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Sanus ELM202-B1

Low-profile wall-mountable surge protector

11 Reviews

Item # 051ELM202

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Protect your wall-mounted TV and home theater gear

The Sanus ELM202-B1 surge protector fits behind your wall-mounted TV and keeps your entire TV setup safe. It sports six AC outlets — plus phone and cable/satellite connections — so you can protect all your A/V gear. This space-saver sits flat over a standard wall outlet. It only sticks out 1-1/2 inches from the wall when you swivel the AC outlets 90 degrees outward. 

Product Highlights:

  • protects your wall-mounted TV and connected A/V components from power surges
  • 6 protected, always-on AC outlets
    • two 3-outlet banks that swivel 90 degrees for convenient connections
  • designed to be hidden behind mounted TVs
    • plugs directly into a standard AC outlet
    • protrudes only 1-1/2" from wall when outlets swiveled outward
  • EMI/RFI noise filtering provides clean power
  • 1 set of phone input/output jacks
  • 1 set of coaxial RF input/output connectors for cable TV or antenna connections
  • 2100-joule surge protection
  • maximum current rating: 15 amps
  • 4-1/16"W x 7-9/16"H x 2-1/4"D
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Wall-mount surge protector
  • 6' RF-coax cable
  • 6' Phone cable (RJ-11)
  • Instructions

Sanus ELM202-B1 Reviews

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6 Swivel Outlets: The Sanus ELM202's six surge-protected outlets can be swiveled 90º to the right or left, placing cables nearly flush against the wall for easy concealment.

Surge Suppression: The Sanus ELM202 provides 2,100-Joule surge suppression and 400V clamping voltage. In the event of a catastrophic surge such as lightning, the ELM202 completely disconnects AC power to your connected equipment.

  • UL Electrical Rating: 15A Max/125Vac/60Hz/1875W
  • Voltage Protection Rating: 400V(L-N) 500V(L-G) 400V(N-G)

EMI/RFI Noise Filtration: The ELM202 utilizes a Noise Filtration Circuit (EMI/RFI) to remove noise and provide clean power.

Coaxial Protection: The Sanus ELM202 is outfitted with a gold-plated coaxial input and output to protect your equipment from electrical surges that travel over low voltage lines.

Phone/Fax/Modem Protection: There is one RJ-11 input and output to protect your phone, fax, and modem from surges.

Low-Profile Design: The Sanus ELM202 is a low-profile surge protector that sits just 1.5" from the wall, making it ideal for use behind wall mounts and furniture. It is UL-listed and RoHS compliant.

Status LEDs: Both the "Ground" and "Surge" lights illuminate to indicate that the surge protector is working. If either light fails to illuminate, replace the surge protector.

5 Year Warranty: The Sanus ELM202 Surge protector has a five year product warranty against manufacturer's defect. There is not connected equipment warranty.

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I'm mounting a new TV and soundbar, so having this will be necessary. Of course, Crutchfield pricing makes it a no-brainer. [ S  Apr 30, 2018 ]
price [ Ward L.  Apr 06, 2018 ]
Price [ Donald  Mar 26, 2018 ]
had a panamax with only two outlets. needed more than two to go behind the wall mounted tv. This has six. Much better for my needs. Should have bought it in the first place. [ jack  Mar 23, 2018 ]
It was free.... [ Jerry B.  Mar 20, 2018 ]
size and price [ Joseph J.  Mar 19, 2018 ]
It was free when I ordered a Linksys router.Looks like it maybe useful to clean up the power cords on my mess of computer gear. [ MARK A  Mar 19, 2018 ]
Free [ John  Mar 17, 2018 ]
This came free with the Sanus entertainment center purchase. I look forward to seeing where to best use it un my home. [ Rick  Mar 12, 2018 ]
It was an added free bonus product with the order of a wireless router. [ Juan  Mar 06, 2018 ]
Was included for no charge with order [ Kevin  Feb 22, 2018 ]
Price [ Jeremiah  Jan 14, 2018 ]
On sale, needed basic protection [ M  Dec 28, 2017 ]
just got a couple and my husband wanted more. REally likes them. [ Rosetta  Dec 21, 2017 ]
Trying to clean up our cords behind the tv. [ Rosetta  Dec 14, 2017 ]
Slim profile, trusted brand, and special purchase price, in that order. [ Jerome  Dec 08, 2017 ]
It was included with purchase of TV cabinet. [ Steven  Dec 05, 2017 ]
I need a low-profile surge protector for plugging in my wall-mounted LG OLED TV. [ Sharon  Nov 28, 2017 ]
Protect my electrical equipment [ David  Nov 25, 2017 ]
It came with the Sanus Cadenza75 that I purchased. [ Michael  Nov 22, 2017 ]
for a tv/bluray player installation in our home gym [ KEITH  Sep 23, 2017 ]
For protection of electrical system alterations [ C  Aug 22, 2017 ]
sleek design required to fit behind a wall-mounted TV [ Stephen  Jul 27, 2017 ]
Price [ R  Jul 14, 2017 ]
Norm recommend the unit for my in home speakers. He matched what I wanted along with a price range I was looking for. [ Troy  Jul 12, 2017 ]
Low profile, pivoting inputs [ Edward  Jun 29, 2017 ]
2100 Joules protection! Can't beat this easily. Most surge protectors of this kind offer only 1080 Joules or even less of protection. [ UWE  Jun 26, 2017 ]
Recognized brand, compact, great price. [ Kenny  Jun 06, 2017 ]