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Coaxial Lighting and Surge Protection Devices

Product Announcement from Sankosha U.S.A., Inc.


Sankosha's Coaxial Surge Protection Devices (SPD's) provide heavy duty protection from surges caused by lightning or other transients. Radio and wireless telephone communication equipment is particularly vulnerable because antennas are typically located in areas where the probability of exposure to lightning related surges is high. Damage caused by direct strikes to the antenna itself or induced surges through the grounding system is prevented when coaxial protectors are in place. These SPD's are well suited for Broadband, CATV, GPS and cellular applications. Gas Discharge Tube equipped coaxial surge protectors are ideal in high frequency transmission applications due to their low capacitance. When confronted by a fast rising transient voltage, the protector sparks over temporarily and diverts energy away from sensitive equipment. Damage to transceivers in remote locations is avoided. Coaxial SPD's are easily installed in series with the antenna line.