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    FAO : Belkin SurgeMaster Owners

    Could some one with same/near model as myself check something for me.



    In the picture at the top of the product, in the middle there are two lights ( under the switch ), a green and a orange.

    The orange lights up and is the earthed, the green is the protected.

    Now should the green be lit up all the time if it's in working condition, as I think the surge might be faulty and we have no green light on.

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    Surge protectors do burn out over time. Howstuffworks.com explains... how they work.

    A good surge protector has a light to indicate the state of the surge protection. If the light is out, then that usually means you have no (or not a decent level of) protection.
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    mine has the orange light on , green light is off

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    Its also a very good idea to tie a single loop in the wire. This creates a very small inductance and prevents any large current surges killing equipment, whereas those only protect againts voltage (unless Ive got it the wrong way round!)

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    Got one of their black s'masters and both green and orange lights are on.

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    I have a black one which is two years old and the green light is not on anymore. I also have two of the white ones pictured and they are under 6months old and the green light is on on both.

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    Can't see my surge protector. It's buried under a heap of other cables.
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    its dead just checked get hold of belkin they will replace it FREE

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    http://www.belkin.com/uk/support/tech/index.html. just filled the form in myself ,glad i read the thread i would have not known else,thanks
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    Usefull to know they will replace it when the light goes out.

    Ive got myself one of their 8-way surge protectors. My only complaint with is seems that the plugs have to be 100% in for them to actually connect (so if you have a big transformer for a network switch or similar they can sometimes disconnect). Other than that, no complaints at all.

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