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Monster FlatScreen PowerProtect 200

Surge suppressor for flat-panel TVs

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Item #: 119AVFL200
 

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by Ralph Graves
Monster Cable

The Monster FlatScreen PowerProtect 200 safeguards your flat-panel TV from harmful power surges and spikes. Two protected AC outlets keep your gear safe — one for your TV and one for your DVD player or another component. A protected coaxial connection guards against surges coming through your cable or satellite TV line. And the direct plug-in design lets you use the outlet behind your TV, keeping things neat and cords out of sight.

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Highlights:

  • 2 protected AC power outlets
  • 1 set of coaxial input/output jacks for cable TV or satellite TV connection
  • direct plug-in design
  • Dual Mode Plus™ circuitry automatically disconnects from AC power in the event of sustained over-voltage
  • audible surge alarm
  • 1110 Joule protection
  • 24k gold-plated contacts for efficient power transfer
  • 2-3/8"W x 4-5/16"H x 1-7/16"D (2-1/4"D with prongs)
  • 5 year, $50,000 connected equipment warranty (covers equipment damaged by an AC power, cable, telephone or lighting surge while connected to properly installed Monster Cable surge protector)
  • warranty: limited lifetime
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Features and Specs
Type
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On-wall
Total AC Outlets
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2
High-Current Outlets
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None
USB Connections
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None
RF-EMI Filtering
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No
Joule Rating
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1100
Powerline Network Compatible
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No
Connected Equipment Guarantee
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$50,000
Width (inches)
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2-3/8
Height (inches)
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4-5/16
Depth (inches)
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1-7/16
Weight (pounds)
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0.37
Parts Warranty
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Lifetime
Labor Warranty
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Lifetime
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What's in the box?

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  • 2 Outlet PowerProtect
  • Instruction sheet (English/French/Spanish)

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Warranty

Features

Overview: The Flatscreen PowerProtect 200 surge protector mounts directly to a dual wall outlet. It is equipped with two AC outlets and a coaxial input and output.

SurgeGuard: The SurgeGuard circuitry features high capacity protection (1,100 joules) against performance-damaging power surges and spikes. It also prevents power disturbances from traveling down the coaxial cable connection to other home theater components.

24k Gold Contacts: The 24k gold plated coax contacts maximize signal transfer and corrosion resistance.

Dual Mode: Dual Mode disconnect circuitry also protects against secondary surges and spikes.

Coax Input/Output Terminals: The unit features two threaded coaxial connectors (1 input/1 output) on the bottom panel to protect your equipment from surges on the coax line. They are compatible with cable, antenna, or satellite signals.

Mounting: The Flatscreen PowerProtect 200 is designed to be used with a properly grounded, dual three-prong 110-120V AC outlet. It plugs into the top outlet and a plastic post slides into the ground opening of the bottom outlet.

Warranty

Product Warranty: The Flatscreen PowerProtect 200 power center carries a limited lifetime warranty. The warranty extends only to the original purchaser and is non-transferable.

Connected Equipment Warranty: There is also a 5-year, $50,000 connected equipment warranty. Monster Cable will replace, pay to repair, or pay the fair market value of equipment that is damaged by an AC power or cable surge while properly connected to the Monster Cable Flatscreen PowerProtect 200. Properly connected means that all AC and signal paths into the equipment must be protected, and that there are no unprotected ground paths or the $50,000 warranty is invalid.

 
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3 out of 5

Great idea, not so great implementation

Written By Scott, Laytonsville, MD on Monday, August 06, 2012
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I wanted a compact surge protector for power and coaxial cables. This is exactly what I wanted. Until I got it and realized that, with my outlet close to the countertop, I can't connect the coax. The coax connections point down a good ways from the outlet and there is no way to change it. Even if I had more space underneath, the covering over the coax connections means you have to remove it from the outlet to screw in the coax.
Pros:
compact power and cable in 1
Cons:
poor coax connection design
1 out of 1 people found this helpful
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5 out of 5

Monster FlatScreen PowerProtect™ 200

Written By Anonymous, Texas on Saturday, March 24, 2012
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Perfect for protectin my led and bluray
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Good product, fair price

Written By Harry, Reading, MA on Saturday, February 28, 2009
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Excellent picture quality, snug fit (just right, not too loose, not too tight), quality materials, no burrs or sharp edges on the metal, uniform gold plating. I work in electronics and can easily pick out a cheap-o or high quality cable. This is high quality.

Some reviews say this is too expensive. Not at all. This is a a quality cable at a fair price. Will not hesitate to buy more as I add components.
9 out of 11 people found this helpful
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5 out of 5

Safety that blends right in

Written By Jennie, San Francisco Bay Area on Wednesday, September 10, 2008
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When I ordered the television I added this surge protector to the order, hoping it would provide protection for the equipment while creating a very small footprint. I'm happy to say it fills the bill. It does everything I hoped it would, fitting directly into the outlet and providing surge protection for two plugs and a coaxial cable. The indicator light is easy to see; it's a very nice surge protector for a flat screen set-up.
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