The EmberCepter AV-1000 Energy Saving Surge Protector

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The AV-1000 is used with your entertainment equipment. It has three black 'Always ON' outlets, four green 'Energy Saving' outlets and an IR (Infrared) sensor. You would plug anything that you wanted to save energy on into the 'Energy Saver' outlets. This will be your TV, DVD, VCR, game consoles and other devices that are OK to be disconnected from power. Then you plug your devices that will need to remain powered into the 'Always ON' outlets. This would be devices like your DVR, Cable/Satellite Box, VCR or clock. The IR sensor is connected to the AV-1000 by a cable so you can conveniently place it where you would normally point a remote. When you are set up and ready to watch something you would simply press a button on your remote to wake the EmberCepter. Then use your devices as you normally would. The EmberCepter will continuously check for IR signals to determine if you are still using your equipment. If there has been no remote activity (or any IR activity) then the EmberCepter will power OFF the devices in the 'Energy Saver' outlets after one (1) hour. This time limit can be set by the user, to one (1), two (2) or three (3) hours, OR this feature can be disabled if more time is desired, like for watching a long movie. To reset the power OFF timer, all you would have to do is adjust the volume with a remote and the IR signal will trigger the EmberCepters reset. NOTE: The IR sensor is only used to turn the EmberCepter ON and to monitor IR usage to determine if the devices are idle or not. An IR signal will not cause the AV-1000 to cut power to devices.

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AV-1000 Specs

  Total # Of Outlets: 7 Outlets Total;
3 'Always ON Outlets'
4 'Energy Saving Outlets'
  ETL Certifications: Equivalent to
UL 1449 3rd Edition
and UL 1363 3rd Edition
  Breaker: UL Required 15 Ampere
Recessed Breaker
  Maximum Spike Current: 4,500 Amperes  
  Surge Protection: 375 Joules  
  Cord Length: 2' Main Power Cord
2, 1' Power Cords to Outlets
and 9' Power Cord to EmberSensor
  Wall Mountable: Yes  
  Indicators: Monitoring Light  
  Stand-by Current Use: <0.8 Watt idle current  
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All orders ship within 48 hours unless there is a custom build option included, such as advanced circuits, cord changes, optional time delays and the LTG, LBG, LUG, SBG and SVG models. These custom options generally will ship in 3-5 business days. If you return a custom-built item, there is a 20% re-stocking fee.

We offer to every customer through our website:

  1. 30 day money back guarantee.
  2. 2 year full warranty.
  3. Lifetime replacement on damage caused by power surges.
  4. $50,000 connected equipment warranty.