TLDR: You can protect up to six devices in your home from power surges with this Smart Power Strip with Surge Protector from Gosund, now at almost 40 percent off.
Power surges happen all the time. And while there are a number of factors that can lead to an unexpected surge of power in your home electrical system, the most common source of power spikes is the most obvious one: lightning strikes.
Every year, the planet is struck by bolts of cloud-to-ground lightning about 20 million times. All that energy has to go somewhere — and often, it can be redistributed through your nearby power grid and send surges into your home, putting a charge through your finely calibrated electronics.
Power surges account for $1 billion in insured losses each year. You can make sure your computer, TV, and other essential electronics never suffer a similar fate with protection like this Smart Power Strip with surge protection from Gosund. Right now, it’s on sale for $12.74 from TNW Deals.
This 6-in-1 high-quality power hub includes 3 protected AC outlets as well as 3 USB ports. If the supply of power coursing through those inputs reaches higher than its 240V maximum load, the circuit breaker kicks in and shuts off power to everything. That safeguards all your sensitive electronics before they’re permanently fried by a surge of juice. It’ll also shut down if one of those plugged-in items starts to overheat.
But even with all those mechanical protectors, this unit is also chock full of modern-era smarts. When connected via the Gosund app on your phone or tablet, the outlet is fully controllable from anywhere. That allows users the option of setting up schedules, monitoring usage, and getting a full picture of its power consumption 24/7/365. And when you are at home, it’s also capable of responding to voice commands given to an Amazon Alexa, Google Home, or other smart speaker unit.
An Amazon’s Choice item with a respected 4.5 out of 5 star rating, this Smart Power Strip with Surge Protector is regularly $19. But in addition to the $5 price drop, you can add an additional 15 percent discount as part of the Semi-Annual Sale when you use the code ANNUAL15 during checkout. That lowers your final price down to just $12.74.
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