Furman P-8PRO C Advanced Power Conditioner - Dreamedia AV
Furman P-8PRO C Advanced Power Conditioner - Dreamedia AV
Furman P-8PRO C Advanced Power Conditioner - Dreamedia AV
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Furman P-8PRO C Advanced Power Conditioner

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Furman P-8PRO C Advanced Power Conditioner

Unparalleled Protection for Your Equipment

Imagine stepping into a studio where every note, every beat, and every sound is captured with pristine clarity. This is the dream of every musician, producer, and audio professional. The Furman P-8PRO C is designed to be the silent guardian of that dream. It's not just a power conditioner; it's a fortress for your equipment, ensuring that every performance and recording is protected from the unpredictable nature of power supply.

Why Power Conditioning Matters

Electrical power isn't always steady and clean, and sensitive audio equipment is particularly vulnerable to the whims of unstable current. The Furman P-8PRO C offers a comprehensive defense system against these power-related disturbances. With its advanced Linear Filtering Technology (LiFT) and Series Multi-Stage Protection Plus (SMP+), this power conditioner delivers a quieter tone without pops, crackles, and interference, letting the true sound of your instruments shine through.

The Heart of Your Setup

  • Robust Surge Protection: With a maximum surge current capacity of 6,500 Amps and an initial clamping level of 188 VAC peak at 3,000 Amps, your gear is safeguarded against the most violent of power spikes.
  • Automatic Voltage Monitoring: The Furman P-8PRO C features both under-voltage shutoff at 90V and over-voltage shutoff at 140 VAC, ensuring your equipment operates within safe power levels.
  • Linear Filtering Technology: Experience reduced noise and interference, thanks to the LiFT, which ensures zero ground contamination and a pure sound.
  • Isolated Outlet Banks: Two isolated banks prevent noisy gear from contaminating the power for audio-sensitive equipment.
  • Convenient Connectivity: With eight rear panel outlets and one front panel outlet, plus a BNC connector for a gooseneck lamp, everything you need is within reach.

Built to Last

The Furman P-8PRO C isn't just about performance; it's also about durability. The steel chassis and rack-mountable design mean it's ready to withstand the rigors of the road and the demands of a permanent installation. It's a piece of gear that promises to be a reliable partner for years to come, backed by a three-year limited warranty for extra peace of mind.

Clean Power for Pure Sound

Every detail of the Furman P-8PRO C is engineered to contribute to the quality of your audio. The comprehensive power conditioning capabilities ensure that your equipment receives clean, filtered AC power. This not only maximizes the longevity and peak performance of your connected gear but also minimizes the risk of downtime or failure.

Effortless Monitoring and Control

  • Front Panel On/Off Switch: A simple and accessible way to power on or power off the entire rack without having to reach around to the back.
  • LED Diagnostic Lights: Keep an eye on the power status, wiring integrity, and suppressor function, so you're always in the know.

Designed for Professionals

Whether you're setting up for a live performance, laying down tracks in the studio, or rigging a DJ booth, the Furman P-8PRO C is designed to meet the needs of professionals who demand the best.

Key Features at a Glance

  • SMP+ with Extreme Voltage Shutdown: Protects against catastrophic spikes and keeps your equipment safe from harm.
  • 2400 Watt Rating: Handles even the most power-hungry equipment with ease.
  • High In-Rush 20 Amp Circuit Breaker: Keeps your gear on an even keel, even when power demands spike.
  • Rugged Road-Worthy Steel Chassis: Ready for the toughest touring schedules.
  • Widely Spaced Wall Wart Outlets: No more frustration with bulky adapters that block other outlets.
  • Rack-Mountable Design: Integrates seamlessly into your existing setup.

Front Panel Convenience

The inclusion of a front panel outlet and BNC connector for a gooseneck lamp adds a layer of convenience that can't be overstated. When you're in the midst of a session, having that extra outlet within arm's reach can make all the difference. Add a lamp, and you'll never be left in the dark, fumbling for cables or switches.

Peace of Mind

With the Furman P-8PRO C, you can focus on the music, the mix, and the moment, without the nagging fear of power-related mishaps. Your gear is safe, your sound is clean, and your mind is at ease.

The Dreamedia Difference

At Dreamedia, we understand the importance of every component in your home theater or studio setup. We're here to help you design a system that not only meets but exceeds your expectations for performance and protection. The Furman P-8PRO C is an essential part of that system, and we stand ready to integrate it seamlessly into your environment.


The Furman P-8PRO C Advanced Power Conditioner is more than just a piece of equipment. It's an investment in the integrity of your sound and the longevity of your gear. With its robust construction, advanced power conditioning features, and comprehensive protection, it's the unsung hero of any high-quality audio setup. Don't leave your sound to chance; protect it with the power of Furman.

Ready to Elevate Your Audio Experience?

You've heard the difference clean power can make. You've seen how the Furman P-8PRO C can protect and enhance your equipment. Now, it's time to take the next step. Contact Dreamedia today, and let us help you build the ultimate audio environment with the Furman P-8PRO C at its core.

Our Review

Furman P-8PRO C 9-Outlet 20A Advanced Power Conditioner Review


In the world of audio and visual setups, the integrity and purity of power can often be the unsung hero behind a flawless performance or recording session. The Furman P-8PRO C enters the fray as a robust solution designed to ensure that power-related issues never detract from your equipment's performance. This review will delve into the various aspects of the P-8PRO C, a unit that promises not only to protect but also to enhance the quality of the power supplied to your most crucial gear.


Upon unboxing the Furman P-8PRO C, one is immediately struck by the unit's solid construction. The steel chassis exudes durability and professionalism, which is exactly what you want in a piece of equipment that’s meant to be the first line of defense for your high-value electronics. The rack-mountable design ensures seamless integration with standard 19-inch racks, a staple in studio and live sound environments.

Weighing in at 12 pounds and with dimensions of 19" W x 10.5" D x 1.75" H, the P-8PRO C is substantial without being unwieldy. This balance is crucial for ensuring that the unit can be installed with relative ease, whether in a fixed location or a touring rack case.

Front and Rear Panel Layout

The thoughtful layout of the Furman P-8PRO C's front and rear panels is a testament to its user-centric design. The nine outlets are strategically placed to accommodate various plug sizes and shapes, with two isolated banks to minimize interference between connected devices. The front panel hosts a single outlet for convenience, allowing quick access to power for devices that may rotate in and out of your setup.

The rear panel BNC connector is a welcome detail, allowing the attachment of a standard gooseneck lamp to illuminate the rear of the rack, a feature that is incredibly useful in dimly lit performance spaces or studios.

Connectivity Options

With a total of nine outlets, the P-8PRO C caters to a substantial number of devices. The isolated outlet banks are particularly noteworthy, as they help to ensure that digital noise and interference do not cross-contaminate between components. This is especially important in audio setups where signal purity is paramount.


The Furman P-8PRO C boasts a suite of features designed to enhance the quality of power delivery and provide comprehensive protection. SMP+ (Series Multi-Stage Protection Plus) with extreme voltage shutdown safeguards against spikes and surges, while the LiFT (Linear Filtering Technology) ensures that the power is clean and free of noise.

Surge Protection and Filtration

The unit's surge protection capabilities are impressive, with a maximum surge current of 6,500 Amps and an initial clamping level of 188 VAC peak at 3,000 Amps. This level of protection provides peace of mind, knowing that your equipment is shielded from the most severe of electrical transients.

LiFT is another standout feature that distinguishes the P-8PRO C from conventional power strips. By providing a linearly filtered power source, the P-8PRO C ensures that audio and visual equipment performs at its best, free from the deleterious effects of electrical noise that can manifest as hum, buzz, or interference in the signal path.

Power Management

The automatic voltage shutoff feature is a critical component of the P-8PRO C's protective measures. It is designed to disconnect power when the line voltage falls below 90V or exceeds 140V, preventing potential damage to connected equipment. The 20 Amp maximum current rating underlines the unit's capability to handle high-demand systems with ease.


In practical terms, the P-8PRO C delivers on its promise to reduce operational noise and interference. Users often report a noticeable improvement in the clarity and purity of their audio signals when using the unit, attributing this to the effective filtration system.

Power Stability and Equipment Safety

The P-8PRO C's ability to maintain stable power even in less-than-ideal electrical environments is a testament to its design and feature set. This stability is crucial for both the safety of connected equipment and the consistency of performance. By minimizing the risk of downtime or failure, the P-8PRO C not only protects your investment but also ensures that shows and sessions can go on without a hitch.

Usability and Practicality

The ease of installation and straightforward operation of the P-8PRO C makes it a user-friendly addition to any setup. The well-designed layout, with clear LED diagnostic lights, allows for easy monitoring and quick troubleshooting, if necessary. The BNC socket for a rack lamp is particularly practical, offering visibility in the rear of the rack where it is often most needed.

Comparison with Competitors

When compared to other power conditioners in the market, the Furman P-8PRO C stands out for its robust surge protection, comprehensive filtering, and the inclusion of isolated outlet banks. While some competitors may offer similar surge protection levels, the P-8PRO C's integration of these features into a well-built, rack-mountable unit provides a compelling value proposition for professionals.

User Experience and Feedback

Feedback from users consistently highlights the P-8PRO C's effectiveness in cleaning up the power supply and protecting against surges. The unit is often praised for its solid construction and the tangible benefits it brings to audio clarity and system reliability. While individual experiences may vary, the overall sentiment is that the P-8PRO C is a worthy investment for anyone serious about the quality and safety of their AV setup.

Final Thoughts

The Furman P-8PRO C 9-Outlet 20A Advanced Power Conditioner is an exemplary piece of equipment that offers more than just surge protection. Its comprehensive feature set, including SMP+ and LiFT, positions it as a vital component in any professional audio or visual setup. While the lack of included rack lights may be a minor inconvenience for some, the overall functionality and protection provided by the P-8PRO C far outweigh this omission.

For anyone from studio engineers to touring musicians, the Furman P-8PRO C is a wise choice that ensures your equipment operates at peak performance while being safeguarded from unpredictable power events. Whether you're setting up a new studio, upgrading your live rig, or simply looking to protect your investment, the P-8PRO C merits strong consideration for its exceptional protection, clean power delivery, and reliable performance.


General Specifications

  • Model: P-8PRO C
  • Number of Outlets: 9
  • Maximum Output Current: 20A
  • AC Power Cord Length: 10 ft
  • AC Power Cord Type: 3/14 AWG with NEMA 5-20P plug
  • Power Consumption: 12W
  • Rack Unit Size: 1RU
  • Dimensions: 19" W x 10.5" D x 1.75" H
  • Weight: 12 lbs

Power Conditioning Features

  • Linear Filtering Technology (LiFT): Yes
  • Series Multi-Stage Protection Plus (SMP+): Yes
  • Extreme Voltage Shutdown (EVS): Yes
  • Under-Voltage Shutoff: 90V
  • Over-Voltage Shutoff: 140 VAC
  • Maximum Surge Current: 6,500 Amps


  • Rear Panel Outlets: 8
  • Front Panel Outlet: 1
  • BNC Connector for Gooseneck Lamp: Yes (12V 0.5 Amp)


  • Material: Steel Chassis
  • Rack Mountable: Yes
  • Rack Ears Included: Yes


  • CSA: Yes
  • UL1449: Yes
  • CE: Yes
  • NRTL-C: Yes


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

Additional Features

  • Front Panel On/Off Switch: Yes
  • Initial Clamping Level: 188 VAC peak @ 3,000 Amps
  • BNC Socket w/Switch: Rear rack lamp, 12VAC 500MA max (lamp not included)


  • Warranty Period: Three year limited warranty

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