Furman PL-8C - 15A

9-outlet 15 Amp Power Conditioner with Pull-out Lights
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The Furman PL-8C Power Conditioner protects your valuable electronic equipment from damaging voltage spikes and provides clean, noise-free AC power to your gear. The PL-8C utilizes Furman's revolutionary Series Mode Protection (SMP) circuit and Linear Filter Technology (LiFT) comprise what might be the world's most advanced and comprehensive transient voltage surge suppressor. In the event of unsafe voltage levels, EVS kicks in and safely powers down the PL-8C and your gear to prevent damage. You've spent thousands on your gear, and the PL-8C is a very affordable way to protect your investment.

Furman PL-8C Power Conditioner at a Glance:
  • Surge suppressor and AC filter with 8 back-panel outlets and 1 front outlet
  • 15 amp rating with circuit breaker built in
  • Series Mode Protection absorbs and dissipates damaging transient voltages without destroying unit
  • Linear Filtering Technology eliminates AC line noise and stops leakage

Essential insurance for your electronic gear!
Furman has improved upon its already trusted line with the PL-8C Power Conditioner. With 8 back-panel outlets and 1 front outlet and a 15-amp rating with a built-in circuit breaker, you can connect a rack full of gear and rest assured that no damaging voltage spikes or dirty power will reach your equipment.

Series Mode Protection means no down time!
Furman's PL-8C Power Conditioner features maintenance-free SMP surge suppression that virtually eliminates service calls. Traditional surge suppression circuits "sacrifice" themselves when exposed to multiple transient voltage spikes, requiring replacement or repair of your surge suppressor. Not so with SMP. With Furman's SMP, damaging transient voltages are safely absorbed, clamped and dissipated. In cases of extreme transient voltages the PL-8C safely shuts itself, and everything connected to it, down. No sacrificed parts, no service calls, no down time.

The PL-8C's unparalleled clamping voltage doesn't come at the expense of safety! While other designs offer clamping voltages that are well above 300VAC peak, (far beyond accepted professional standards), Furman's SMP clamps at 188VAC peak, 133 VAC RMS even when tested with multiple 6000VAC, 3000 amp surges! This unprecedented level of protection is only available with Furman's SMP technology. Additionally, the PL-8C contains Furman's trusted Extreme Voltage Shutdown to protect against accidental connections to 208 or 240VAC, by shutting off the incoming power until the over voltage condition is corrected.

Linear Filtering Technology eliminates AC line noise
The PL-8C employs Furman's real-world tested Linear Filtering Technology - LiFT - That takes a realistic approach to line noise and "dirty" AC power. LiFT ensures optimal performance through linear filtering and no leakage to ground. Traditional AC conditioners could actually harm audio and video performance more than they help, often adding more than 10 dB of noise to the incoming AC line! The PL-8C also guarantees zero leakage of AC power to ground.

Furman PL-8C Power Conditioner Features:
  • Maximum Output Current: 15 amps
  • Line Cord: Captive 3/14 AWG, 10 ft. black cord with NEMA 15 plug
  • Pull-out Lights: Two multi-LED, dimmable lamps
  • BNC Socket w/Switch: Rear rack lamp, 12VAC 500MA maxx (lamp not included)
  • Operating Voltage: 90 to 139 VAC
  • Spike Protection Mode: Line to neutral, zero ground leakage
  • Spike Clamping Voltage: 188 VAC peak @ 3,000 Amps
  • Response Time: 1 nanosecond
  • 8Maximum Surge Current: 6,500 Amps
  • Noise Attenuation: 10 dB @ 10 kHz, 40 dB @ 100 kHz, 50 dB @ 500 kHz
  • Dimensions: 19" W x 10.5" D x 1.75" H
  • Weight: 12 lbs.
  • Power Consumption: 12 watts
The Furman PL-8C Power Conditioner: Can you afford NOT to have it?

Tech Specs

Number of Outlets 9
Maximum Output Current 15A
Manufacturer Part Number PL-8C

Customer Reviews

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Must have

As always Furman is a must. Protect you high dollar gear. I never turn any of my equipment on unless it's plugged into a Furman.
Music background: Singer/songwriter.Studio owner

Very nice

I'm not sure how much protection you give up by using this budget Furman unit over their much more expensive big brothers but this has to be 10x better than a cheapo power bar and it looks great in the rack.
Music background: Weekend Warrior

you'll see and hear the improvement

This arrived yesterday after I'd finished with studio work for the day. So, to run it in a bit, I hooked it up in place of the power conditioner I use for our home theatre system. The improvment in color density and vividness, just on regular cable TV, was obvious to both of us. We then tried it out on an episode of Game of Thrones. The sound had an enhanced clarity and, yet, was rounder and fuller at the same time: more sheen on the highs, more body on the mids, wonderful tightness in the bass. An excellent purchase. We'll be getting another one of these soon.
Music background: performer (brass), recording engineer, music educator

Really does the job

The PL-8C took out all the hum and buzz that you get from lights and other interference sources. Now I get the true deeper warm sound.
Music background: Live sound, DJ, Hobbyist

great power conditioner

quick, simple and easy. Very effective. Build quality is great. Happy all around. lights are an added bonus, and are surprisingly useful.
Music background: Gigging amateur
See also: Power Conditioning, Furman, Furman Power Conditioners