APC by Schneider Electric announced additions to the Essential Series Surge Protectorsfamily, which offer guaranteed lifetime protection from dangerous power transients. All models in this new line provide multi-stage surge protection as well as noise reduction, with select models offering additional features including 10/100 BaseT Ethernet surge protection jacks and USB charger ports to serve the needs of both home and business users.

This family of surge protectors safeguards against sudden spikes in energy use and is crucial for electronics and computing applications in home and small business settings. The Essential Series Surge Protectors come in a variety of models, offering four to six outlets with varying cord lengths. All models feature multi-stage circuitry which ensures protection is guaranteed for life, and reliable use of thermal fuses helps to ensure safe operation under all conditions.