Panamax/Furman MIW -SURGE Wins Audioholics 2008 Consumer Excellence Award

PFPower Product Recognized as a Leading Industry Power Protection System

PETALUMA, Calif. - March 24, 2009 - Panamax/Furman, a world -leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that its PFPower MIW -SURGE In -Wall™ surge protection system has been selected as the winner of the Audioholics 2008 Consumer Excellence Award in the Accessories/Surge Protectors category.

The prestigious Consumer Excellence Awards program recognizes the most advanced and forward -thinking products in crucial consumer electronics categories. Awards are given to products which serve consumers directly and also those products which serve to improve the business and success of the custom installer.

"We are honored to receive the Audioholics Consumer Excellence Award for our MIW -SURGE," said Dave Keller, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Panamax and Furman. "Our engineers worked hard to ensure that the MIW -SURGE provides the clean look that consumers have been requesting. In addition, by accommodating a variety of A/V connections with a Decora® adapter, it is a unique, highly flexible solution for any installation."

The MIW -SURGE offers protection for high -end displays and other home theater equipment from damaging overvoltages in an aesthetically pleasing manner. For a clean, code -compliant, and professional installation, the surge protection system mounts behind electronic equipment and offers an ultra -thin profile that allows displays to hang less than one inch from the wall, without unsightly cords in the room.

The signal line module bay is unique in that it provides a variety of optional installation solutions by using a Decora adapter to accommodate a variety of audio/video connections; a pass -through insert for a Keystone adapter or rubber grommet; and a Keystone 2 -port adapter for flexible connection capability. The MIW -SIRGE also accommodates optional MIW signal line modules, including the MIW -5RCA, MIW -VGA, MIW -SVIDEO, and MIW -DATA.

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Panamax ~ Furman
Panamax and Furman have been international leaders in developing award -winning, innovative power management products for more than 30 years. Their products give audio/video systems the pure, noise -free power they need for superlative performance while protecting them from damage caused by power surges and lightning. Together, as part of Panamax, Inc., Panamax, Furman, and PFPower (a Panamax/Furman brand) address all major electronic markets, including home theater, professional audio and music, broadcasting, audio/video recording, OEM, and office equipment. The company is based in Petaluma, Calif., and sells through an international dealer network and through select retail outlets. More information is available at and

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