Turn off the lights in your computer or TV room, and you'll probably see eyes peering through the darkness. All of those glowing LEDs, clocks and power switches are sneaky electronic vampires. While you can't slay them with a stake through the heart, you might be able to manage these vampires more easily with the help of a smart power strip. Traditional power strips are an affordable way to expand the number of electrical outlets in your home. But their convenience can encourage you to leave electronics plugged in all the time -- and many devices keep drawing power even when you're not using them. Printers, DVD players, computers and plasma TVs are all examples of products with standby modes that make them convenient to use but suck significant power on the sly.
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The unique surge protector features a 6' cord, 8 total outlets 1 Master, 3 always on, and 4 energy saving outlets that work in sync to efficiently power your electrical devices. This unique energy-saving surge protector automatically switches devices that are controlled by the master device on and off and uses less than one watt of power when fully energized. Item : EE Model : N Each 11 watt LED light bulb provides 25, hours of service — lasting 15 times longer than incandescent bulbs.
It will absorb common household surges—of hundreds or even thousands of volts—before they reach your electronics, preventing damage and fires. In testing, this surge protector was one of the best at preventing voltage from reaching its outlets, plus it safely stops all power once the protection wears out. It has 12 AC outlets plus coax and phone ports.