Maximum spike amperage (75,000 amps)
£175, 000 connected equipment warranty
Eight surge-protected sockets for sensitive electronics
BlockSpace allows room for large AC adaptors
2 metre (6.5 ft) heavy-duty power cable
Internet-ready telephone/fax protection with built-in phone line splitter for protecting two devices
Surge-protected light indicates protection is functioning properly
Earth indicator light lets you know the socket the unit is plugged into is properly earthed (grounded)
2700 joule energy rating provides maximum protection
Electromagnetic interference/radio frequency interference filtering for clean power

Manufacturer's Description

The Maximum Series offers high-end surge protection for your advanced computers, peripherals, phone/fax, DSL/cable modems, and more. This model boasts 2700 Joules, 75,000 Maximum Spike Amperage, 8-outlets, and a lifetime £175,000 Connected Equipment Warranty.

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Style Name: 8-way Tel/ModemSize: 2m
Don't buy it!

I bought a previous version of this product from Belkin. My decision to buy their product was based largely on the insurance backed guarantee - I liked the idea that the product would protect my equipment, but that if it failed, I could claim on Belkin's insurance so I was covered either way.

A few months ago, my house was struck by lightening and, to my disappointment, the surge protector failed to protect my equipment. I was lucky though in that most of my equipment survived with only about £100 worth damaged. I duly filed my claim with Belkin. Their response has been underwhelming to say the least.

The paperwork involved in making a claim is complex. You have to file a claim with them listing all the serial numbers of the affected equipment and producing original receipts (how many of us have those for every piece of equipment?). After some weeks, they finally agreed to pay up and sent me another form to fill in my bank details, which I duly returned.

And that's where the problems started! I've not heard anything from them since! I've tried to call, but I get put through to their customer support number - which affords me the luxury of listening to classical music for as long as I like (I've tried it many times and so far I've pushed it to 35 minutes at a sitting before losing the will to live). Calling head office gets me through to a receptionist who passes me back to the phone queue but refuses to pass me on to anyone senior. I've also been told someone senior will ring me back - but that didn't happen.

All I want is for the claim to actually be paid. In the meantime, the time I've spent trying to get them to pay up has probably cost me more than the value of the claim.

So if you're thinking of buying a belkin surge protector with a nice insurance backed guarantee - think again!
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Style Name: 8-way Tel/ModemSize: 2m
After spending loads of money on computers and Hi-fi equipment this surge protector seemed the best way to protect my equipment against electricity spikes.
Having already purchased a previous surge protector from Belkin and found it excellent, I felt confident buying the newly designed - and priced, surgemaster.
I purchased two 8-way surgemasters, one with av sockets and one without. The sockets are slightly wider which is very handy for transformers and normal plugs alike. The unit seems well put together and very thoughtfully laid out. I prefer the two rows of four plugs design rather than a long run of eight. My only gripe is that the plugs do not seem to fit perfectly into the sockets and are easily dislodged - something which did not occur on the previous design.
Otherwise, with bold statements of lifetime guarantee and £175,000 warranty you can't go wrong. This is the best way to protect your valuable electrical equipment against surges - although not very common in London.
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Style Name: 8-way Tel/Fax/ModemSize: 4m
This thing is great, 8 Sockets, indication Lights, phone/Modem protection and even a cable tidy thing! But the on/off switch is just so easy to flick by accident. One day I cicked it unknowingly and my whole room turned off. Wasn't happy. So now I've taped it down so it won't happen again.
Overall, technically fabulous but needs a different power switch.
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Style Name: 8-way Tel/ModemSize: 2m
All I wanted was a surge protector. What I got was something that I could plug two comupters and all my telephone lines into. It saved alot of plug space and keeps me feeling safe from any thunder frying my motherboard again.
The only problem I have with it is the delicate switch exposed on the top of the board. When pressed, the circuit is disconnected and everythng plugged into the thing stops working. Very frustrating when something just pushes against it. Even a wire will flip it.
However, this downside dosnt compare to how helpful this product was and id advise it to everyone.
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Style Name: 8-way Tel/Fax/Modem AVSize: 2m
I have had a couple of Belkin units, including this one, fail to protect my equipment. Once a PC just died one day, and I found burn marks on the motherboard PSU connector. The other time with this exact unit there was a lightning strike nearby, and the computer PSU was fried along with my monitor and HiFi amplifier.

Both times I tried to claim from Belkin on their warranty. They make it very hard, and you have to send them the damaged equipment. In both cases they at first refused to pay up, but eventually I got some compensation out of them. Nothing like the value of the items though, only their "second hand" value which for Belkin means car boot sale prices.

I now have a Tripp-Lite and touch wood have no had any problems.
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Style Name: 6-way Tel/Fax/ModemSize: 2m
Having recently purchased a new computer with a Broadband connection, I wanted to ensure my equipment was protected and decided to purchase the 6 Socket SurgeMaster from Belkin. The unit itself is very well designed with colour coded LED's and two of the six sockets with a swivel function. This is extremely useful when plugging in bulky modem power supplies. The unit has sockets for your modem connection and therefore provides even more security from spikes or power surges. With an automatic £100,000 equipment protection warranty, you can be safe in the knowledge that your equipment is safe. Belkin is the market leader for these products and Amazon had one of the lowest prices all round. Highly recommended product.
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