This is my second purchase of a Tripp-Lite plug-in surge protector with 6 rotatable outlets. The other one is in use in the same kitchen, protecting a different set of appliances. Our microwave and coffee maker are on yet another set of surge protectors better suited to the space and applications. With the purchase of a new refrigerator, however, we felt it was important to add a surge protector, given the advanced electronics inside. We needed something compact that could fit behind the fridge without pushing the fridge any further forward. The rotatable outlets were perfect for this purpose, as we could rotate them sideways and plug in the fridge entirely within the existing space. This is a great surge protector for use behind furniture or in tight spaces. The versatility is evident with the other one of these we bought previously, in which three outlets next to a wall face forward, while the other three face sideways. More than anything else, though is that this has one of the highest energy absorption ratings of any direct plug-in surge protector on the market. Many models are rated at only 7-800 Joules, or at most 1100. With a capacity of 1500 Joules, the Tripp-Lite model can handle more lightening strikes and more appliance spikes before it must be replaced. The lifetime warranty gives us the confidence not to worry, and the connected appliance guarantee protects us against failure. Should the need arise, I wouldn't hesitate to buy another.