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Furman AC-215A

Compact power line conditioner and surge protector

7 Reviews | 1 question - 2 answers

Item # 756AC215A

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Our take on the Furman AC-215A

About the size of a hardback novel, the AC-215A brings reliable power protection to a wide range of applications. You can mount it behind a projector, LCD or plasma screen — or inside of a rack, on a wall or a ceiling, or just about any other location where discreet power conditioning is needed. Mounting brackets are included.

Dependable power for tight spaces

Furman AC-215A

About the size of a hardback novel, the AC-215A brings reliable power protection to a wide range of applications. You can mount it behind a projector, LCD or plasma screen — or inside of a rack, on a wall or a ceiling, or just about any other location where discreet power conditioning is needed. Mounting brackets are included.

Despite its small size, the AC-215A features advanced Furman technologies that were originally developed to meet the extreme AC power demands of pro recording, film, and broadcast studios.

Continuous power monitoring and continuous protection

Power spikes and surges can definitely do a number on audio equipment — happens every day. The AC-215A can make sure it doesn't happen to you. It constantly monitors incoming AC, and if it detects a significant overvoltage condition, it automatically shuts off power to all connected equipment. In the case of a sudden voltage spike, many surge suppressors are designed to "take a bullet" and sacrifice internal parts to save your gear. It's a noble effort, but it leaves your system out of commission while you send the suppressor back to the factory for repair or replacement. With Furman's Series Multi-Stage Protection Plus system (SMP), damaging transient voltages are safely absorbed, clamped and dissipated — no sacrificed parts, no service calls, and no down time.

In addition to high-voltage spikes from unforeseen events like lightning strikes, Furman's overvoltage circuitry will protect against accidental connections to 208 or 240VAC by shutting off the incoming power until the overvoltage condition is corrected.

Hear the signal, not the noise

The AC-215A also features Furman's wide-bandwidth filtration, which reduces the AC line noise that can muddy your mixes, ensuring consistent peak operation regardless of load conditions or the time of day.

Product Highlights:

  • 2 AC outlets
  • Series Multi-Stage Protection (SMP) surge suppression system can withstand multiple catastrophic voltage spikes and keep protecting your gear
  • Extreme Voltage Shutdown circuitry monitors incoming AC and automatically cuts off power to connected equipment if overvoltage is detected
  • wide-bandwidth EMI/RFI noise filtering for clearer sound
  • zero ground contamination circuitry ensures delivery of pure AC
  • maximum current rating: 10 amps
  • LEDs indicate power quality and operational status of unit
  • mounting brackets included
  • 39" heavy-duty power cable
  • 8-11/16"W x 1-3/4"H x 7-1/2"D
  • weight: 3 lbs.
  • warranty: 3 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • AC power conditioner with attached 39" power cord (3-prong plug)
  • 2 L-brackets
  • 2 Thumbscrews
  • Owner's Manual

The size of this line conditioner is perfect for the space I have for it behind my TV.

Rob, Staten Island, NY


Furman AC-215A Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(7 Reviews)

Furman AC-215A

Crutchfield customer from Lynden, WA on 1/20/2019

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Compact and quality product, simple as that.



Furman LIFT is excellent.

computer joe from North America on 8/13/2018

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great conditioner! The LIFT feature shows a significant change in the sound. Didn't realize there is so much noise and jolts coming out of an home outlet. I have powered speakers that are connected the Furman. Gave my computer speakers the juice it needs. Just amazing. Beautiful, clear and smooth sound.

Pros: Filters a lot of noise, small and compact, able to install your own power cable.

Cons: n/a

Does it's job well

Rob from Staten Island, NY on 3/7/2018

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The size of this line conditioner is perfect for the space I have for it behind my TV.

Pros: Excellent build quality

Cons: none

Clear Video From Projector

Adrian from Johns Creek, GA on 9/5/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I use this power conditioner to protect my ceiling mounted projector from power surges and to filter out electrical noise from the input power feeding the projector. It appears to deliver what its literature and other reviewers indicated. I have noticed that the video output from my 4K capable projector are noticeably clearer.

Pros: It has a power switch to turn it on or off, it is compact, has a mounting bracket included, a retention bracket is pre-installed around the power cord to securely hold it into its socket. It has 2-outlets that are rated at 10-amps each and a 10 amp circuit breaker button to reset it if tripped. It has status LEDs for protection on and for extreme voltage levels. Its small footprint and profile allows it to be installed on top of the projector and under its ceiling mount arms.

Cons: None at this time

Great product for the right application

Crutchfield customer from The Woodlands, TX on 2/12/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The AC-215A is perfect for my home theater setup. I have two (expensive) tower rear speakers with powered subwoofers which required additional protection over the power strip surge protectors. The speakers plug into the AC-215A easily, and the small footprint of the unit makes it easy to hide. Great product for the right application.



Nice Unit...

T Hall from Minnesota on 3/18/2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This little power conditioner is a rock star... We had some equipment that was very susceptible to line noise, installed this unit and all of our mysterious glitches went away.

Pros: Compact, 10A power capacity

Cons: None so far...


8576151758 from 8566151758 on 7/15/2014

I believe in this product and recommend to all commercial and residential establishment..

Pros: it holds its end of bargan

Cons: Nothing bad to say point blank


Hands-on research

Features and Specs

Type Component
Total AC Outlets 2
USB Connections None
RF-EMI Filtering Yes
Joule Rating Not given
Width (inches) 8-11/16
Height (inches) 1-13/16
Depth (inches) 7-1/2
Weight (pounds) 3
Parts Warranty 3 Years
Labor Warranty 3 Years

Product Research


Overview: The Furman AC-215A is a compact AC power conditioner that provides clean power to your sensitive electronic devices while providing comprehensive surge suppression. The AC-215A has two protected outlets with 10-amp circuit breaker and a 39" 3-conductor power cord. The unit's compact chassis allows you to easily mount it in remote locations--in the back of a cabinet (with the included L-brackets) or attached to a TV wall mount.

Series Multi-Stage Protection (SMP): The AC-215A's Series Multi-Stage Protection Plus is a non-sacrificial surge suppression technology which detects damaging transient voltages and safely absorbs and dissipates them without sacrificing components. Traditional surge suppressors sacrifice themselves when exposed to multiple transient voltage spikes, causing down time for repairing or replacing of your surge suppressor. The unit has a clamping voltage of 133 VAC RMS (188 VAC Peak) which reacts quicker than other systems that have a clamping voltage of 300 VAC Peak, the long-accepted professional standard.

Extreme Voltage Shutdown (EVS): The AC-215A disconnects the incoming power when it reaches 135 Volts or higher, protecting your connected equipment from dangerous over-voltage conditions, even during accidental connection to 208-240 VAC circuits. The unit continues to monitor the incoming voltage, and will automatically reset itself when the voltage returns to a safe level. The front panel has a red LED that glows when extreme voltage conditions are detected. For added protection, the AC-215A has a 10-amp circuit breaker.

Linear Filtering Technology (LiFT): Furman's Linear Filtering Technology filters the incoming AC power in a linear fashion with zero ground contamination to reduce line noise to unprecedented low levels. This ensures that your sensitive audio and video equipment gets the clean power it needs to perform at its best.

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Q & A

Customer Q&A

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Why did you buy this?

I needed a small, dedicated power conditioner for each one of my new (expensive) powered monitors that offered line protection/improvement beyond just "surge" protection. All reviews pointed at this Furman as a reliable "entry level" product at a very affordable price. So, I'll give it a try. [ LIONEL  Sep 23, 2017 ]
Top rated product, that I will use to protect my projector. [ ADRIAN  Aug 11, 2017 ]
Have used before, and liked it. [ Timiothy  Mar 08, 2017 ]
Plasma TV suffered a nervous breakdown and was diagnosed as a current fluctuation [ Bradley  Sep 14, 2016 ]

1 question already asked

This unit is designed to condition the power coming from the wall so that your speakers are protected from damage caused by spikes in electrical current. Things like a lightning strike or power surge. It will not help if you are running highl volume levels to your speakers and pressing your amplifier limits. [ Robert  Mar 03, 2018 ]
I have POWERED monitors (Kii Three) so I connect each monitor to a Furman power conditoner to protect and enhance the performance of the AMPLIFIERS inside the speakers. I your speakers are PASSIVE speakers (i.e they require an external amplifier) 1) there's no speaker input/input to the Furman, just power connectors, so you coudn't connect your speakers; and, 2) being a power conditioner, the Furman could be used to "protect" your external amplifier, certainly not your speakers . Hope that's useful. [ LIONEL  Mar 03, 2018 ]