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iMac no turning ON while connected to Belkin surge protector

by tattisingh169 / January 14, 2016 6:38 AM PST

Hello there,
I have an iMac connected to a Belkin surge protector. After the electricity went out and returned, I cannot turn on the iMac. Here are the other observations:
1. If I connect iMac directly to mains, it works.
2. On the surge protector I have a few other things (Marshall guitar amp, Klipsch audio speakers, external HDD) connected that work, while the iMac does not!!
3. I have changed the inlets of these devices. All work while connected the Belkin, iMac does not.

What going on here?

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Clarification Request
(NT) Time to ask Belkin to exchange this one.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 14, 2016 10:50 AM PST

All Answers

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What is it?
by w_tom / January 15, 2016 9:58 AM PST

Is it a surge protector? Or did urban myths confuse you into assuming a UPS is a surge protector?

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What is it?
by tattisingh169 / January 17, 2016 7:29 PM PST
In reply to: What is it?

hmm...pretty sure its a surge protector. It is certainly not a universal power supply. Does not have a supply of electricity if the mains go off.

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