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Question How do you assess power conditioners?

Is there any general advice on when power conditioners should be replaced, or any easy way to test their condition? (pun intended)

I am currently overhauling my theater, to include taking down my old TV to put up a new one up. While I have easy access, I am wondering if I need to replace, or test, a 7 year old Sanus ELM205-B1 that otherwise appears to be working, but I wonder based on age.

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Unplug it overnight (bleed any energy for safety), open it, give it a good vacuum, that's all it needs. Replace fan(s) if any that look gummy.
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