Connections, Controls, and
Overview: The Panamax M8-AV Surge Protector features 8 AC outlets
controlled by the unit's power switch. The M8-AV also provides protection for
coaxial and telephone connections. In addition, this surge protector is equipped
with 3 diagnostic LEDs.
AVM Automatic Voltage Monitoring: The
Panamax M8-AV utilizes an AVM (Automatic Voltage Monitoring) system to protect
your connected equipment against prolonged over/under voltages by disconnecting
the power and reconnecting it when safe power returns. The Panamax M8-AV will protect your AV system from catastrophic surges.
Lifetime $5,000,000 Connected
Equipment Warranty: Panamax will replace or repair equipment that is damaged by an AC
or signal line surge while connected to a properly installed Panamax surge protector
(up to $5,000,000).
8 AC Outlets: The 8 AC outlets provide power protection with
transformer spacing between outlets.
Power Cord: The surge protector features an attached 8 ft power cord
with a right-angle, 45-degree offset three-prong plug.
Mounting: The Panamax M8-AV Surge Protector can be placed on the
floor, on a shelf, or inside a cabinet. The M8-AV can also be wall-mounted
using the integrated wall-mount brackets, key-hole slots, and supplied hardware.
Controls, and Indicators
- Bank 1:
The four AC outlets along the top (numbered 1 to 4).
- Bank 2: The four AC outlets along the side (numbered 5 to 8).
- SAT/CATV: 2 Coaxial line inputs and 2 coaxial line outputs (gold-plated, threaded, female F-Connectors).
- Telephone: One telephone line
input and two telephone outputs (RJ-11 connection).
- On/Off Switch: Turns all the outlets On and Off.
- Power On/Protection OK: Green
LED, indicates the surge protector is functioning properly and all equipment
- Ground OK: Green LED,
indicates the wall outlet is properly wired and grounded.
Voltage: Red LED, indicates that incoming voltages are unsafe and the
surge protector has disconnected the power to your connected equipment.
- AC Specification:
- Overvoltage Shutoff: 144V +/-8V
- Undervoltage Shutoff: 90V +/-6V
- Line Voltage: 120VAC, 50/60Hz
- Initial Clamping Level: 200V Peak, 141V RMS,
- Voltage Protection Rating (UL1449 3rd Edition, 3000A): 500V
- Protection Modes: L-N, L-G, N-G
- Maximum Current Rating: 15A (1800W)
- EMI/RFI Noise Filtration: 50dB (100kHz-1MHz)
- Response Time: <1ns
- Single Pulse Energy: 1650 Joules
- Peak Impulse Current: 52,000 A
- Telco Protection:
- Clamping Level: 260V
- Capacitance: 30 pf (approximate)
- Suppression Mode: Metallic and Longitudinal
- Wire Protected: 2-wire, 1-pair (3,4)
- Connectors: RJ-11
- Universal Cable/Satellite Protection:
- Clamping Level: 75V
- Frequency Range: 0MHz-2.2GHz
- Insertion Loss: <0.5dB
- Connections: Female "F"-type, gold-plated
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