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Panamax SP8-AV

Power line conditioner and surge protector

Item # 299SP8AV

Guard your home theater system against harmful spikes and power fluctuations with the Panamax SP8-AV.

Guard your home theater system against harmful spikes and power fluctuations with the Panamax SP8-AV.

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Item # 299SP8AV

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$89.99

About the Panamax SP8-AV

Guard your home theater system against harmful spikes and power fluctuations with the Panamax SP8-AV. This surge suppressor also filters out the RF (radio frequency) and electromagnetic interference that can degrade your system's performance.

Guard your home theater system against harmful spikes and power fluctuations with the Panamax SP8-AV. This surge suppressor also filters out the RF (radio frequency) and electromagnetic interference that can degrade your system's performance.

The SP8-AV comes with eight outlets, each conveniently spaced to allow for bulky transformers. A set of coaxial input/output jacks protects your cable, antenna, or digital satellite TV connections. There's also a protected telephone line input/output.

The surge suppressor reacts in less than a nanosecond during a spike, breaking the connection to keep your equipment safe. The 6-ft. power cord's right-angle plug hugs the wall, for an easy fit behind a chair or sofa.

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Product highlights:

  • 8 protected AC power outlets
  • Protect or Disconnect™ circuitry
  • EMI/RFI noise filtering for clean power
  • 1 set of coaxial RF input/output connectors for cable TV or antenna connections
  • 1 set of phone line input/output jacks
  • 6-ft. power cord with right-angle plug
  • 1125-joule protection
  • response time: less than 1 nanosecond
  • 11-7/16"W x 1-13/16"H x 4-15/16"D
  • warranty: lifetime on SP8-AV
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • lifetime $50,000 connected equipment warranty (covers equipment damaged by an AC or signal line surge while connected to properly installed Panamax surge protector); valid only in the United States and Canada
  • MFR # SP8-AV

What's in the box:

  • Surge protector with attached 6' power cord
  • Installation Instructions (English/French/Spanish)
  • Warranty sheet (English/Spanish/French)

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Features

Overview: The Panamax SP8-AV Surge Protector features 8 AC outlets controlled by the unit's power switch. The SP-AV also provides protection for coaxial and telephone connections. In addition, this surge protector is equipped with 2 diagnostic LEDs.

Surge Protection: The Panamax SP8AV eliminates voltage irregularities and protects your AV system from catastrophic surges. 

Lifetime $50,000 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 $50,000).

8 AC Outlets: The 8 AC outlets provide power protection with transformer spacing between outlets.

Power Cord: The surge protector features an attached 6 ft power cord with a right-angle, 45-degree offset three-prong plug.

Connections, Controls and Indicators

AC Outlets:

  • 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)

Input/Output:

  • Ant/CATV: Coaxial line input and output (gold-plated, threaded, female F-Connectors)
  • Telephone: One telephone line input and telephone output (RJ-11 connection)

Controls:

  • On/Off Switch: Turns all the outlets On and Off

Indicators:

  • Power On/Protection OK: Green LED, indicates the surge protector is functioning properly and all equipment is protected
  • Ground OK: Green LED, indicates the wall outlet is properly wired and grounded

Specifications

AC Power Specifications:

  • Initial Clamping Level: 200 Volts Peak, 141 Volts RMS
  • UL 1449 Suppression Rating: 330 Volts
  • Protection Modes: L-N, L-G, N-G
  • Maximum Current Rating: 15A (1800 W)
  • EMI/RFI Noise Filtration: 45 dB (100kHz to 1 MHz)
  • Response Time: Less than 1 nanosecond
  • Single Pulse Energy Dissipation: 1125 Joules
  • Peak Impulse Current: 60,000 amperes

Telephone and Cable Satellite Circuit Specifications:

  • Telephone Clamping Level: 260 Volts
  • Capacitance: 30pf (approx)
  • Suppression Modes: Metallic and Longitudinal
  • Wires Protected: 2 wires (3, 4)
  • Ant/CATV Clamping Level: 75 Volts
  • Frequency Range: 0 MHz-2.2 GHz
  • Insertion Loss: Less than 1 dB

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3 questions already asked

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Can I put a UPS after this power conditioner with no ill effects?
[ MARK  Aug 30, 2020 ]
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I have no idea. You may want to ask Crutchfield tech support.
[ William  Sep 12, 2020 ]  Staff
A
Not recommended, look into daisy chaining and the risks.
[ Adam  Sep 10, 2020 ]  Staff
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I'm looking to upgrade the power protection in my headphone setup. I would be connecting a Schiit Mani preamp to this, which is prone to RF interference. From what I've read, connecting a braided ground strap from the phono ground to the power conditioner will help. My question is, if I were to try that with this Panamax, where would I even connect the strap on it?
[ Ryan  May 19, 2018 ]
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I am sorry I have no idea..
[ SAVANNAH C  Jun 03, 2018 ]  Staff
A
Unfortunately I do not know the answer to your question. My connections are pretty much standard with receiver and other devices.
[ Don  Jun 03, 2018 ]  Staff
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I am more than satisfied with the panamax, but I amafraid I cannot answer the question. Sorry.
[ VINCENT  Jun 03, 2018 ]  Staff

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