I bought a new Juice Goose JG Junior rack mount power strip (a.k.a. "power conditioner") for a rack rig I put together over the holidays. The price and features were right for my application. And it says right on the front "1800 WATTS". Come to find out, the power cord into the JG Junior is 16 gauge, not 14 gauge as would be expected for an "1800 WATTS" power strip. 16 gauge is only rated for 13 amps! 14 gauge wire is required to carry the full 15 A that can be drawn from a standard North American power outlet. In fact Juice Goose says that the power cord is only 16 gauge in their spec sheet. This may not matter to most, but for those of us hooking up large power amps, it's essential to have a power cord that can handle all the current the rig may require. So I went to the local Home Labyrinth and bought a 10 foot, 14 gauge power cord to replace the inadequate 5' 16 ga cord. While I have your attention... check the standard IEC power cords in your rig. 18 gauge is adequate for signal processors (e.g. preamps, effects, mixers, etc.) but not for anything with a power amp in it. 16 gauge is adequate for most amps up to 1000 W or so. Above that you really need 14 gauge. If in doubt, go to the next larger gauge (lower number). 14 gauge is adequate for anything that plugs into a standard 15 A outlet in North America.