Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members, show more. Harm to minors, violence or threats, harassment or privacy invasion, impersonation or misrepresentation, fraud or phishing, show more. Will my American surge protector work in the UK? Hi, I am going to be living abroad in the UK for about 6 months, and I am wondering if my surge protector will still protect my devices over there. It is obviously an American surge protector, with a number of American outlets in it.
Join , subscribers and get a daily digest of news, geek trivia, and our feature articles. Only surge protections actually help protect your gadgets against power surges. Many power strips are just glorified extension cords without any protection. But you can tell whether a strip provides surge protection with just a few seconds of examination. A power strip plugs into a wall outlet and offers outlets for multiple devices.