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Item #: M8AV
MSRP: No Retail

Home Theater Power Management

AC power, telephone and coax lines can provide direct pathways for surges and spikes to enter and damage expensive audio/video equipment. M8-AV eliminates voltage irregularities & protects your AV system.

Surge Protection

Panamax's patented AVM circuitry continuously monitors the incoming line voltage and disconnects your equipment in the event of an over voltage or undervoltage (brownout). Power is automatically reconnecte dwhen voltage returns to a safe level, eliminating service calls or system downtime.

Improves Picture & Sound Quality

The M8-AV's Power Cleaning and Filtration eliminate common symptoms of contaminated power (including loss of detail, pops, hisses, hums and visual artifacts) and allows your A/V equipment to perform up to its full capability.

Cable/Sat Protection

Protects equipment from electrical surges that travel over Cable, Satellite, and Antenna lines.

Telephone Line Protection

Protects equipment from electrical surges that travel over telephone lines.


Protects equipment against prolonged over/under voltages by disconnecting the power and reconnecting it when safe power returns.

Surge Protection

Exclusive Protect or Disconnect™ circuitry. In the event of a catastophic surge such as lightning, it completely disconnects AC power to connected equipment.

8 Outlets

8 filtered and surge protected outlets for all of your power needs.

Hi Def Ready

Hi-Def Designed to work with your High Definition system.


Weight 3.5 lbs.
Dimensions 12 in. L x 5 in. W x 1.75 in H (12.5 in. L Including brackets)

AC Power

Voltage Protection Rating (UL 1449 3rd Edition, 3,000A)
Thermal Fusing
Single Pulse Energy Dissipation
1650 Joules
Response Time
< 1ns
Protection Modes
L-N, L-G, N-G
Protect or Disconnect™ Circuitry
Power Cord
6 ft fixed
Plug Type
right angle, 45 degree offset
Peak Impulse Current
52,000 Amps
Patented Power Management Circuit
Maximum Current Rating
15 A (1800W)
Line Voltage
120VAC, 50/60Hz
Initial Clamping Level
200V Peak, 141V RMS
EMI/RFI Noise Filtration
50 dB(100 KHz - 1 MHz)
Auto-resetting Under-voltage shutoff
90V ± 6V
Auto-resetting Over-voltage shutoff
144V ± 8V

Telco Protection

Wires Protected
2 wire, 1 pair (3,4)
Suppression Modes
Metallic & Longitudinal
Fuseless / Auto-reseting
Clamping Level
30 pf (approx.)

Universal Coaxial Protection

Insertion Loss
< 0.5 dB
HD 1080 i/p Ready
Frequency Range
0MHz - 2.2 GHz
Female "F", Gold Plated
Clamping Level


Prop 65WARNING: This product contains chemicals including Styrene which is known to the state of California to cause cancer, and Bisphenol A (BPA), which is known to the state of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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