Emerson Network Power’s ONEAC AC Power Business Launches the New SLIMtec™ Power Filter

Providing Superior Power Protection to Growing Digital Signage Market

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and the global leader in maximizing availability, capacity, and efficiency of critical infrastructure, expanded their market presence today, acknowledging a new opportunity for growth. While digital signage is one of the newest forms of communication it is subject to the oldest threat – transients caused by electrical line noise that can degrade, disrupt and even destroy its sensitive electronic components. To assure the reliability of digital signage equipment, Emerson Network Power’s ONEAC business, today introduced its new SLIMtec™ 5 Amp Power Filter.

The ONEAC SLIMtec’s advanced design combines the benefits of filter technology and surge suppression to provide an extra level of protection beyond a traditional TVSS alone. Ultra-compact, easy access receptacles, and wall-mountable in multiple orientations, SLIMtec fits perfectly behind the thin display screens that are increasingly being deployed in restaurants, hospitals, campuses, airports and other commercial areas. While SLIMtec’s compact design is appealing to the digital signage industry, it is also excellent for providing protection to kiosks, video monitors and projectors, gaming machines, computers, point-of-sale equipment, and small printers. Offering both power and data line protection (10BASE-T, 100BASE-T and GigE network lines), SLIMtec is the most convenient, cost-effective power filter available today.

Michael Boyle, technical product manager for Emerson Network Power’s ONEAC AC Power Business, explains why ONEAC SLIMtec is needed: “As integrated circuit densities and microprocessor clocking speeds increase while simultaneously operating voltage levels decrease, digital equipment continues to become more sensitive to transients on power lines. SLIMtec reduces IEEE C62.41 Category A pulses in both normal and common modes to less than 20V, which is much lower than traditional TVSS’s or RFI filters. It has a slim design and is less costly than a full power conditioned solution; making it a great fit for digital signage and kiosk applications.”

According to Mr. Boyle, customers suffer the symptoms of transient-related problems through software lock-ups, frozen screens, hardware damage and “no trouble found” service calls. Technical support costs for problem resolution can range from $50-$200 for each occurrence, while hardware damage and revenue losses can easily exceed several thousand dollars. “Understanding their level of risk allows customers to eliminate and prevent problems before they strike. By implementing ONEAC’s SLIMtec Power Filter, downtime to sensitive electronics is no longer a concern.”

Warranty
The ONEAC SLIMtec power filter is built based on a field-proven, extremely reliable architecture with a robust design. ONEAC products are designed and manufactured under ISO9001 to ensure consistent quality and performance. The SLIMtec Power Filter is backed by a two-year warranty.

Approvals and Availability
The ONEAC SLIMtec Power Filter is UL and cUL approved and is listed under UL1449, UL497B, and 1283. The SLIMtec is available immediately.

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About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), is the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™ from grid to chip for telecommunication networks, data centers, health care and industrial facilities. Emerson Network Power provides innovative solutions and expertise in areas including AC and DC power and precision cooling systems, embedded computing and power, integrated racks and enclosures, power switching and controls, infrastructure management, and connectivity. All solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. ONEAC single-phase power protection solutions – including uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), power conditioners and communication line protectors – protect against power outages and power disturbances, ensuring business continuity for customers in the retail, healthcare, telecommunication, education, digital signage and semiconductor markets. Visit www.ChloridePower.com/usa for more information on ONEAC products and services. Learn more about Emerson Network Power products and services at www.EmersonNetworkPower.com

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were $21 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

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Source: Emerson Network