HDTV and home theater systems need quality surge protective devices (SPDs).
HDTV prices can range from a couple hundred dollars for a 19 inch LCD to a couple thousand
for a 65 inch LCD. High-end Rear Projection, Smart Laser TVs can reach over $7000.00.
Include a DVD player, surround sound, video game system, cable box, dish receiver, Fire Stick or other electronic device and pretty soon an investment in a home theater scenario has occurred.
NEC Update 2020: SPDs are now required for new or renovated homes.
Home or building surge
protection designs should include more than single point protection devices. A single point SPD is not the best HDTV protection option, especially if that protection device is a surge strip.
The best protection option is a multi-level or cascade design approach.
Using a cascade approach provides the ultimate in home entertainment and theater system protection. This design provides at least two levels of protection vs. single points of protection at the outlet.
Placing a High Quality, High Performance
whole-house surge protector on service entrance panels protect the
entire building wiring from large external surges. These surge events include nearby lightning strikes, grid switches and system faults.
Follow up the service panel SPD installation with individual plug-in SPDs for sensitive equipment. This provides a secondary level of protection or cascade defense design. However, to get the Right Results, they need to be the Right SPDs.
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All SPDs have let-through
voltage. Let-through Voltage is what remains after surge suppressors
react to surge events. Depending on the size of the surge event, remnant voltage can pass into the system. Remnant voltage is very dangerous to electronics.
Note: The Quality of SPDs installed affects the amount of remnant voltage that can pass into the electrical system.
A secondary plug-in SPD placed down-line from the service panel or sub panel device is designed to pick up the remaining damaging voltage that can occur after a large external surge event.
Deploying only a single layer of protection can result in remnant voltage hitting sensitive electronics causing extensive damage. A multi-layer or cascade protection approach is designed to mitigate this possibility and provides the best surge protection options.
For best surge protection practices, include protecting any incoming data or telephone lines as well.
SPD Quality and Performance differ. Don't be fooled.
SPDs are NOT created equal. Not just any SPD will deliver high quality protection results.
These unique SPD designs provide Discrete All-Mode Protection with Optimal Response CircuitryTM. Devices employ a multi-stage, hybrid-network design and include Patented Encapsulation Technology.
Request optional Frequency Responsive Circuitry™ for the ultimate Full Spectrum ProtectionTM. Frequency Responsive CircuitryTM delivers the industry's best RingWave suppression technology. For more information, contact us today.
High Performance SPDs offer high quality options and include 10 Year or Industry Leading 25 Year "No Hassle" Warranty.
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