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How to Choose: Surge Protector vs. Power Strip

Do you know the difference between a surge protector and a power strip?

Surge protectors and power strips both allow you to plug in several appliances into one location, but it’s important for you to know the key differences.

A surge protector will divert or suppress the extra voltage caused by power surges. It will help protect your electronic devices from electrical spikes. A power strip simply provides more outlets for a circuit.

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