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General Specifications
   Signal Protection       
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   Dataline and DC Signal       Dataline and DC signal surge suppressors protect equipment from transient overvoltage present on data or DC signal lines. 
   Single Phase       Single-phase surge suppressors protect equipment from transient overvoltage present on single-phase AC power lines. These surge suppressors are not plug-in style devices. 
   Three Phase       Three-phase surge suppressors protect equipment from transient overvoltage present on three-phase AC power lines. These surge suppressors are not plug-in style devices. 
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   Standard for Safety (UL)       
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   UL 1449 Third Edition       UL 1449 Third Edition is a set of safety standards for surge protective devices (SPDs). The formal title of these standards is "ANSI/UL 1449 & UL Standards for Safety for Surge Protection Devices, UL 1449."  
   UL 1449 Second Edition       UL 1449 Second Edition standards apply to devices that are designed to limit repeated transient voltage surges.  
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   Mounting       
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   Wall / Panel / Backboard Mount       Surge suppressors have bolting or mounting holes so that they can be attached to a wall or backboard. 
   DIN Rail       Surge suppressors mount on a DIN rail. 
   Hard-Wired / Device Mount       Surge suppressors mount on or within the device that is to be protected from surges. 
   In-Line / Integrally Attached       Surge suppressors are threaded, or are designed for integral attachment to conduits, cabling, etc. 
   Plug-in Module       Surge suppressors are modules that plug into an existing system or surge suppression device. 
   PCB Mount       Surge suppressors are wired or soldered onto printed circuit boards (PCBs). 
   Rack Mount Type       Surge suppressors are rack-mounted. 
   Other       Other unlisted mounting types. 
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   Outlets / Connectors       
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   Electrical Outlets       Devices have three-hole outlets, or other types of standard electrical outlets. 
   RJ11 / RJ13 / RJ14 Phone Jacks       RJ11, RJ13, and RJ25 phone jacks are used mainly for telecommunication lines, but can also be used for data lines. 
   RJ41 / RJ45 / RJ48 Data Jacks       RJ41, RJ45, and RJ48 phone jacks are used mainly for data lines (e.g., Ethernet, LAN). 
   Screw Down Terminals       Bare wire or leads are secured via screw-down terminals. 
   DB Connector (DB-9, DB-25, etc.)       DB connectors are plug-type devices that connect to serial or parallel ports. 
   Coaxial Cable Connectors       Coaxial cable connectors include BNC, SMA, UHF, and 7/16 DIN connectors. 
   Other       Other unlisted or specialized connectors. 
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   Type Designation       
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   Type 1       SPD's intended for permanent installation between the secondary of the service transformer and the line side of the service equipment overcurrent device, as well the load side. 
   Type 2       Type 2 designate permanently connected SPDs intended for installation on the load side of the service equipment overcurrent device. 
   Type 3       Type 3 is a designation for plug-in and strips. 
   Type 4       Type 4 designates equipment that is installed within other listed equipment denoted as "recognized" equipment/ 
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Performance
   Nominal Discharge Current (IN)      The nominal discharge current (I-nominal) is the current that the SPD can support based on three sets of five impulses, with a 30 minutes wait time between the sets.
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   3 kA       Nominal current test of 3000 amps. This nominal current test is applicable only to type designation 1. 
   5 kA       Nominal current test of 5000 amps. This nominal current test is applicable only to type designation 1. 
   10 kA       Nominal current test of 10000 amps. This nominal current test is applicable to type designation 1 or type designation 2. 
   20 kA       Nominal current test of 20000 amps. This nominal current test is applicable to type designation 1 or type designation 2. 
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   Mode of Protection      NEMA LS-1 section 2.13 "Mode of Protection" states that, "An SPD protective component may be connected wherever defense is desired against transient over voltages. These can include modes of: Line to Neutral (L-N), Line to Ground (L-G), Line to Line (L-L) and Neutral to Ground (N-G)."
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   7-Mode       The SPD can be used in seven modes of protection: three L-N, three L-G, and one N-G. 
   10-Mode       The SPD can be used in ten modes of protection: three L-N, three L-G, three L-L, and one N-G. 
   All Mode         
   Other       Other, unlisted mode of protection. 
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   Maximum Surge Current       Maximum surge current is the maximum current allowed for a single impulse waveform with a continuous voltage applied. This value indicates the protection capacity of a particular surge suppressor design, and is used in specifying a product for a given application. A higher-level surge current capacity is required for a high-exposure application where there are very large transients present from lightning. 
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   AC Energy Absorption       AC energy absorption measures a surge suppressor's ability to absorb heat energy created by transient surges. Note that the Joule rating is not a part of IEEE or UL standards. 
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   DC Energy Absorption       DC energy absorption measures a surge suppressor's ability to absorb heat energy created by transient surges. Note that the Joule rating is not a part of IEEE or UL Standards. 
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   Maximum AC Power       The maximum AC power that the device can handle. 
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   Maximum DC Power       The maximum DC power that the device can handle. 
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   Voltage Protection Rating (VPR)       All SPDs tested in accordance with the UL 1449 Third Edition will be marked with a voltage protection rating (VPR).  The VPR is an indication of the protection that the SPD can provide. 
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   Operating Temperature       The full required range of operating temperature. 
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Standards and Features
   Standards       
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   UL 497A Rating       UL 497A is a specification for telephone surge suppressors. These requirements cover secondary protectors for use in single or multiple pair-type communications circuits, not cellular phones. 
   UL 497B Rating       UL 497B rating is a specification that covers telecommunication and fire alarm circuits. It protect circuits from surges generated by lightning, inductive switching, electrostatic discharges, and others. 
   UL 1459 Rating       UL 1459 covers telecommunications products such as telephone answering devices, residential telephone instruments, telephone dialers, cordless phones, key systems, and private branch exchange (PBX) equipment. These devices are designed to be electrically-connected to a telecommunications network with an operating voltage to ground that does not exceed 200 V peak, 300 V peak-to-peak, and 150 V rms. 
   UL 452 Rating       UL 452 covers antenna-discharge units for radio and television receiving equipment, and amateur radio-transmitting and receiving equipment. 
   ANSI       The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is the administrator and coordinator of the U.S. private-sector voluntary standardization system. ANSI includes nearly 1000 company, organization, government agency, institutional, and international members. 
   CE Marking
CE Conformity Mark
 
     CE marking indicates that a product complies with the essential requirements of relevant European Union (EU) directives that uphold national standards for health, safety, and environmental protection. CE Marking is required in the countries of the European Economic Area (EEA), an organization that consists of the twenty five member states of the EU and the three members of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). CE Marking refers to the safety of a product. It is not a quality standard. 
   CSA Mark
CSA Mark
 
     Products that bear a CSA Mark have been tested by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and meet applicable standards for safety and/or performance. These standards are written and administered by organizations such as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and CSA International. CSA Marks may appear alone or with indicators. CSA Marks that appear alone are used with products certified primarily for the Canadian market, to the applicable Canadian standards. CSA Marks that appear with the indicators “C” and “US” or “NRTL/C” is used with products certified for both the U.S. and Canadian markets, to the applicable U.S. and Canadian standards. 
   IEC       The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is a global, non-profit organization that develops and maintains voluntary quality, safety, and performance standards for electrical materials, products, and systems The IEC also publishes standards for the electronics and telecommunications industries. The IEC’s membership consists of the electrotechnical standards organizations from each of its 51 member nations. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) represents the United States. 
   IEEE       Products are tested and/or certified according to standards or guidelines from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 
   UL       Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is a non-profit organization that tests components, systems, and materials according to its published standards for safety. Products that receive UL approval bear a UL Mark. 
   RoHS Compliant       Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) is a European Union (EU) directive that requires all manufacturers of electronic and electrical equipment sold in Europe to demonstrate that their products contain only minimal levels of the following hazardous substances: lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, and polybrominated biphenyl and polybrominated diphenyl ether. RoHS will become effective on July 1, 2006. 
   WEEE Compliant       Waste Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) is a European Union (EU) directive designed to encourage the reuse, recycling and recovery of electrical and electronic equipment. WEEE is also designed to improve the environmental impact and performance of this equipment. The WEEE directive establishes requirements and criteria for the collection, treatment, recycling and recovery of electrical and electronic equipment. It also makes producers responsible for financing these activities. Retailers and distributors must provide a way for consumers to return used or obsolete equipment without charge. 
   Other       Other unlisted standards. 
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   Features       
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   AC Adapter Spacing       The device's electrical outlets are spaced in a way that allows multiple AC adapters to be plugged-in as well. 
   Audible Alarm       The panel contains an audible, surge-activated alarm. 
   Complete Pin Protection       All pins are protected. 
   Continuously Live Outputs       The device has dedicated continuously-powered outlets that permit the flow of power regardless of the surge suppressor's ON/OFF status. 
   Graphical Display       The device has a liquid crystal display (LCD) or other graphical interface that provides information about power or fault conditions. 
   Grounding Wire       A drop cable is used to connect to verified ground. 
   Hospital Grade       Underwriters Laboratories (UL) approves and recognizes the device as hospital grade. These surge suppressors must pass additional safety tests that measure leakage current. 
   Integral Disconnect       This feature is designed to protect personnel during maintenance activities. 
   NEMA Enclosure       The device is contained within a NEMA enclosure. These enclosures are rated by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and designed for hazardous or non-hazardous locations and indoor or outdoor use. 
   NC/NO Dry Contacts       The device has NC/NO dry switch contacts. 
   On / Off Switch       The device has a toggle switch for turning the unit ON or OFF. Consult the manufacturer for information about whether surge protection is active when the device is OFF. 
   Resettable Circuit Breaker       The device trips an internal breaker for protection against power surges. After corrective action is taken, the surge suppressor can be reset. 
   Remote Alarm Contacts       Remote alarm contacts can be used as switches to provide remote-status indication of device performance and status. 
   Self-Diagnostics       The device performs self-tests to ensure the integrity of diagnostic components. 
   Sine Wave Tracking       Surges are attenuated and dissipated as part of a normal-power sine wave. 
   Surge Counter       Surge counters record the number of surges suppressed. 
   Thermal Fusing       Thermal fuses are safety devices that are activated in the event of an extended over voltage. They take the device power off-line. 
   Visual Indicators / LEDs       Devices have light emitting diodes (LEDs) or other visual indicators so that operators can determine if the unit is ON, grounded, etc. 
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