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American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center  

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Like a secretary for your gear.

The American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center can organize your gigs by eliminating extension cords and messy wires. 8 - 120V, 3-prong plug sockets. 8 lighted switches on front panel. 15A resettable circuit breaker. 6' power cord. Single rackspace. 4 lbs.


 
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American DJPC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center
 
4.4

(based on 14 reviews)

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100%

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Pros

  • Easy to setup (3)
  • Efficient (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Big bang for your buck.

      I run a one man band. Everything is plugged into the power unit. The on and off switching makes running my light show and amps, p.a. and other stuff a breeze. The...Read complete review

      I run a one man band. Everything is plugged into the power unit. The on and off switching makes running my light show and amps, p.a. and other stuff a breeze. The switches when on are bright and that helps on a dark stage. The unit has a metal housing and is sturdy.

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      Nothing fancy, but it works

      I use this power center on my studio desk, mounted on the top unit space, so that I can power on all my gear with the flip of a switch. I used to...Read complete review

      I use this power center on my studio desk, mounted on the top unit space, so that I can power on all my gear with the flip of a switch. I used to have to reached behind the desk for my interface and go behind each monitor etc. Now I just power everything on in order from left to right - 1, 2, 3.

      It's a budget piece of gear though, as mine has started falling apart after a couple years of use. One button is starting to feel "pushed in" on one side, making it "lean." Today, my 8th button broke and the internal spring launched it directly at my face for no apparent reason. For the price I paid, I am satisfied with the use I've gotten from it. I will consider replacing it to get another 2 years.

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      5.0

      Awesome!

      By Mike

      from Greenwich, CT

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Easy Setup
      • Efficient

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center:

          With the suggestion of others, I actually use this DJ power strip for an aquarium setup.. Perfect to have switched power for 8 separate items.

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          3.0

          Nothing fancy, but it works

          By inhoc1885

          from Pomona, CA

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Convenient
          • Easy Setup
          • Efficient
          • Functional

          Cons

          • Breaks With Long Use
          • Feels Cheap

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Just To Power Things
          • Keep Things Neat
          • Mobile DJ

          Comments about American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center:

          I use this power center on my studio desk, mounted on the top unit space, so that I can power on all my gear with the flip of a switch. I used to have to reached behind the desk for my interface and go behind each monitor etc. Now I just power everything on in order from left to right - 1, 2, 3.

          It's a budget piece of gear though, as mine has started falling apart after a couple years of use. One button is starting to feel "pushed in" on one side, making it "lean." Today, my 8th button broke and the internal spring launched it directly at my face for no apparent reason. For the price I paid, I am satisfied with the use I've gotten from it. I will consider replacing it to get another 2 years.

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          4.0

          Big bang for your buck.

          By Old rock dog

          from Ca.

          About Me Experienced

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy Setup
          • Efficient
          • Sturdy Build Works Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances

            Comments about American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center:

            I run a one man band. Everything is plugged into the power unit. The on and off switching makes running my light show and amps, p.a. and other stuff a breeze. The switches when on are bright and that helps on a dark stage. The unit has a metal housing and is sturdy.

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            4.0

            ADJ, it fit my rack - it works!....

            Comments about American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center:

            Works as it should - (second unit), basic, but does it's job.
            Does what it should - has 8 switched outlets - useful for led / halogen Lights - 15A fuse, only downer was no "dedicated ON" outlet.


            [First one received was defective but Musiciansfriend (as always) fixed me up!]
            Could have been higher, but it is what it is - an 8 outlet switched power strip in a metal housing.
            Comparable pricing - I even got it on SALE!

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            5.0

            Excellent for the Money

            By Matt Carroll

            from Columbia, SC

            Comments about American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center:

            I've had a pair of these for around 4 years now, and they're excellent for the job. I use them to control everything in my desk rack and they work perfectly. The only problem that I've had is that one of mine has one switch where the spring broke, so the switch is constantly stuck on.

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            5.0

            Simple and Cost Effective

            By PoweredUp

            from Undisclosed

            Comments about American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center:

            Perfect for running LED light banks that won't tax the 15 amps, I also run a couple of par cans, and this handles the surges just fine. Very responsive. The rocker switches have good ergonomics for those occasional manual on/off sessions. It does not sit on a surface that well, really wants to be rack mounted, but then it might be a little too inside the rack with its lack of depth. It's rugged unit as well, gets tossed in and around with all the power patch. What I would really like to see is a front mounted master switch for the whole bank.

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            5.0

            Simply awesome product

            By DJ Zee

            from California

            Comments about American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center:

            My home made switch box went kapoot right before a gig so I borrowd one of these from a friend for my 2 strobes, 4 par cans, fogger, Gazer, moonflower, cdplayer, and audio system and it ran everything amazingly well..Mine is coming to me in the mail right now. I would reccomend this to anyone looking for a good, small, and cheap solution.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Does the Job

            Comments about American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center:

            I've owned a pair of these for a couple of years and they get regular use, both in studio and on road. They do what I need -- switch equipment on and off that doesn't come with switches! I don't use them for lighting, so I don't really know how well they work for that, but they do the job I've asked without problem.

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            5.0

            Time Saver

            By Chef Jeff

            from Barre, Ma

            Comments about American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center:

            I purchased the PC-100/A for my last spot on my rack mount. Its awsome, It runs my EQ, 800W Power Amp, Lasers, CD and Strobs. Never had a problem with it.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Fair product, decent price

            By DJ Dustin

            from Hibbing, MN

            Comments about American DJ PC-100A 8-Switch ON/OFF Power Center:

            The American DJ PC-100A is a great way to switch your lights or sound equipment. I own 2 PC-100A's. I only have a few complaints...one is that on my older one, a plastic piece inside 2 of the switches broke off and I had to order new 2 new switches...easy fix, but a hassle none the less. My only other complaint is that it seems like the circuit breaker trips even when I don't have the full 15A worth of power on it...maybe that's just me though. So, overall, this is a good product with a few flaws.

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