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APC - SurgeArrest 11-Outlet Surge Protector - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 557 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Ever.

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    John
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    Almost all of this type of devices, surge protector or not, have the cord coming out of the same end as the switch (because it is cheaper to make). You either have to reach through all the cords to get to the switch or find some way to deal with its own cord. This APC surge protector has solved the problem. While the photographs do not show it, the power cable can be turned to go in either direction! This means that the switch can be placed where it is convenient and all the cords go together out of sight. It is well made and provides good protection. The outlet orientation are different so they more easily accommodate wall worts and regular plugs. The power switch goes on easy but a little more effort is needed to turn it off - probably because it also resets the circuit breaker. It is a little expensive, but the convenience of having the cord go in either direction is well worth it. I usually look at the Joules and go as cheap as I can for the Joules I want but that has changed since I tried this APC protector.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    That’s Great purchase for my Entertainment devices

    Posted
    Fezfez
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    I bought this model to replace an old power strip I've been using for years that finally died. I like this model for a variety of reasons. 1) I like that it has so many outlets, and I like that they're placed in this configuration. Having them facing out like that with the two farther away toward the edge seems like it will be easier to plug in lots of things without any single item taking up more than one outlet. 2) I like that it has four USB adapters with dust covers. This means I can plug my cables directly into the power strip without needing to use additional wall adapters, which will free up some of the regular power outlets for other things, and the dust covers will keep any unused USB outlets from getting chock-full of dust and debris. 3) I like that it has a flat plug-in where it connects to the wall outlet. It means I can have my furniture right up to the wall without this getting in the way. 4) I like that it's a Bestek product. I've bought their products in the past, and they always work well without a problem.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So far, so good.

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    TheDeadWalk13
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    Power surge protectors are kind of hard to review. After all, one doesn’t know if it works until there’s a power surge. However, the apc 11 outlet power surge protector has really helped my modest home theater set up. With it’s swiveling cord, this thing can be placed probably anywhere one needs it. The the two usb charging ports allowed me to put away the wall adapter that came with my phone. It will even charge a tablet as well. Also the layout of the plugs really helps with keeping large adapters to one side and leaving other outlets available for remaining plugs. This is a bonus when trying to manage the multitude of cords within a set up. The outlets also feature covers that slide to close. Nice feature there. Overall, this is a really well designed product. Hopefully, it works when needed. I believe if you register your product and it does fail, coverage up to a certain dollar amount is offered. Could be wrong though.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    I ordered 2 protectors and both were defective

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    TheCount
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    I ordered 2 of these surge protectors and received them today. I was disappointed in their quality. They seemed quite flimsy. But the real problem is that there is an indicator on the protector that will indicate if you have overloaded the power strip. It will glow yellow. After just plugging in one item (a clock radio), the light started to dimly blink yellow. I then plugged in a TV and the yellow light became more intense. From the instructions it states that you must remove any items that cause the yellow light to come on. This means that I cannot plug anything into this power strip. The second one basically did the same thing although it did allow me to plug 2 items in before the yellow light indicator came on. I did use different electrical items and a different electrical outlet. I have to assume that both are defective if I can't even plug more than one item into it. I will be returning them to Best Buy as soon as I can.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      APCProductSupport

      Thank you for reaching out to us and providing feedback about the unit. I am sorry to hear about the issues you are facing with the unit. The light will come on if the load is above 12 amps so I would just verify that the equipment is drawing more than that. If you believe the equipment is under 12 amps please do not not hesitate to reach out to an APCbySchneider support team so we can look into this issue further. We offer email and chat services through our support site and you may also contact us directly at 800-800-4272 option 4. APC

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Not cheap, but it's very robust

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    Superb
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    I intentionally tried to find the heaviest surge protector I could find, and this worked perfectly. I have my xbox, monitor, router and modem all placed on top of a tv stand that's sitting on top of a dresser, therefore, some of my plugs weren't reaching down to the ground where my old surge protecter was. I had to have something that I could sit behind my monitor, but that was heavy enough that it didn't slide around and fall behind my dresser. I'm not exactly sure how much this surge protector weighs, but it ain't going anywhere--it's like a stone. With loads of outlets, some of them with nice spaces, as well as having usb slots for charging, coupled with the heavy weight of the unit, I am very satisfied.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great layout for a surge protector

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    Freya
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    This APC has 11 outlets. Five through the center for standard plugs and six wide spaced for any type transformer use. Outlets not in use can be covered by built in sliding covers. It has a 15amp max load. Of the three indicator lights, red is for power on, yellow lets you know when you're close to a 15amp draw, and the green advises you the connections are protected from a voltage spike. It has a high joule rating to handle a good voltage hit. It works well for my home entertainment setup. I've always liked APC products because they're built with the purpose in mind.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works as Needed

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    aifv
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    Needed some extra plugs and this works like a charm. Flat plug is nice too since the clearance between my desk and wall is a bit tight. The USB ports are nice and work well too--I have a lot of USB chargeable objects and the onboard USB ports are really nice additional features. The only real complaint is that the cord is a bit short, but I knew that getting this--still wish it was a little longer though. Don't know how it holds up to actually protecting anything and granting the warranty yet... but hopefully I'll never have to find out.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Lots of well spaced outlets.

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    GeeMunee808
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    Bought this as a replacement for a generic surge protector purchased from one of the big-box home improvement stores. Although that surge protector’s indicator light showed that it was still protecting, my work desktop cpu got fried somehow while all the other components were fine. I purchased this as APC has some quality products that we use and I’m hoping it’ll stand up better than the previous one did. It has multiple outlets that are spaced apart and organized just the way I need it. There are six plugs that accommodate larger, transformer type plugs in addition to five regular outlets. Time will tell if this product protects the way it should.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    An important device not to be neglected!

    Posted
    John
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    APC is a brand I have used before. It was moderately priced and has the features I wanted. But beyond that, who knows? I should have researched it more ahead of my TV purchase and suggest you do so. Where we live in the mountains (hills?) outside of Warren, the threat of lightning strike is very real. We recently watched a big lightning flash that took out all of the hdmi connections on our old TV, ruined a Blueray player and messed with our over the air antenna rotater. But hopefully my new TV, soundbar, etc. are all protected now.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Such an amazing product!!

    Posted
    SylvanPhaedra
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    I work from home and I live in an older home, so not a lot of outlets and a lot of things to plug into outlets. This was the greatest surgebar I have ever purchased! I am able to get all my work devices plugged in as well as my gaming devices and still have room left over!! Only thing I cant accurately review is its ability to tell if its overloaded as my outlets are old and not done right so that part I don't know about but the rest of this product is amazing!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    GREAT, STURDY AND VERY USEFUL PRODUCT

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    SABYASACHI
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    I HAVE THIS ITEM FOR A COUPLE OF MONTHS NOW AND ITS WORKING ABSOLUTELY FINE. IT HAS PLENTY OF CONNECTION OPTIONS AND LIKE ME IF YOU ARE USING IT FOR A HOME THEATER SETUP, WITH OCCASIONAL CHARGING OF USB DEVICES, THE PRODUCT IS MOST APPROPRIATE. HOWEVER ONE LESS STAR FOR NOT HAVING THE COAXIAL SURGE PROTECTION OPTION WHICH COMES IN MODEL WITH 8 OUTPUTS AND A SIGNIFICANTLY LESS COST. APC IS A TRUSTED NAME AND SO IS BESTBUY, HOPEFULLY THE PRODUCT WILL PROVIDE A GOOD SERVICE FOR A LONG TIME.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Surge Protector at a Good Price

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    MacMan
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    This surge protector has gotten great reviews at other sites, and has a very high Joule rating of 2880, which is needed to prevent this from wearing out. I do wish it had lower L-N, L-G, and N-G ratings, but the higher Joules will help with this. APC is a top-notch trusted brand and this product does not disappoint. The power cable can swivel which allows for a more seamless installation and is greatly appreciated and convenient.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice outlet layout

    Posted
    Yzeke
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    Specs were good for the price. I really like the outlet layout. Cord is plenty long. The angled plug is a little funky. Purchased 2 to replace old surge protectors (not the same product or manufacturer) that saved my electronics during an electrical surge that took out multiple unprotected things in my house. Unfortunately with a product like this you don’t know how good it works until the time comes.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for all those adaptors

    Posted
    wgnr1bradley
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    I bought this because all our charging adaptors are in one place and I could not find a surge protector that would accommodate all my chargers. That is, until I found this one. It comfortably fits all the charging adaptors for all my devices. I can now leave all the adaptors plugged in and ready to go rather than having to move them around and play jigsaw trying to get them to fit. Whether it's the adaptors for an iPad or iPhone, Kindle Fire, Nintendo 3ds, Galaxy Note 5, or Harmony docking station; they all fit and with room to spare.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for home office

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    JustMe
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    I bought these specifically for my home office as well as the family desktop. I'm able to plug in what I need to and love the USB ports on it. Thanks to that, I was able to eliminate several items that needed to be plugged into the outlets, thus giving me more room for the other things I need plugged in. I've been able to go from having to use multiple outlets to just having this plugged into 1 outlet, and it covers everything! While there has been no outages yet, I have some peace of mind using this.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good Solid Surge Protector

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    Melissus2Go
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    My company used APC surge protectors and the staff in the IT department swore by them. Needing one for home, I bought this one. Of course you never know how well it works until you need and you hope you won't ever need it so I've only the "word of mouth" of someone else as to the quality of this product. It appears to be working fine.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Neat little touches

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    gwtbike
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    Great surge protector with some neat little touches like the swivel on the power cord which makes it so you can place it in a few different orientations and a nice separation of the 6 outer outlets. I do wish the inner outlets had more spacing as that is totally possible since there is all that empty space where the APC logo is placed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Didn't Know APC made surge protectors

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    Everyman
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    I have a lot of confidence in APC Products, so I bought this surge protector not having known they made these products before! Nice looking unit that is easy to use. I'm happy to know my sensitive equipment is protected by an APC product. I've had one of their back-up power sources for the past 11 years ana it still works...which I can't believe, so buy APC with confidence!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!

    Posted
    Tori66
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    I bought this surge protector when it was on sale and I would have bought more if they had been in stock. Awesome product and amazing price!! It has so many outlets going in different directions and USB ports. If I tried to buy one of these at another store like Frys or Home Depot... the cost would have been triple.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great product but you need space for it

    Posted
    BestBuyFan8103
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    The number of devices that need charging, connectivity or otherwise has been steadily increasing and my current 6-outlet surge protector wasn't cutting it. So I got this one, which was a daily deal and it has been great but if you have a cramped desk or office space you should be careful you don't accidentally kick it.

    I would recommend this to a friend