Today, lets look at five super easy ways of protecting your valuable home electronics, whether it is your Television, Home Theater Processor(AV RECEIVER), power amplifiers, Powered Subwoofers, Laptops, streaming box, game console and any other expensive gear you might have.
Most times, people spend time thinking of how to upgrade to a newer model than how to protect their valuable electronics and gadgets.
Here are simple ways of protecting your home electronics from any type of danger.
Power conditioners: This may not be a very popular electronic gadget but it is very useful in regulating, adjusting under- and over voltages and maintaining smooth Voltage output.
Make no mistake about it this not a cheap power regulator as it is ten times better.
Power surges and stripes: Power stripes/surges are not power conditioners but act as a better power protection device from lighting strikes and heavy or low current, and not only does it serve as a power regulator but it is a better protector all around and works very well with a Power conditioner for an ultimate protection.
Cooling fans: I have seen many times where people run their home theater gear in a heated closet without proper ventilation and as a result of that their electronics burn out quickly and so you should consider buying cooling fans, as it is the cheapest way of cooling your electronics.
Unplugging power cords: Majority of home electronics owners fall into this category, as many of people do not remember to unplug their electronics after usage which in its own is a risk as most people do not use power strips, and so consider unplugging your electronics after usage.
Cleaning out specks of dust: This is one of the most neglected and one of the most important protective methods not used by many electronics users today. Most home electronics take up a lot of dust over time. Always make out time to clean dust off your equipment at least once a week.
So there you have it these are the simple five ways of protecting your precious electronics and ensuring that it last longer.
A Freelance Contributor on Vanaplus blog, Tech Writer and lover of Movies & Cinema industry.
Bsc. Electrical Electronics