Furman P-1800 AR Prestige Voltage Regulator - Dreamedia AV
Furman P-1800 AR Prestige Voltage Regulator - Dreamedia AV
Vendor: Furman

Furman P-1800 AR Prestige Voltage Regulator

Advanced Power Conditioning Voltage Regulator
$1,869.95
$1,869.95

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Furman P-1800 AR Prestige Voltage Regulator

Uninterrupted Power, Unparalleled Performance

In the realm of audio and visual experiences, power is more than just an electrical input. It's the lifeblood of your equipment, the foundation of clarity, and the barrier against the unpredictable. The Furman P-1800 AR Prestige Voltage Regulator stands as a guardian of this lifeblood, ensuring that your high-end home theater systems, studio setups, and professional gear perform at their peak potential, uninterrupted and unblemished by power irregularities.

Pure Power, Pure Passion

Imagine settling into your home theater, the lights dim, and your screen comes to life with colors and sounds that captivate your senses. This experience is powered by an unseen hero: clean and stable electricity. The Furman P-1800 AR is not just a device; it's an assurance that every note, every scene, and every moment is presented with the utmost fidelity.

Key Features:

  • Voltage Regulation: Maintains a steady 120V output, protecting against fluctuations.
  • Surge Protection: Utilizes SMP technology for superior surge and spike defense.
  • Noise Filtration: LiFT technology ensures cleaner power for audio and video clarity.
  • Voltage Protection: EVS circuitry reacts to dangerous conditions, safeguarding your equipment.
  • Diagnostic Lights: Instantly understand your power status with LED indicators.
  • USB Charger: Convenient charging of devices directly from the regulator.
  • Isolated Banks: Reduce interference to maintain the integrity of your equipment's performance.

The Heartbeat of Your Home Theater

At Dreamedia, we understand that a home theater is more than a collection of gadgets; it's an ecosystem where every component, from the screen to the speakers, thrives on quality power. The Furman P-1800 AR is the heartbeat of this ecosystem, delivering a pulse of regulated, clean power that brings your cinematic dreams to life.

Power Anomalies: A Hidden Threat

Without protection, power anomalies are like a storm on the horizon, threatening to damage your equipment and degrade your experience. The P-1800 AR stands as a bulwark against these threats with features designed to anticipate and neutralize potential dangers:

  • True RMS Voltage Regulation: Adjusts incoming voltage to optimal levels.
  • Extreme Voltage Shutdown: Automatically powers down when voltage exceeds safe thresholds.
  • Series Multi-Stage Protection: Ensures non-sacrificial protection without ground contamination.

The Sound of Confidence

For audiophiles, the P-1800 AR is a revelation. Users consistently report a noticeable improvement in sound quality. By minimizing line noise and electrical interference, the P-1800 AR allows your audio system to deliver its true acoustic potential—crisp, clear, and compelling.

The Vision of Clarity

Video enthusiasts can also rejoice. The P-1800 AR's power filtering technology means that the images on your screen are as the director intended—sharp, vibrant, and free from the artifacts that can be caused by electrical noise.

A Symphony of Features

Control and Convenience:

  • Front Panel: An intuitive on/off switch paired with a voltage meter dimmer button.
  • LED Voltmeter/Ammeter: Displays incoming voltage and current draw in real-time.
  • USB Charging: A front-panel USB charger adds a touch of modern convenience.

AC Protection:

  • Under-Voltage Shutoff: Activates at 90V to prevent damaging dips in power.
  • Over-Voltage Shutoff: Cuts power at 140 VAC to combat excess voltage.
  • Maximum Current Rating: Handles up to 15 Amps for robust equipment support.

Filtration:

  • LiFT: Ensures 10 dB reduction at 10kHz and up to 50 dB reduction at 500kHz.

Design and Build Quality

The P-1800 AR is not only about power—it's about presence. With its sleek, rack-mountable design, it integrates seamlessly into any professional or home theater setup. The robust construction speaks to its reliability and durability, ensuring that it will be a mainstay of your system for years to come.

Customer-Centric Perspectives

Our customers' voices resonate with satisfaction. They've experienced first-hand the enhancement in performance and reliability that the P-1800 AR brings to their setups. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5, it's clear that this voltage regulator is more than a product—it's peace of mind.

Installation and Support

At Dreamedia, we're not just about selling a product; we're about crafting experiences. Our team is available to design your home theater system with the Furman P-1800 AR as a cornerstone of power management. We ensure that your investment is protected and your entertainment is uninterrupted.

Embrace the Power of Perfection

Investing in the Furman P-1800 AR Prestige Voltage Regulator is an investment in the longevity and performance of your cherished audio and visual equipment. It's a commitment to experiencing media as it was meant to be—pure, powerful, and precise.

Your Dream Setup Deserves Dream Power

As you envision the perfect home theater or studio, remember that the quality of power is as crucial as the quality of your components. With the Furman P-1800 AR, elevate your setup to a realm where power is perfected and performance is paramount.

Ready to Secure Your Power?

Embrace the confidence of protected, conditioned, and regulated power. The Furman P-1800 AR is available now, ready to serve as the foundation of your ultimate audio and visual experience. Trust in Furman, trust in Dreamedia, and let the show begin.

Our Review

Furman P-1800 AR 9-Outlet 15A Prestige Voltage Regulator Review

Introduction

In the realm of audio and studio setups, the purity of power can often be the unsung hero behind system performance. The Furman P-1800 AR steps into the spotlight, promising not only to protect valuable equipment but also to enhance audio fidelity through meticulous voltage regulation and power conditioning. My initial impressions of this unit are of a serious piece of equipment aimed at the discerning audiophile or professional, where stable power is not just a luxury but a requirement.

Design and Build Quality

Physical Layout

Upon first glance, the Furman P-1800 AR exudes a professional vibe with its rack-mount design, fitting seamlessly into a standard audio rack setup. The robust metal chassis suggests longevity, and the attention to detail in the construction indicates that this is a piece built to withstand the rigors of both studio and live environments. The black finish gives it an unobtrusive appearance that should blend well with most equipment.

Outlet Configuration

With nine outlets, the Furman P-1800 AR offers ample connectivity for a variety of devices. The spacing and orientation of the outlets have been thoughtfully designed to accommodate bulky power adapters without wasting precious outlet space, a detail that is often overlooked but greatly appreciated in densely packed racks.

Features

Voltage Regulation Technology

The voltage regulation technology within the P-1800 AR is quite sophisticated, maintaining a constant output of 120V power, even when the incoming voltage fluctuates. This is crucial for sensitive electronic components that can suffer from even minor variations in power supply. The ±5V conversion ensures that devices are not only protected from under-voltages but also consistently operate at optimum levels, which can have a pronounced effect on performance.

Power Conditioning

Furman's Linear Filtering Technology (LiFT) is a standout feature. By purifying AC power and minimizing line noise, LiFT ensures that the connected equipment receives the cleanest power possible. This is particularly beneficial for audio and visual systems where noise can manifest as hum, buzz, or interference, detracting from the overall experience.

Protection Features

The Series Multi-Stage Protection (SMP) and Extreme Voltage Shutdown (EVS) provide a robust defense against surges and spikes. SMP offers a layered approach to surge protection without sacrificing itself in the process, which means the unit can continue to provide protection after small surges, unlike standard surge protectors that may need replacing. EVS takes this a step further by shutting down the unit entirely to prevent catastrophic damage during extreme voltage events.

Performance

Sound Quality Enhancement

Users often report a noticeable improvement in sound quality when employing the P-1800 AR. This manifests as increased dynamic range, better separation of notes, and a cleaner, more defined musical presentation. These subjective experiences align with the technical expectation that a more stable and clean power supply should translate to better audio quality.

Reliability in Use

Long-term stability is a hallmark of Furman's products, and the P-1800 AR appears to be no exception. Anecdotal evidence from users supports the notion that this voltage regulator is a 'set it and forget it' solution, providing consistent protection and performance without the need for intervention or maintenance.

Potential Limitations

While the P-1800 AR excels in voltage regulation and power conditioning, it does not offer frequency correction. In most cases, this won't be an issue, but for some international applications or highly specialized equipment, this could be a drawback. Additionally, concerns about long-term support and the availability of replacement parts are valid considerations, especially for a product that is expected to be part of a setup for many years.

User Experience

Setup and Integration

Integrating the P-1800 AR into an existing setup is straightforward, thanks to its standard rack-mount design and comprehensive rear panel layout. The unit is designed to be intuitive for professionals who are familiar with rack-mounted gear, but even less experienced users will find it relatively simple to incorporate into their systems.

Customer Satisfaction

With a customer rating of 4.8 out of 5, it's clear that the P-1800 AR is meeting or exceeding expectations for most users. The positive reviews often highlight not just the functional benefits but also the peace of mind that comes from knowing expensive equipment is well-protected.

Value Proposition

Cost vs. Performance

The Furman P-1800 AR is not an inexpensive piece of equipment, but its feature set and performance justify the investment, particularly for those with high-end gear or professional studios. When compared to other power conditioning and regulation solutions, the P-1800 AR stands out for its comprehensive protection and power conditioning capabilities.

Who Should Buy It?

The ideal user for the Furman P-1800 AR is someone who values the integrity of their power supply and understands the impact it can have on audio/visual performance. This includes recording studios, live sound engineers, and home theater enthusiasts. It may be overkill for casual users, but for professionals, it is an essential component of a reliable setup.

Final Thoughts

The Furman P-1800 AR is a robust, professional-grade voltage regulator and power conditioner that delivers on its promises. With its excellent build quality, sophisticated power regulation, and noise filtration, it offers a significant enhancement to the performance and protection of connected equipment. While it may not be the right fit for every application, particularly where frequency correction is required, its strengths make it a top contender for anyone serious about the quality and safety of their power supply. Balancing its few cons against its many pros, the Furman P-1800 AR represents a wise investment for those who can utilize its full capabilities.

Specifications

General Specifications

  • Family: Prestige Series
  • Line Voltage: 120 Volts
  • Number of Outlets: 9
  • Number of Isolated Banks: 2
  • Rack-Mountable: Yes
  • Rack Ears Included: Yes
  • Front Panel Meter(s): LED voltmeter/ammeter displays incoming voltage and output current draw
  • Dimensions: 19" W x 12.0" D x 1.75" H
  • Weight: 15 lbs
  • Power Consumption: 5 Watts
  • Compliance: cETLus
  • USB Charging: 1 front-panel USB charger

Control

  • Front Panel: On/Off switch / Voltage meter dimmer button
  • Voltage Regulation: Regulation capture range

AC Protection

  • AC Protection Technology: True RMS Voltage Regulation, Extreme Voltage Shutdown, Series Multi-Stage Protection, Non-sacrificial protection with zero ground contamination
  • Under-Voltage Shutoff: 90V
  • Over-Voltage Shutoff: 140 VAC
  • Maximum Current Rating: 15 Amps
  • Initial Clamping Level: 188 VAC peak @ 3,000 Amps

Filtration

  • Filtration Technology: LiFT
  • Filtration Rating: 10 dB @ 10kHz, 40 dB @ 100kHz, 50 dB @ 500kHz

Shipping Info

  • Length: 22.6 Inches
  • Width: 16.6 Inches
  • Height: 4.2 Inches
  • Weight: 20.96 lbs
  • Unit of Measure: Each
  • UPC: 654061028130
  • Master Pack Qty: 2

Features

  • Voltage Regulation: Delivers a stable 120 volts of AC power to protect equipment from voltage irregularities
  • Surge Protection: SMP technology provides high-level surge & spike protection
  • Noise Filtration: LiFT technology offers AC power filtering for clean power and enhanced audio & video clarity
  • Voltage Protection: Advanced EVS circuitry detects dangerous voltage irregularities and powers down in unsafe conditions
  • Diagnostic Lights: LED status indicators for voltage range and protection status
  • USB Charger: Allows charging of media devices or powering a USB lamp
  • Voltmeter / Ammeter: Large digital display of line voltage and true RMS current draw
  • Isolated Banks: Minimize inter-component interference and noise contamination

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