This affordable surge protector is the best way to fully protect your appliances from damaging power surges. It has a 1.8 meters cable that allow you to move it around easily for convenience. The 5 outlets ensures you are able to connect several devices at a time.APC 5 Outlets surge arrest and surge protector has a manual disconnect switch and outlets which will provide full protection for your computer, TV or other devices. This will enable the surge protector to be re-energized for service without disconnecting the protected load. A power surge happens when electrical charges are boosted in power line which is the source of power to your appliances; this will lead to rapid increase in the current flowing through wall. This can be caused by lightning or poor wiring; when it rains and lightning strikes near an electrical pole it spikes up electrical volts which are entering into your home. You need to protect and guard your various home and office appliances from bad voltage with this surge protector.