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Power Protection for Home Theatre Setup

by raja_hh / April 21, 2009 4:57 AM PDT

My Home theater setup includes, Plasma TV + Denon AVR + Dish HD DVR + DVD Player. I have power surge protector + extension cord combo feeding this beast.

Over the last few months, The DISH DVR needed to be replaced thrice and 2 DVD Players have stopped working. I think this is power related and am wondering how to protect my home theater setup before I buy the blu-ray player.

Any advice would be helpful?

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Just fixed a friends setup.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2009 10:14 PM PDT

They had stacked the equipment into some enclosure and it was cooking in there. Nothing would last past a year. After 3 years and 3 new everything they finally let me toss out the enclosure and we have an open shelving solution that lets it all run cooler.

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Besides cooling . . .
by Coryphaeus / April 22, 2009 12:06 AM PDT

You might consider a UPS. They can be pricy but a UPS gives better protection.

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