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Lightening protectors roll for Wi-Fi, WiMAX apps

Posted: 30 Oct 2006 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:NexTek? Wi-Fi? WiMAX? 802.11? SurgeGuard?

NexTek 's SurgeGuard quarter-wave stub lightning protectors

NexTek Inc. has developed SurgeGuard quarter-wave stub lightning protectors specifically for Wi-Fi and WiMAX applications that operate in frequencies from 2.4GHz to 6GHz. The QSS 400 series exceeds 802.11, UNII, ISM and MIL-STD-202 standards.

Available in various coaxial connector and gender configurations, the QSS 400 SurgeGuard series of lightning arrestors comes in a compact profile, measuring 62.2-by-32mm diameter (with N connectors). The series features bi-directional protection, low VSWR typically 1.05VSWR as well as normal and reverse polarity, high RF power and ultra-low let-through.

The protector also meets IP68 standards, and can withstand multiple strikes as well as very high transients up to 60kA.

The QSS 400 SurgeGuard series sells at $40 in OEM quantities.

- Gina Roos

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