Rack and DIN-based lightning and surge protectors for Ethernet and serial data lines

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By Nick Flaherty

The LPXT product line features lightning and surge protectors that offer 10/100 Mbps, Gigabit Ethernet, and PoE+, PoE++ interface options to address Ethernet device surge protection applications protecting attached equipment from transient over-voltages on high-speed data lines.

The series has a 1U, 19″ rack-mount chassis designed to hold up to 16 LPXT protection modules as well as a series of standalone surge protectors developed to protect RS-422, 4-20 mA double wire pair (4-Wire) configurations and other balanced pair applications from transient over voltages. Other models in this new series support DIN rail mounting for industrial surge protection applications and some models are rated for outdoor use.

These new data-line lightning and surge protectors can be used in wired and wireless Ethernet networks, serial data communications networks or in any application where Ethernet IP, RS-422 or 4-20ma devices require protection from power surges.

“Our new LPXT series surge protectors offer high levels of surge protection by utilizing proprietary surge technology that responds quickly to damaging surges. Our goal with the LPXT series was to offer as many form factors and features as possible to address our customer’s surge protection needs. By offering rack-based, standalone, DIN-rail style and indoor/outdoor versions, we are able to address just about every data-line surge application,” said Manuel Martinez, Product Manager at L-com.

The data line lightning and surge protectors are in stock and available for immediate shipment.


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