Giveaway: Bits Limited Smart Strip Surge Protector Review


Have you guys heard of the Bits Limited Smart Strip Surge Protector yet? I know I am pretty new to it – but I can tell you that my family is definitely enjoying it! My husband is an electronics lover – TVs, DVDs, computer, printer, etc. He is also very protective of his electronics so a surge protector is a must-have in our house.

And, did you know that a surge protector could save you money by saving energy? Yep, it sure can! And as you may be aware – I am a savings lover 🙂 The Smart Strip is not only a surge protector, it can literally save us money on your electric bill just by having your items plugged into it! How FUN is that? And how EASY?! I know I can appreciate any additional savings each month…The average homeowner can save up to $40 per year per surge. Not bad at all for not doing ANYTHING but plugging your devices in 🙂

The Bits Limited Smart Strip saves energy, which means it saves you money, on things such as office equipment and home entertainment systems.

Another FUN fact is that Bits Limited Surge Protectors are made from recycled materials! I LOVE it when companies use recycled materials – it’s so much better for the environment. and save the homeowner $40 per year per surge. I’m sure you noticed the different colors on the Strip.
• Long story short is there are several “Hot Outlets”, colored red, that you would plug devices that need constant energy in to (Alarm clock, DVR etc).
• The green outlets are for your TV, your printer and other devices that do not need to be drawing constant energy from the grid. (Most people do not realize that any device that is plugged in is pulling energy from the Grid and costing them money. The device “unplugs” those outlets when not in use.
• The third color outlet, blue, will activate the green outlets when that device is turned on. Say you plug in your laptop, it will then “plug in” your printer.
• This device also tells you when the MOV (The actual surge protector inside) has degraded from surges so you know to replace it before it burns your house down.

Now that is what I call a Smart Strip!!! The particular Smart Strip I am trying out says it will save just about year. I am sure that can vary with each family and with what you have plugged into it. Not only is the Bits Limited Smart Strip good for your home, just think of the energy and savings in an office…

You can purchase the Smart Strip for just about $30 online at Bits Limited. Make sure you check them out on Facebook and Twitter too!

How about a chance to WIN one for your home?  I knew you guys would love it – so the wonderful folks over at Bits Limited have offered just that!

Here’s how to enter:

a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. I would LOVE to have this in my home office. Love love love! the feature that ‘unplugs’ things that don’t need to be drawing constant power!

  2. I need this both for the money saving and safety reasons since I have two kids and one of them is just learning how to crawl so this will be a big help in baby proofing our house!

  3. i owuld like this for my computer hook up we have a desktop and this would make lots of conveinence for all the wires that need plugging in =) 

  4. I would love this because I have a computer, printer and sewing machine that all need to be on a surge protector, I love the idea of saving energy in the process. With me, every cents counts. 

  5. I could use it as I have a tv & 2 computers in my bedroom . I have them on surge protectors but 1 that saves me $ so much better thanks for the giveaway

  6. I like your last comment about the surge protector telling you it has degraded before it burns your house down – it struck me as funny the way you said it! Oh, and who doesn’t like smart surge protectors!

  7. I would like the Bits Limited Surge Protector to protect our home entertainment system’s electronics
    abfantom at yahoo dot com

  8. I know how important a surge protector is! It keeps your computer from getting bad electrical zaps! I really would love this surge protector to protect my computer from this!

  9. we have so many electronics in  our entertainment center it would be nice to be protected from surges and not replace everything and hope its covered

  10. we have so many electronics in  our entertainment center it would be nice to be protected from surges and not replace everything and hope its covered
    tuckersaver at hotmail dot com

  11. We don’t have the extra money to buy one and we really could use one with all the power outages we get!

  12. I want to put it in my room. I have one with my tv,dvd player,digitable box,etc on one and the other one is all my computer stuff in it. Now I need one for my bdrm. Thanks for the cool giveaway! 🙂

  13. I have been needing to get me one of these. we live in an older home . its a must on my to due list. 

  14. I would like to win because currently my computer is just plugged into the wall and I worry that it needs a surge protector.

  15. We have a lot of gadgets. Once I had a thunderstorm and our house got struck by lightning and it hit my modem and fried it. I was without a computer for 2 months. This was in the early 90s when these things were not as easy to buy!

  16.  I need a good surge protector for all of the cords that we have on our kitchen counter (Nook, phones, camera, etc.).

  17. I would like the Bits-limited surge protector for my expensive computer equipment. & electronics. :0

  18. There are too many electronics in this house, something like this would make it easier! And the feature that lets you turn off appliances when you are not using them is genius.

  19. I would love to win so I can plug my tv in to it and also my sons PS3 as well as some other things, so I  know they will be safe

  20. I want to win because we live in an area that gets bad storms (and tornadoes too!) so surge protectors are a must have!

  21. I would like on bec over the last month we have been having lots of thunder/lightening storms and it would be great to have one less thing to worry about!

  22. I would like to win because I have been looking at them but haven’t had the extra cash to get one.  Would like to put my TV/DVR on one.

  23. Our surge protectors are old, and I worry about our computer and printer when we have a storm. I would love to have a new one.

  24. I want one for my office. I am a student and try to save money every way that I can. This is awesome!

  25. We could really use a new one and have lots of things that need to be plugged into one. And it sounds like a really great one.

  26. Save Energy and money! I like the color code to let me know which devices should be plugged and it discounts the device when not in use.

  27. I would like to win the Bits Limited Smart strip because I need a surge protector and this is the best!  🙂  Thank you.

  28. I love that the strip moderates power draw for items that are generally not in use! We have lots of electronics and that could save us some money.

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