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XPC Touts ‘World’s Smallest’ Power Supply

Xtreme Power Conversion (XPC) enters custom electronics channel with tiny J60 UPS after years as OEM supplier.

Jason Knott · September 24, 2019

Breaking the Code: Navigating Power Protection Options

Application-based power management and surge suppression solutions can be difficult to decipher. What is real and what is hype?

Robert Archer · April 04, 2019

McIntosh Power Controller Uses Thermally Protected Metal-Oxide Varistors to Keep Electronics Safe

The newly announced McIntosh MPC500 Power Controller employs thermally protected metal oxide varistors (TPMOVs), which it says are more robust than traditional MOV-based protection circuits.

Robert Archer · April 03, 2019

Leviton’s New Wi-Fi Load Center: ‘No One Else’ Integrates Breakers, Lighting, Energy, Automation

Leviton’s new IoT Load Center is a circuit box with snap-in breakers (no rewiring necessary) and Wi-Fi connectivity for remote monitoring, diagnostics and control via Leviton smart-home app.

Julie Jacobson · March 25, 2019

Shell Acquires Sonnen Home Energy Storage Systems

Sonnen home energy storage systems will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell New Energies, a division of the giant petroleum company Royal Dutch Shell plc.

Jason Knott · February 15, 2019

Surge Protection Is Not Power Conditioning

Integrators must move beyond rack-level and device-level surge suppression to renewable, whole-house power conditioning systems with UPS that are fully integrated into control solutions.

CE Pro Editors · December 31, 2018

Review: SnapAV WattBox UPS is a Home Network’s Best Friend

Suspect power delivery can wreak havoc on sensitive electronics, which is why SnapAV’s WattBox line of UPS power products is one of our editor’s top pick in the category.

Robert Archer · March 21, 2018

A Nor’easter Superhero: Smart Home Pros Pack on the Power Protection

The home-technology pros at Creative Systems save the day for storm-ravaged clients, thanks to layers of protection from back-up generators, power regulators, surge protection and remote monitoring systems.

Julie Jacobson · March 13, 2018

PS Audio P20 Power Plant Regenerates Clean Power for AV Systems

The Colorado-based A/V company PS Audio introduced its P20 Power Plant at the recent Rocky Mountain Audio Show in Denver.

Robert Archer · November 02, 2017

SurgeX Introduces 30-amp enVision Power Tool Ahead of CEDIA

New 30-amp version of SurgeX enVision diagnoses power problems in large installations in real time. See it at CEDIA 2017.

Robert Archer · September 05, 2017