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Rocketfish™ - 7-Outlet/2-USB Surge Protector Strip - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 3136 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Surge Protector

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    Russ
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    I bought this rocketfish surge protector to supply power and protect my modem, router, TV, and DVD player. It works really well, and has LEDs indicating the ground and protection status. It's also rated for 2100 joules of absorbtion, which is significantly higher than the insignia one which I believe is only 600 joules. Neither will protect you from a lightning strike (you need a whole-home surge protector for that), but this one will last significantly longer than the insignia as it protects against brown-outs and dirty energy from the grid. The flat wall plug is a nice bonus as well, so are the USB ports. The one flaw is that is doesn't really have many design features to accomodate larger AC/DC adapters such as the ones that came with my modem and router. Something like a couple of the plugs being oriented 90 degrees and spaced further apart would've been a welcome bonus. Currently, I have my modem, router, TV and DVD player hooked up and there is no more room on the surge protector. This isn't entirely the surge protectors fault, but many surge protectors have features to help mitigate this issue, and this one doesn't. Overall though it's a good compact surge protector.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It's a power strip. What more is there to say?

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    overlordspock
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    In the grand scheme of things, this power strip is very similar to many others. The reason I went with this one was that it was rated for 2,100 joules of protection. It's being used for my father-in-law's computer setup. To be fair, I have no idea what would happen if the house took a crack at its electrical system and hope I never have to find out. But, I do know that the super cheapies are worth crap for that type of thing. I don't use the USB ports on this (again, because it's being used for a computer setup). Although I guess it's good that they're there, I don't consider them necessary. There are a bajillion different ways to charge things via USB nowadays. What's one more? It's a power strip. What more is there to say?

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Protection

    Posted
    CleverGirl
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    Not too long after I bought this, my apartment complex dealt with a small surge and power outage. Luckily I had moved all of my remaining electronics to this protector strip and had no issues. All of my electronics still work perfectly 1 month after the incident. I don't know if other people in my complex weren't as lucky, but I'm SO happy to have bought this right before it happened. I can't say a different surge protector wouldn't have done the job, but I CAN say this one did. I also like the way the plugs are arranged to the side vs. on top of each other. Most of my electronics have bulky plugs and the plugs on top of each other make me end up losing 1 to 2 spaces compared to this one where I can use all of them if need be.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Power Strip

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    MGfp
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    This is a great power strip. Good quality. I bought to mount under my stand up desk and allow me to only have one power cord coming off the desk for all the stuff needing power on the desk. This also allows some extra USB charging ports also without needing to take up and additional power plug. The ONE negative is that the outlets are oriented in a way that makes it difficult to put the power bricks into it. If they were turned 90 degrees things would fit better. I had to add one of the 1' cord adapters to be able to plug that in.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    Posted
    Excellent
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    I purchased a new tv and decided to not use the 10+ year old surge protector i had protecting my old tv. So i bought this one, went home and the next day received notice from my utility company that they were about to start work on some power lines in a couple of days. During the time there were periods when the lights in my house flickered and once that the clocks reset themselves. During these periods the tv worked great with no interruptions or issues. It would have been nice if they had provided me with actual hours that there may be outages instead of just saying the next few days .. but i am more than happy with a surge protector that handles, surges, brown outs, and a 1/2 second black out without any indication from the television that it happened.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome!

    Posted
    oracle
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    This was useful to me, I like it a lot. I have a very busy workspace at home, with two monitors and a tablet and big keyboard, speakers, NAS drive, ect, and it was very cluttered. But with this and also a few other products, I managed to clean it up A TON. Now it looks much nicer, is much cleaner, and safer. Definitely would recommend getting this if you have a bunch of equipment you need protection for, especially if you have a lot of adapters, because the sideways plugs on this replaced two normal power strips for me. Now everything is protected, and much much neater! -Also, just as a note, this comes with a fairly long cable, which can obviously be a good or a bad thing, but I love it, makes it much easier to position it where you need it to be.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good Product

    Posted
    Heart723
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    I've become a huge fan of Rocketfish power strips! The outlet plug lays flat so you can easily put it behind a piece of furniture without that piece of furniture sticking out a mile from the wall. The outlets on the strip are decently spaced to allow room for those 'awkward' plugs that leave you wondering who thought designing a plug that way would be a good idea. I love the option of the USB on the powerstrip - more and more products lately are charged via USB only, unless you want to spend money on a wall outlet charger for it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Easy to Use with Sleek Design

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    Chuck
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    I can't speak to the surge protector's ability to prevent damage to hardware because I fortunately have not had a lightning strike since purchasing this power strip. However, I can say that it has a very sleek design. Even the on/off switch is barely visible. Thus, your eye is not drawn to the power strip--exactly what I was hoping for. In addition, it doesn't take must force to insert a plug into the strip. As you may have noticed with other power strips, it can take a significant amount of force to insert a plug into the strip. That is not the case for this strip. I'm very pleased with this surge protector.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very nice, but BIG

    Posted
    Juscurious
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    Heavy duty cord, nice array of outlets. Good sale price. I needed this to replace my travel unit, which took too many surges. (By the way, if the PROTECTED light on your unit is not working anymore, it means the surge protection is used up, and it should be replaced.) I did not read the specs beyond the joules capacity, and this unit, at 14" X 2 1/8" X 1 1/2", is really too large for my preferences. Also, I do not care for the angled plug. Those two things are not a negative; just not my preference. I will keep this for home use and get a smaller one for travel.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Power Strip!

    Posted
    Konawind
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    Hey... I recently bought a sub-$6 power strip from a hardware store. It worked OK, but it was cheaply made and did not give me a lot of confidence. On the other side of the spectrum, you have this Rockerfish power strip that is extremely well made and gives me tons of confidence. It's well made and the AC outlets have a very positive feel. I particularly like using the USB charger ports to charge all of my electronics. The on/off switch also has a good feel to it. Now if it can only give me 20 years of trouble free operation then I know I made a quality purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Your devices have your back, now cover its!

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    AverageTechGuy
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    Whats protecting your precious devices (such as your smart phones and 4k tvs) from power outages or circuit breaks? Why not pay that little extra and get that piece of mind knowing you have that coverage from a Surge Protector! No questions asked, these surge protectors from Rocketfish supply more than enough outlets to cover everything from your home theater set up to your ever growing collection of smart devices expanding throughout your smart home! Build quality is solid and you even get two usb inputs to directly connect any charging cable. 5 out of 5, definitely purchasing more when the time calls!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I like it

    Posted
    Docnice
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    Budget home theater surge protector. Two different / nice features about it are........ There are two lights that must remain lit. If one goes out your equipment is no longer protected. It basically admits its failure. Your equipment will still receive power, however it's unprotected. That confuses me, why design it to continue to give power if it is unprotected? I look and make sure both lights are on frequently. The other is the two USB sockets this unit provides. I plug my Firestick directly into the USB. That frees up another outlet. Overall for the money this unit costs you get a decent product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Price + features = win

    Posted
    OldSkool7Four
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    This Rocketfish power strip has the same great features of much more expensive surge protectors. It has a flat plug, which allows you to plug it into a wall behind a piece of furniture without having to worry about crimping or damaging the plug. It has a small footprint so you can tuck it behind furniture. Most power strips with 7 outlets are much bulkier. One of the best features is the built-in USB charging ports which allows you to charge your gaming controllers, cell phone, wireless headphones, etc. without needing to use another outlet.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Definitely needed..

    Posted
    Bosslady2772
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    I had an electrical problem with my outlet that burned my last surge protector and tried to start a fire in the wall. I caught it in time. After the electrician left, after he had modified the circuit box and updated it, I needed to get new surge protectors. The added ground fault to this power surge protector was what was recommended, and I found it in these. I am grateful for the purchase. It wasn't as expensive as I was told it could be, and I now feel safe with everything going through these protectors. I am very pleased with this decision!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Solid construction,sleek design,good protection

    Posted
    James
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    I bought 2 of these. I already own a larger Rocketfish surge protector. I was looking for a narrow design this time to fit nicely in a couple tight areas. I generally have been happy with Rocketfish products. They seem to be a quality brand overall. The 2 lights tell you if the outlet it's plugged into is a grounded outlet and the other tells if the surge protector is still working. Surge protectors can burn out and cheaper units will not let you know. I have never had one of these go bad yet. Adequate joules rating.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Well-priced power strip

    Posted
    Checkman
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    I purchased this power strip after our older (and more expensive one) starting having issues with some of the sockets and a technician who came out to investigate some cable issues we were having indicated that we didn't really need to run our cable connections through the strip. Anyway, this Rocketfish model has more than enough sockets for the particular location (TV, cable box, DVD, Bose soundbar and Roku box) and we've had no issues with power in any of the sockets.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great surge protector strip

    Posted
    sk3lly
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    I bought this surge protector to replace an APC unit that I have had for a few years. The old one was still lit as providing protection, but I bought the Rocketfish wall outlet protector for my sub-woofer so I decided that I should just go ahead and replace the strip that handles the other pieces of equipment in the system. I really like the look of the strip and the outlet spacing is better than the APC unit that it replaced.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works great - but be careful with on/off switch

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    MSK1
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    This is exactly what I was looking for as I wanted something that I could plug in and move around so I needed a corded option. The USB ports work great and the plug ins are set sideways to help in case you have a "block" to connect. Also 1 plug in is set off from the others if you have a really thick "block" - so it doesn't block other plug-ins.The only issue I have had is accidentally turning it off by putting something on it that hit the switch. More my issue than the device but wanted to mention.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Power Strip

    Posted
    Jonathon
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    Power strips are generally over priced at most retailers. This one was on the reasonable side and even had the angled plug that I really needed. The only issue, and it was not with the product but I am bringing this up since it is a house brand, most of the employees I asked told me that they do not offer power strips at Best Buy with an angled plug. I finally found one that took me strait to this one because he had bought the same one a couple of weeks earlier.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good Solid Power Strip

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    wvumatt
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    Good power strip, seems to be very well built. When you first pick it up you notice how sturdy it feels and that is feels rock solid. Haven't had any issues yet and all of my plugs have fit in without any issue. I also really like its very slim and narrow wall connection since I have to snake it behind a dresser that is very tight against the wall. I have no doubt this will last a long time, hopefully I'll never have to test out it's power surge suppression ability.

    I would recommend this to a friend