In-wall surge protector with power filtration
Our take on the Chief EGX-SF2 by Crutchfield's Jeff Miller
Replace your wall outlet and stay protected
Why do we like in-wall surge protectors? Two reasons — they save space, and they help eliminate the possibility of a family member plugging valuable gear into an unprotected outlet. The Chief EGX-SF2 power filtering wall outlet installs just like a regular wall outlet, so you can have surge protection where bulkier units wouldn't otherwise fit.
In fact, it's a great solution for wall-mounted TVs or ceiling-mounted projectors, since it installs flush in your wall. And Chief collaborated with SurgeX to ensure the EGX-SF2 had top-notch surge protection and line noise filtration.
Who is SurgeX?
Not familiar with SurgeX? Insiders in the event entertainment industry know them well. They've been contracted to provide power protection for many of the country's top arenas, stadiums, and concert halls. Their non-sacrificial surge protection and industrial-grade EMI/RFI filtering keep audio/video gear running and performing its best.
- in-wall surge protector with dual AC outlets
- standard dual-gang housing
- features non-sacrificial surge protection from SurgeX
- can withstand 240 volts of AC continuous power without damage or loss of protection
- multi-stage line noise filtration helps reduce electronic noise, improving performance of connected gear
- LED display for power
- maximum current rating: 15 amps
- 1800 watt maximum output
- includes mounting screws and other hardware
- overall dimensions: 5-1/4"W x 4-1/2"H x 4-1/16"D
- in-wall housing dimensions: 4-3/8"W x 3-15/16"H x 3-7/8"D
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- Note: Installation by a licensed electrician is recommended
- intended for use where an existing drywall finished wall or ceiling is present
What's in the Box:
- AC duplex surge protector outlet
- Outlet box
- Outlet cover
- New work clip
- Two #12-24 x 3/8" screws
- 2 Clips (with wood screws)
- Installation Instructions
Scratch & Dent items may be missing non-essential accessories. In some cases the manufacturer's accessories have been replaced with generic equivalents.
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Features and Specs
|Total AC Outlets||2|
|Joule Rating||Not given|
|Powerline Network Compatible||No|
|Connected Equipment Guarantee||N/A|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Power Filtering & Surge Protection Wall Outlet: The Chief EGX-SF2 is a high-performance, dual gang housing, isolated ground, dual receptacle outlet featuring the SurgeX non-sacrificial multi-stage filtration and surge protection system. The EGX-SF2 improves the reliability and functionality of connected equipment by safeguarding them from high energy transients, lightning strikes, and electronic noise events that can cause damage to your gear.
Note: The Chief EGX-SF2 was co-developed with SurgeX, a brand of AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection.
Non-Volatile/Non-Sacrificial Spike Protection: The Chief EGX-SF2 power filtering & surge protection wall outlet can withstand 240 volts of AC continuous power without damage or loss of protection. The Chief EGX-SF2 does not incorporate sacrificial components of any kind, effectively guaranteeing an unlimited service life without the requirement for testing and/or periodic maintenance. Its non-current limiting design passes full power on a regular circuit; redundant protection circuits.
EMI Filtering: The Chief EGX-SF2 utilizes a ferrite toroid based EMI filter to help eliminate line noise by up to 40 dB. Electromagnetic interference (EMI) is a general type of electric, radio or magnetic interference which is transmitted by conduction or radiation and can be of a very wide frequency range.
Wiring: The Chief EGX-SF2 power filtering & surge protection wall outlet must be connected to a 15 Amp branch circuit. The EGX-SF2 contains four 14AWG wires - White (Neutral), Black (Line), Green (Box Ground), & Green/Yellow (Isolated Ground).
Note: Installation by a licensed electrician is recommended.
Mounting Options: The EGX-SF2 is intended for use in installations where an existing drywall finished wall or ceiling is present. It may only be installed in 1/2" or 5/8" thick standard drywall using the old work clips supplied. It will require a drywall cutout of 4.5" (w) x 4" (h). It may also be installed at a new work site directly to wood or steel studs using the included new work clips. For indoor use only.
Made In The USA: The Chief EGX-SF2 power filtering & surge protection wall outlet offers quality craftsmanship and is made in the USA.
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