ERP Power’s SPD Series Surge Protectors & Companion Product for Outdoor Applications

By Roger ElliottMay 10, 2017

ERP Power LLC, a leading supplier of superior drivers for the lighting industry, has introduced the SPD series of surge protectors for a variety of applications. Let’s take a closer look at the SPD series for outdoor applications, as well as a companion product – the XFC series step-down transformers.

Parallel and Series Connection Available

ERP Power’s SPD-277P-10KA 10kA/kV and SPD-277P-20KA 20kA/kV surge protectors, parallel connection protects against surges in accordance with UL1449 and IEEE C62.41.2.C and a 90°C high temperature flameproof enclosure. Other features include:

  • 120 to 277 Vac input voltage
  • 50/60 Hz frequency
  • Operating temperature of -40 to +85°C
  • 16 Lead Wire Gauge (AWG)

ERP Power also offers the SPD-277S-10KA 10kA/kV and SPD-277S-20KA 20kA/kV surge protectors with series connection and thermal fuse feature.

Remote EOL LED Indicator

The SPD-277S-20KA-EILR 20 kA/kV surge protector, series connection with thermal fuse and remote EOL LED indicator is also optimized for outdoor applications with:

  • 12.0 A maximum continuous operating load
  • Bi-color LED indicator
    • Green LED on: device is functioning and operating
    • Red LED on: device has reached its end of life

Application areas of the SPD series include area and roadway lighting; factory, warehouse and distribution center lighting; sports and stage lighting; and airports and dockyard lighting. The ERP Power SPD series carries a 5-year warranty.

Companion Product: XFC Series Step-Down Transformers

ERP Power also announced their XFC series of step-down transformers, optimized for use with 277 Vac universal input drivers. These transformers are suitable for indoor and outdoor applications with:

  • 180°C maximum case hot spot temperature
  • 5-year limited warranty
  • Lead type: (AVLV2, AVLV8), Type 3135, 18 AWG (or equivalent), rated 200ºC, 600 V insulation rating, stripped by 10mm and tin plated. 
    347 V lead wire is pre-insulated

For more information about ERP Power’s SPD series of surge protectors for outdoor applications or the companion XFC series, please download the SPD Series Datasheet and contact a WPGA Lighting Specialist with your requirements.