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Parts Express Cable TV In-Line Coaxial Surge Protector

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Protect your cable box, satellite receiver, or any distribution amps and splitters you may have from damage by lightning strikes and power surges with this "F" male to "F" female surge protector.
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Part # 180-190
  • Withstands surges up to 5,000 amps for ultimate piece of mind
  • Durable design will survive up to 200 separate surges of 500 amps
  • Low insertion loss of less than 0.2 dB video -1,500 MHz
  • Return loss of 16 dB video to 500 MHz

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Parts Express Cable TV In-Line Coaxial Surge Protector

You may have your television and other media devices plugged into a surge protector, but don't forget about your cable box or satellite receiver. Lightning strikes or unexpected power surges can damage these expensive pieces of equipment in the blink of an eye by traveling through the coaxial cable it is connected to. Protect these devices and other components in your system like distribution amplifiers or splitters with this inexpensive problem solver.

Specifications: • Surge protection attack time: 0.0000001 seconds (100 nanoseconds) • Maximum surge current: 5,000 amps (8 microsec x 20 microsec test pulse) • Maximum surge voltage: Multiply 5,000 times ohms of coax loop • Surge life: 200 surges of 500 amps (10 microsec x 1000 microsec test pulse) • Normal resistance across coax: 10,000 mega ohms • Surge resistance: Approximately 0 ohms • Power passing capability: 50 Volts DC or AC peak-to-peak 36 Volts RMS, 10 Amps • Insertion loss: Less than 0.2 dB Video-1500 MHz • Return loss (75 ohms): 16dB (VSWR 1.38) Video to 500 MHz • Dimensions: 1.39" L x 0.82" Dia.

Parts Express Cable TV In-Line Coaxial Surge Protector
  • BrandParts Express
  • Part Number180-190
  • UPC844632011689
  • Product CategoryCable TV Filters
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (12 Reviews)
  • Weight0.0726 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Parts Express Cable TV In-Line Coaxial Surge Protector
Parts Express Cable TV In-Line Coaxial Surge Protector is rated 4.4167 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Removed static from some channelsI protected my cable connection by running it through the same surge protector with electrical plugs. This caused static interference on some cable channels. I ordered the in-line cable surge protector. It arrived promptly. Static is gone. Installation was 1 minute, it is very affordable, and my tv is protected--I hope. Which is why I gave it 4 stars instead of 5: there is no indicator that it is active or remains viable.
Date published: 2015-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy installbought them to protect my router and TV's installed easy
Date published: 2014-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Coaxial Surge ProtectionThis is exactly what I sought after my house was hit with a significant power surge. It blew out my PC, the electronic phones, 2 BluRay players, the router, and the cable box/converter outside the house. Note that EVERYTHING was plugged into surge protection devices AND I have a whole-house surge protector - but the surge came through the coax cables instead of the power lines.I tried plugging the coax from the router through my APC UPS CAT5 filter, then into the PC, but it slowed the signal 10-fold: from 25 MB/second to 2 MB/sec or less.THESE little devices provide for more protection, do not degrade my signal, are easy to install, and are inexpensive.Minor Webpage Gripes:1) I'd like to see the stats on a separate page - I had to scroll through the comments to find the stats.2) I'd also like the protection listed in Joules, not just amps.3) A more significant gripe about the web page is that I'd like to know how to tell when the device is no longer functional. I assume that when the signal no longer goes through the unit that the device has done its job and needs to be replaced.
Date published: 2014-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Value and PerformanceI recently dropped my cable TV and switched to Antenna TV. I have an attic mounted antenna with a Motorola signal booster. With the antenna and signal booster, I was concerned about lightening surge to my TVs and other video equipment. These inline coaxial surge protectors are a great value, and they cause no signal loss. I have one on the antenna and one on each of my two coaxial outlets. They work great and I have my TVs and video equipment protected. I purchased a few extras, so I have replacements right away in the event of a ligthening strike and power surge. Great product!
Date published: 2011-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Maximum service from this product; excellent!The electricity went off during a storm, and my computer went dead. With my new computer I felt impressed to purchase this product for added protection and to give me peace of mind. I am fully satisfied since I purchased this surge protector.
Date published: 2009-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Needed ProtectionHaving experienced a lightning strike that came into the house through the cable system, I can vouch for the damage it causes. Three TV's, a computer, a modem and, because the current wasn't stopped at the cable input ports, it got into the AC line. A dishwasher, a microwave, and a treadmill also required replacement. This unit would have stopped all of that, and should be used at each point cable is connected.
Date published: 2009-02-05
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Parts Express Cable TV In-Line Coaxial Surge Protector

Any reason this device couldn't be used with a cable modem or a satellite television system?

Asked by: mrfizzix
This may block the return path that some digital cable systems need to operate. It will also block the voltage for the satellite dish to operate.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2014-06-02

What's the frequency range?

The previous question on the loss gives an answer for loss to 1500 MHz, but other sites list this same part (including PE model) as covering 5-2300 MHz.
Asked by: Lord Beo
The specs on current stock are below:Current stock Surgender SE-1 specs- Surge Protection Attack Time:0.0000001 seconds (100 nanosec.) -Maximum Surge Current: 5000 Amps. (8 microsec x 20 microsec test pulse) -Maximum Surge Voltage:Multiply 5000 times Ohms of Coax Loop -Surge life: 200 Surges of 500 Amps. (10 microsec x 1000 microsec test pulse) -Normal Resistance Across Coax: 10,000 Mega Ohms -Surge Resistance: Approx. 0 Ohm -Power Passing Capability:50 Volts DC or AC peak-to-peak 36 Volts RMS, 10 Amps -Insertion Loss: Less than 0.2 dB Video-1500 MHz -Return Loss ( 75 ohm):16dB (VSWR 1.38) Video to 500MHz -14dB (VSWR 1.38) 500 to 1500MHz -Connectors: F Fmale to F Female -Dimensions:1.385"L x 0.815"DIA.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-04

What is the RF loss?

Asked by: Racoraco
THe -Insertion Loss: Less than 0.2 dB Video-1500 MHz -Return Loss ( 75 ohm):16dB
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2014-09-04

How does this device shunt a surge with no apparent ground connection?

One would think that surge protection would require a heavy ground in order to carry the energy of the surge away from the device and the equipment it is protecting. How is protection achieved?
Asked by: Marcus1260
Surge Protectors of this type use a metal-oxide varistor (MOV). Varistors are often used to protect circuits against excessive transient voltages by incorporating them into the circuit in such a way that, when triggered, they will shunt the current created by the high voltage away from sensitive components.
Answered by: CurtisT
Date published: 2014-09-04
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