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December 4, 2013 - To prevent unintended disconnection of power from equipment, KEA series power entry module mates with V-Lock cord sets. No additional hardware is required to install cord retaining system; cord set safely latches into notch in plastic housing and is removed by depressing latch. Suited for medical devices as well as IT and audio equipment, solution features C14 inlet, 1- or 2-pole fuseholder for 5 x 20 mm fuses, 4.8 x 0.8 mm quick-connect or PCB terminals, and screw-on or snap-in mounting.
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Schurter, Inc.
447 Aviation Boulevard
Santa Rosa, CA, 95403

Compact Power Connector is Now V-Lock Compatible

SCHURTER’S popular KEA series provides simple and cost effective cord retaining solution

Santa Rosa, California — SCHURTER is pleased to announce, that its compact KEA series power entry module, with 1- or 2-pole fuseholder, now mates with V-Lock cord sets. The KEA’s new V-Lock compatible feature prevents unintended disconnection of the power from the equipment.

Unlike wire bail or clamp accessories, no additional costly hardware is necessary to install the cord retaining system. The cord set safely latches into a notch in the plastic housing of the KEA. Removing the cord set is easily achieved by depressing the latch. V-Lock power cords are offered in a wide range of international plugs, including NEMA 5-15 standard hospital grade versions.

The KEA is ideal for use medical devices, IT and audio equipment used on stage, where the power to the equipment must withstand mechanical stress on the cord. It features C14 inlet, 1- or 2-pole fuseholder for 5x20mm fuses, 4.8 x 0.8mm quick-connect or PCB terminals, and screw-on or snap-in mounting. Optional voltage selector allows for use in international markets. Current rating is 10 A at 250 VAC.

The alternate KFA series with EMC line filter is available in standard or medical version with current ratings of 1, 2, 4, 6 and 10 A at 125 VAC UL/250 VAC IEC.

Approvals include UL, CSA, VDE and CCC. More information on the KEA series can be found at Contact Cora Umlauf at 800 848-2600 or for sales and product information.

SCHURTER is a progressive innovator and manufacturer of Circuit Protection, Connectors, Switches, and EMC Products to the electronic and electrical industries worldwide. SCHURTER’s three divisions: Components, Input Systems and Electronic Manufacturing services are formed to provide customer specific products and services, which focus on clean and safe supply of power and making equipment easier to use. These core competencies bring a high degree of innovation to SCHURTER’s main markets IT / Telecom, Medical, Space and Renewable Energy.

SCHURTER meets its customers’ highest demands through certified quality, environmental and safety management systems including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and highly developed processes (Six Sigma method). Excellent services are upheld through the consistent application of an all encompassing quality management system.

SCHURTER Inc., Santa Rosa, California is the exclusive North America sales and distribution office for the SCHURTER Group.

447 Aviation Boulevard
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Telephone 707 636 3000
Facsimile 707 636 3033
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