7 outlets, 8-ft cord, 2100 joules, USB charging ports, Timer-Controlled ECO Home/Business Theater Surge Suppressor

Model Number: TLP78TUSBG

  • Timer-controlled outlets
  • Two separate outlet banks
  • USB charging ports
  • 2100 joules
  • 7 outlets / 8-ft cord
  • Limited
  • $150,000 Ultimate Lifetime Insurance (USA and Canada only)

Tripp Lite's TLP78TUSBG offers reliable, GREEN surge technology that protects your computer and peripherals as well as the environment and your wallet. Energy-saving outlet configuration reduces energy waste (phantom loads) by cutting AC power to unused peripherals. Convenient, multiple programmable timers allow users to set the exact time a device is turned on and off. The unit has 2 separate banks of outlets so you can program up to 20 timer options. It also provides 2 separate USB charging ports with a maximum of 1 AMP per port. Perfect for charging smart phones, MP3 Players and Tablet PCs. The TLP78TUSBG has 7 total outlets, 8 foot cord and diagnostic LEDs to warn of wiring problems and suppressor damage. Network-grade AC suppression rated at 2100 joules shields equipment from surges and line noise. Designed with an attractive cool gray suppressor housing, the TLP78TUSBG provides 1 designated transformer outlet but can accommodate up to 4 transformer plug outlets offering convenient protection of desktop computer equipment and accessories. $150,000 connected equipment insurance (USA and Canada Only).

Key Features

  • Energy-saving outlet configuration reduces energy waste (phantom loads) by cutting AC power to unused peripherals
  • Programmable timer controls the output based on user settings. The timer can be set to automatically power connected ON and OFF based on time of day and day of the week for up to 20 possible timer settings.
  • Two sets of timer-controlled outlet banks allow the user to connect equipment with varying timer settings.
  • Two USB charging ports capable of delivering up to 1.0 amps per port (2.0 amps max) providing enough power to charge the most demanding devices capable of charging via USB.
  • 2100 joules surge suppression rating with EMI/RFI line noise filtering help components perform at their peak (sharper, crisper video; deeper, fuller audio and longer component life spans)
  • 7 surge-protected NEMA 5-15R AC outlets safeguard and entire home/business theater system while accommodating up to 4 large transformers
  • 2 diagnostic LEDs alert user to protection and grounded status
  • Lighted on/off switch with integrated circuit breaker - protects against dangerous system overload
  • $150,000 connected equipment insurance (USA and Canada Only)

Typical Applications

  • Perfect for small-to-medium home/business, lighting installations, entertainment systems, satellite and A/V receivers, DVD/CD players and more

Package Includes

  • TLP78TUSBG Eco Home/Business Theater Surge Suppressor
  • Instruction manual with warranty information


Intended Application Green (Energy-Saving)


Output Volt Amp Capacity (VA) 15
Output Watt Capacity (watts) 1875
Frequency compatibility 60 Hz
Outlet quantity / type 7 NEMA 5-15R
Outlet Type NEMA 5-15R
Transformer accommodation 1 designated transformer outlets but can accommodate up to 4


Nominal Input Voltage(s) Supported 120V AC
Recommended Electrical Service 120V (110-120V)
Input connection type NEMAP - NEMA5-15P
Input cord length (ft.) 8
Input cord length (m) 2.44
Input cord gauge, type 14 AWG 3C SJT
Voltage compatibility (VAC) 120
Maximum Surge Amps 39000


LED Indicators Built-in LEDs confirm suppressor "protection present" (green) and "grounded" (red) status
Front panel LCD display AM/PM LCD Clock
Switches Combination AC circuit breaker and 2 position lighted on/off power switch


AC suppression joule rating 2100
AC suppression response time < 1 ns
Protection modes Includes full normal mode (H-N) and common mode (N-G / H-G) line surge suppression.
Clamping voltage (RMS) 150
UL1449 let through rating 400
EMI / RFI filtering up to 20dB


Telephone/DSL Protection No
Cable (Coax) Protection No
Network (Ethernet) Protection No


Shipping Dimensions (HWD/in) 13.38 x 6.37 x 1.96
Shipping Dimensions (HWD/cm) 33.99 x 16.18 x 4.98
Shipping weight (lbs) 1.94
Shipping weight (kg) 0.88
Unit Dimensions (HWD/in) 1.56 x 3.54 x 11.22
Unit Dimensions (HWD/cm) 3.96 x 8.99 x 28.50
Unit weight (lbs) 1.87
Unit weight (kg) 0.85
Material of construction plastic
AC line cord color gray
Style strip
Outlets center to center measurement Distance between standard outlets = 28.5mm; Distance between standard outlet and transformer outlet = 57mm


Green & high efficiency features Schedulable daily hours of economy mode operation
Right-Angle Plug No


UL1449 3rd Edition (AC Suppression) UL1449 3rd Edition
UL1363 (Power Tap) UL1363
UL497A (Communications) UL497A
FCC Part 68 (Communications) FCC Part 68
cUL / CSA (Canada) cUL
Approvals exceeds IEEE 587 category A&B specifications


Product Warranty Period (Worldwide) Lifetime limited warranty
Connected Equipment Insurance (U.S., Canada & Puerto Rico) $150,000 Ultimate Lifetime Insurance

† Tripp Lite uses primary and third-party agencies to test its products for compliance with standards. See a list of Tripp Lite's testing agencies.

TLP78TUSBG 4 5 1 1
Good Product Overall good features and good cord length. Wish the Mode button would use the scheduled time instead of turning the unit to the off setting. Other than that it does what I want it to. June 15, 2012
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How many individual items can I program?

We want to find a product to use with our saltwater aquarium lights. We need to program 5 different lights to cycle at 5 different times. I am unsure about this timers capability to do this. Does this product have timers for 7 individual items or does it only have 2 timers, each controlling multiple items?
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The TLP78TUSBG has multiple timer settings, but the timers only control the outlet banks and not the individual outlets. There are 2 sets of outlet banks, 4 outlets in one bank and 3 in the other. If you program a timer to turn off bank 1, all those outlets will turn off. The same goes for bank 2. In order for this device to support your application you would need to pruchase multiple TLP78TUSBGs (3).
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