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Belkin 8-Outlet Home/Office Surge Protector with Phone/Coaxial Protection and Extended Cord

by Belkin

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  • 8-outlet surge protector with extra-long 12-Feet cord
  • Ideal solution for computers, laser printers, telephones, and home-theater systems
  • Outlets include sliding safety covers; detachable cord-management clip for cable organization
  • Right-angle plug keeps cord close to the wall
  • Belkin Lifetime Warranty and $200,000 Connected Equipment Warranty

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  • Platform:   Windows
  • Media: Electronics
  • Item Quantity: 1

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 38.1 x 17.8 x 5.1 cm ; 998 g
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 Kg
  • Item model number: BE108230-12
  • ASIN: B000HPZ954
  • Date first available at Sept. 25 2008
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,477 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
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This Belkin Home/Office Series Surge Protector provides premium power protection for both home and professional workstations, and all connected devices. Our decades of research and development have led us to the release of this breakthrough series. We've used advanced design elements, top-quality construction, and superior circuitry and components to provide the most complete protection from power surges, spikes, and AC contamination available. Belkin backs this model with industry-best Lifetime Product and Connected Equipment Warranties. This Home/Office Series model protects professional workstations, laser printers, telephones, home-theater systems, and everyday household electronics. Its slim, sleek design blends seamlessly with today's modern electronics and appliances. This Home/Office Series model features a detachable cord-management clip that helps organize your cables.


You've got a lot of money invested in your home computer and peripherals, so you need to protect them. The Belkin BE108230-12 8-Outlet Home/Office Surge Protector with Ethernet/Coaxial Protection is designed to give you the peace of mind you need in case a power disturbance hits your home.

Office Series surge protectors provide power protection for your workstations.
This Belkin 8-Outlet Surge Protector offers:
  • Premium power protection for both home and professional workstations
  • Protection for computers, peripherals, telephones, and more
  • A convenient right-angle plug, extra-long 12-foot cord, and a cord management clip
  • A $200,000 Connected Equipment Warranty
Keeping the Computers Running
As the demand for electricity to feed our hi-tech appetite increases, the likelihood of power interruptions and problems are also increasing. In addition to problems caused by the increasing severity of storms across the country, power experts are predicting that increasing power demand will soon put most major population centers at risk for severe power problems. As you know, power lulls and surges can severely damage your electronic equipment and even destroy your invaluable data.

The 8-Outlet Home/Office Surge Protector provides premium power protection for both home and professional workstations. In addition to protection your computer, this protector is the ideal solution for all of your sensitive electronic equipment. It's built to protect professional workstations, laser printers, telephones, home-theater systems, and everyday household electronics. It even includes a connections to protect your telephone and coaxial lines.

The surge protection features advanced design elements, high-quality construction, and superior circuitry and components that combine to provide the most complete protection from power surges, spikes, and AC contamination. Each of the outlets include sliding safety covers, and a detachable cord-management clip will help you organize your cables and keep your desk clutter free. A right-angle plug helps you better manage your furniture by keeping the 12-foot cord close to the wall, and the protector's slim, sleek design will blend seamlessly with today's modern electronics and appliances.

This Belkin 8-Outlet Home/Office Surge Protector with Ethernet/Coaxial Protection is backed by a Belkin Lifetime Warranty and a $200,000 Connected Equipment Warranty.

Belkin delivers surge protection for general electronics, home appliances, and more.

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first time buying something like this, so I can't compare it to anything. Has a nice look to it as it doesn't look outdated like some I have seen. Good price, Has some attachments to it, presumably parts that allow you to screw it into a wall.

One thing to mention, it was shipped in box that was 20 times the size of the product. They packed it with so much bubble wrap, you would think there was a 60" TV in there. This act of irresponsible environmentalism is quite..........ironic. The company is called Amazon, a rainforest highly sensitive to issues and standards of environmental policy.
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Solid build and great product quality - it feels sturdy, has excellent cable management, and has a very long cord with a low profile plug (doesn't stick straight out of power outlet, sits flush against the outlet at 90 degree angle which is great for placement behind entertainment center and other furniture).

I recommend this product to anyone who needs a quality, cost-efficient item that also provides flexibility in placement - the cord is VERY long!

Very happy with my purchase and will look for more of these if my other non-Belkin power bars fail.
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By Zachary on July 12 2014
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Works Perfectly. A+
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By Mathieucanadien on Sept. 20 2014
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Works perfectly ! And good design.
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1,505 of 1,597 people found the following review helpful
Two thumbs DOWN to the surge protector and its "warranty"! Sept. 14 2010
By T. Rosenbalm - Published on
I had a power surge in my house. The only thing items that got damaged were the ones on this surge protector. It made loud pops, smoked, and arced until I unplugged it. I called file a claim but the policy is such that

1) you only get reimbursed for the value you could resell your damaged products before the damage occurred
2) you have to go to a repair store (lugging your tv and electronics) and pay the repair store to give you a quote ($40 fee) just to have a chance at a refund
3) you have to pay to mail back your surge protector
4) Belkin may request you to mail your damaged devices for them to check at your own cost (seriously, mail my dead tv?!?)

After multiple phone calls with Belkin (whose customer service is polite), I've come to the following conclusions. This is a scam. The $5 surge protectors did their job. My laptops were fine. The expensive surge protector made a mess, let my equipment get toasted and resulted in a lot of hassle that didn't even help me get a replacement tv.

I wouldn't recommend this to an enemy!
235 of 246 people found the following review helpful
BEWARE! Warranty is a SCAM. Aug. 3 2012
By Average Joe - Published on
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I bought this product last year from Amazon for a home theater system based on the largely favorable reviews. Two weeks ago lightning hit a tree near the house, traveled down the trunk and entered the house wiring. We had a JBL Home Theater System (7 speakers + subwoofer), a Panasonic Blu-ray player, and a Pioneer receiver, all new, plugged into our Belkin surge protector. It was grounded and operating properly according to its lights. Nevertheless, all components were damaged beyond use.

All of this prompted me to do some research. The real news: none of Belkin's products, or other similar surge protectors, can protect electronic equipment during a catastrophic surge, such as that caused by a close lightning strike. They just aren't designed to do that. For them to have a chance to do their job, you need a whole house surge protector wired into your exterior electrical service (where the meter is and the power enters your house from the grid). Such a protector, properly connected by an electrician, will dissipate 85-90% of the initial surge from a lightning strike, and allow a Belkin-type protector, if good enough, to do its intended job. Belkin doesn't tell you that, but leads you to believe that it doesn't matter, because they give you a "$200,000 Connected Equipment Warranty" for this model. So you're still okay after a lightning strike that fries your expensive equipment, right? Wrong!

If you read the fine print on the warranty claim form, you are screwed from the minute you depend on Belkin for protection. First, they require you to mail them your surge protector, at your expense. Once it is out of your hands, and in theirs, you have no control over what they may claim about whether it did its job or was properly installed. They demand to know if you have renter's or homeowners insurance, and if so, what your deductible is (meaning, they'll only pay the deductible at most); whether you've filed a claim and if so, what the claim number is and who the insurance agent is with contact information; if you haven't filed a claim, the reason for your failure to do (meaning, if you don't care enough about your stuff to file an insurance claim, you're sure not going to see a penny from us). And now, the kicker: they reserve the right to have you mail them all of the equipment you are claiming is damaged--at YOUR expense and with ABSOLUTELY NO GUARANTEE that either you'll get it back or that they'll give you one red cent even after they receive your damaged equipment. And if they do deny your claim after all of this, your only resort is to sue them, and the amount of damages claimed may exceed the limits for small claims court in your state (meaning you'll have to hire a lawyer--have you priced one lately?) This is absolutely nothing but a SCAM based on false advertising, designed to give the consumer a false sense of security. Belkin might as well be located in remote Siberia and have no financial assets. I seriously doubt that the company has EVER paid a claim under their so-called warranty. Do yourself a favor. First, get yourself a whole-house surge protector, and then, protect all of your electronic equipment (including appliances) with appropriately scaled surge protectors from Monoprice. Their quality is well-known, their prices the lowest for the amount of protection you receive, their advertising largely word-of-mouth, and they make no ridiculous claims about what their products can't possibly do in order to lure you to waste your money.
111 of 114 people found the following review helpful
Product Failed twice - Belkin customer service failed a third time Nov. 4 2012
By Brian Adkisson - Published on
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I'm not a huge review writer, but this product and the support provided by Belkin warrants some comments.

I originally purchased this around February 2012. The product failed within the first 30 days while being hooked up to my computer and a TV. There was no smoke or surge - it simply shut off and never turned on again. No fuses tripped within my home... something apparently just shorted out inside the unit.

I did a simple exchange with amazon and received unit #2. This one worked until this week when the same thing happened. Powers down and never provides power again. I know amazon no longer will be able to aid me in the process but I know there is also a manufacture warranty.

I visit and find the warranty page. They have a process similar to Amazon which allows them to ship you the new product, then you return the defective one to them once the new one is received. I'm thinking this is great... nice and easy like amazon. So I type in the model number (BE-112234-10), select defective product, and click next. At this point it wants my shipping and billing information. I understand they will want they billing details as they need to have someone to charge in the event I do not return the product.. okay, no problem.

So far there has been no mention about how shipping charges are covered (both return shipping and new product shipping). This is obviously a huge part of the equation for a $25.00 product and I assume it will be covered eventually once they provide some actual dollar figures about what I will be charged if I don't return the bad one. So I click next after filling in my shipping/billing details... and... Surprise! You have been charged $64.99+ tax for a total of $69.80. It allows me to print a shipping label which is basically just their address and nothing is prepaid. So now I am annoyed. They have charged me $70 dollars and I have to pay to ship the item back. They couldn't highlight EITHER of those two points before charging me?

So I check my email for an order number so I can contact them to get this straightened out. No email. Fantastic. No record of a transaction except them telling me I'm getting charged.

So I contact CitiBank (my credit card) to notify them of a probable dispute at this point... and they tell me the actual charge was $80.30. So not only did Belkin deceptively charge my credit card but they charged it for more than the stated amount. I am assuming the extra is for the shipping to send me the new one. So they want me to pay $10 dollars to ship the product to them, $10 dollars to ship me a new one... wait... the math is starting to fail here. This product varies from $18 to $25 here on Amazon.

Anyway, short version: product failed twice (which to me warrants the one star review alone), Belkin customer service then provides the trifecta of failure. I'd buy a new one from amazon but at this point I don't really want to give Belkin even a dollar.

**Review update 1 month later -
After my initial issue, I emailed Belkin support to notify them of the issue and request the order cancelled. Five days later I received a response that appeared to be written by an actual person (versus an automated reply) that stated

"Thank you for contacting Belkin Technical Support.

In response to your query, I understand that you have experienced issues while filling the replacement form, you have been charged $69.80 for the replacement and $20 for the shipment.

I apologize for the inconvenience caused. I will certainly help you with this.

It seems that you have been charged $20.00 for shipment and you haven't received about the status of your order. I do understand how you feel from your end. Please call our customer support department during business hours"

So that was great. I try to call their customer service. Excessive hold times killed my lunch hour so I give up and instead notify UPS that I am refusing delivery of the package. So they reroute the shipment back to Belkin. I assume all is well - until today... a month later.. They charged me again. No words. I never received anything and tracking shows it was returned to their docks almost a month ago, yet they charge me. How is this a major company.
526 of 563 people found the following review helpful
lightning strikes April 4 2008
By wogan - Published on
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There are a lot of reviews on this product, but I had to add mine. After lightning struck a tree next to our house, our neighbors suffered several appliance failures, including a blown TV. Ours, including our computer survived (plugged into one of these). More amazingly, the outlet this was plugged into blew out of the wall, frying the protector, the TV lost its color for 3 days, but then popped back in and we are still using it. Our electrician says, he's never seen anything like it, but he's recommending this surge protector now.
115 of 125 people found the following review helpful
Met most of my needs and expectations June 19 2009
By A. Dent - Published on
Brief evaluation
This surge protector allows for up to 8 devices, including 4 'wide' DC adapters to be plugged in. It will protect them against power surges and, in addition, it can protect one phone line (RJ-11) and one coax wire if they are connected to pass through the Belkin surge protector.

My personal experience does validate the claims the manufacturer makes for the features that I am using and I can verify at this time. So far, I am happy and, in my opinion and based on its meeting real needs, good design, features and low price I recommend it as (in my view) one of the better it its class.

Soon after purchasing this unit I learned that for very little extra I could get and, in fact, I purchased the Belkin 12-Outlet Home/Office Surge Protector with Phone/Ethernet/Coaxial Protection and Extended Cord which has 4 extra outlets and comes with a true RJ-45 Ethernet support.

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The following are noteworthy, in my view.


+ TRUE 8-outlet capacity. Unlike the traditional surge-protected power strips where one beefy AC adapter would cover 2 slots, Belkin's device truly accommodates 4 AC adapters and allows for 4 more plugs to fit in.
+ 'Protected' green light (must be on) provides assurance that the surge protector is operational. When the green light stays off it usually means that the surge protector 'expired' while protecting your device from a power surge and it must be replaced ASAP. [The Belkin warranty promises a free replacement under its warranty terms if you meet the requirements and, it seems, you pay for shipping the damaged unit to Belkin and, possibly, the new unit to you. That's likely to add up to the price of buying a new unit from Amazon and, if you factor in the hassle, probably not worth it.]
+ 'Not grounded' red light (must be off) will warn you when there's something wrong. Belkin's warranty won't apply if the light was on when your devices got fried. I don't know if for a fact but I assume they have a way of telling if that was the case.
+ 10 ft. long chord. This is very important to me and it was one of the criteria that had to be met when I ordered this item.
+ 90 degree plug allows you to easily plug it into a busy 4-plugs wall outlet.
+ Clip for cable management. I find it useful.
+ Thin (one inch) and flat shape. Stands well on a table or on the floor.
+ Telephone and coax cable pass through for surge protection. I don't use these but I'm surprised that something this inexpensive has them.

[NOTE: The 'phone' jacks are RJ-11 (phone), not RJ-45 (Ethernet). I heard of installations where RJ-11 connectors are used for Ethernet but that is not the norm.]


- Other than encouraging the unrealistic expectation that Belkin would pay you big $$$ on connected equipment warranty, I can't think of anything bad.

On a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 is a worthless warranty and 10 is one that's unbelievably generous, Belkin's should be somewhere around 2 or 3 - 95% of all warranties on devices this cheap are likely to be a 1.

They do promise to replace the item if it sacrifices itself while protecting your devices for as long as you can prove that you didn't do anything stupid, you have a purchase receipt and you ship the damaged item to Belkin at your own expense. It's not clear if they will charge you for shipping you back a new item. This may or may not be something worth pursuing. My impression is that you are not going to save a lot of money to get a 'free' replacement from Belkin and you are likely to waste a lot of time in the process. I'd probably buy myself a new one if the one I have now stopped working but it's good to know that they do have a 'lifetime' warranty. By 'lifetime' they mean the natural life of the product but 'natural life' is not precisely defined.

As far as being reimbursed for damage to devices that this surge protector was expected to protect, my impression is that you are not likely to get much if anything unless you can afford a lawyer and you are willing to sue. You have to meet a long series of requirements that are expressed in several paragraphs of techno-legalese.

I will have to repeat myself stating that, in my view, this is one of the better surge protectors in its class. It loses one star for the 'Ethernet' confusion. I could have and maybe I should have removed one more star from the over-hyped warranty statement printed on the box but... as sad as it is, everybody does it and Belkin's warranty is better than most so, I am awarding 4 stars on an item that inexpensively addressed real issues I had with protecting several devices clustered in a corner of my basement.

I would call myself the opposite of a Belkin shill. After reading the news stories concerning some Belkin employees' attempts at promoting their wares at this site via employee-written reviews and other unethical practices I tended to stay away from the Belkin brand. In this instance, the price and the promised features were hard to resist and, to my surprise, I am very happy with my purchase.