Everything you need to know about surge suppressors, how they look like inside, the components they use and some buying tips.
"Most users want (and should) protect their valuable equipment. Surge suppressors, which are also known by other names such as surge protectors, noise suppressors, transient filters, line filters and TVSS (Transient Voltage Surge Suppressor), protect your equipment by removing noise and spikes coming from the power grid – and sometimes also from the telephone line and from the satellite or cable TV line, if you have a suppressor with this option. But how do they work? What components do they have inside? How can you differentiate a good product from a bad product?"
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Anatomy of Surge Suppressors
Posted on Wednesday, Oct 10 2007 @ 06:52 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck