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Power Surge Protectors
Dec 18, 2012, 8:46 PM
Hi guy's !
As my mobo died by a lighting strike i need a power protectors.
The funny thing that none of the parts died but the mobo itself. Even the modem i was suspecting is alive.
So i need a power surge protector. I can buy only form ebay but you can suggest even from other sites (i can search the name in ebay).
I searched in local shops but they are dirty cheap (5$ - 7$) so i dont trust them.
Is there any criteria when choosing them.
I made some researches but couldnt find a good one .
Budget starts from 0
up to 150$ (But that doesnt mean i need to spend all the 150$ xD )
Dec 20, 2012
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Dec 18, 2012, 9:21 PM
Just surge protection? Tripplite Isobar Ultra or the Belkin Pivot plug one would be my top 2 recommends.
Dec 18, 2012, 9:48 PM
We sell them in my shops...
The GOOD ones come with free INSURANCE... so look for one with that (around £20)
All the best Brett
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Dec 19, 2012, 5:19 AM
Well i have 2 UPS and 1 SPS. But that wsnt enough (the lighting killed my mobo ).
So i thought i would need a power surge protector.
Do i need anything else ?
@ Brett i wish i could buy from your shop
Dec 19, 2012, 11:32 PM
the surge protection on those types usually sucks. The two I recommend have joule rating near 4000 and ups's are usually under 500
ps - bear in mind that nothing will protect you fromo damage from a really close lightning stike, they are just too powerful. lightning is usually rated over a billion joules.
Dec 20, 2012, 4:41 AM
Well i just ordered that Belkin.
I know lightings are to high but just in case
Is there any other way to protect me ? Or just the lighting rod ?
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