By Dave Rongey Summary: This article explains what surge devices are available and how they can help protect your telephone equipment.
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Surge Protection for Your Telephone and Phone Line Devices
Surge protection for the data lines that are connected to the telephone service equipment equipment is essential.
To ensure complete protection for your equipment, home, or business, it is important to protect AC power lines as well.
Low-Voltage Telco Surge Suppressor
Telephone surge suppressors such as the TPSTEL protects telephone or modem connected electronics in residential and light commercial applications against electrical transient damage, including lightning, from entering through the main telephone connection.
This device is rated for use with modems, telephones, fax machines and DSL connections. TPSTEL can be installed at the point-of-entry or at the point-of use. TPSCOAX has standard RJ-45 connectors for ease of installation. Includes 1' section of cable with female to female splice for lines side application. Compatible with analog modems fax machines, telephones and other telecommunications devices. Multi stage technology prevents catastrophic failure.
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Wiring for Power Conditioning and Surge Protection
Electrical Project Skill Level:
Power Conditioning and Surge Protection Plug Strips may be installed by homeowners to help protect electronic devices and equipment.
Panel Mounted and Wired Devices are Best Installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Electrical Tools Required:
Voltage Tester or Plug In Circuit Analyzer to verify correct polarity.
Depends on personal level experience, and ability to work with tools when correcting circuit wiring problems. Electrical Safety:
Identify the circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials:
Electrical parts and materials for power quality projects should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections:
Installing panel mounted or hardwired power conditioning or surge suppression devices should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.
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