New Mobile Surge Protector From Belkin Components is the Ultimate Protection for the On-the-Go Laptop User; Hit the Road With Peace of Mind!Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
COMPTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2000
Belkin Components, the leading manufacturer of computer cables, power protection and Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS), today introduced its Universal Travel Surge (F5C790-C6, F5C790-C8).
Small and lightweight, the Belkin Universal Travel Surge provides laptop phone/modem protection from harmful AC power disturbances, both domestically and internationally for the mobile business and recreational traveler on the go.
The Belkin Universal Travel Surge offers a unique in-line design with complete automatic multi-voltage protection. A convenient 6 foot retractable re·tract
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1. To take back; disavow: refused to retract the statement.
2. phone cord is integrated in the design for easy cord management and cord protection. The Belkin Universal Travel Surge also provides an over current detection for line pulse signals common in many 240V environments.
It is compatible with most laptop computers with both C8 (2 prong) and C6 (3 prong) cord configurations. Other features include an automatic voltage switching sensor and a protection light indicator. The Belkin Universal Travel Surge offers its famous Data Recovery Warranty and a $75,000 Connected Equipment Warranty for life.
"In designing the Universal Travel Surge, we wanted to create a mobile laptop surge protector A device that provides protection against power surges. See surge suppression. See also traffic surge protection. that could be used most anytime, anywhere, throughout the globe," said Michael Galardi, product manager for the power protection line at Belkin Components.
"Aside from the protection that these units provide, ease of use was also a major concern for us. That is why we provide easy cord management with a retractable hideaway feature," he added.
The Universal Travel Surge will be available to ship in North America Jan. 1, 2001, and will have an MSRP MSRP Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price
MSRP Message Session Relay Protocol
MSRP Multi-Species Recovery Plan (US Fish & Wildlife Service)
MSRP Member of the Society for Radiological Protection (UK) of $34.99.
About Belkin Components
Belkin Components is the leading manufacturer of computer cables, surge protectors and Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), Universal Serial Bus See USB.
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Type of serial bus that allows peripheral devices (disks, modems, printers, digitizers, data gloves, etc.) to be easily connected to a computer. ) connectivity devices, FireWire(R) digital video editing and connectivity products, Keyboard/Video/Mouse (KVM (K Virtual Machine) A version of the Java Virtual Machine for small devices with limited memory. See J2ME. See also KVM switch.
KVM - Keyboard Video Mouse ) switches, LAN (Local Area Network) A communications network that serves users within a confined geographical area. The "clients" are the user's workstations typically running Windows, although Mac and Linux clients are also used. cabling, peripheral sharing devices, high-quality audio/video cables, and cellular/PCS and computer accessories.
Belkin products are available through a network of major distributors, resellers and superstores. For more information, call 800/2BELKIN, or visit the company's Web site at www.belkin.com.