Latching Relay targets pre-paid electric meters.

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Incorporating switch blade actuator for low resistance operation, 100 A Ledex-EM 100 is designed specifically for disconnect and connection functions in residential pre-paid electric smart meters. Tamper-resistant latching relay is EN 62055 UC3 compliant and is manufactured with UL-94-VO rated materials.

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Johnson Electric Launches Disconnect Relay for Pre-Paid Electric Meters

High Reliability and Long Life for European Residential Pre-Paid Market

HONG KONG, -- Johnson Electric today announced a new disconnect relay product, designed for the residential pre-paid smart meter market.  Launched under the Ledex brand, this relay provides very low contact resistance with accurate and reliable switching.  The Ledex-EM 100 is a 100 amp latching relay that is designed specifically for the disconnect and connect functions in prepaid electric smart meters.  The Ledex-EM 100 is EN 62055 UC3 compliant and is manufactured with UL-94-VO rated materials. This Ledex relay incorporates an innovative switch blade actuator for long life and low resistance operation.

"The Ledex-EM 100 expands our disconnect relay product line for an important and growing smart meter market," said Jim Dick, Johnson Electric's senior vice president of Strategic Marketing.  "Technology leadership is reflected in switching reliability and tamper resistance," he added.

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About Johnson Electric Group

The Johnson Electric Group is the world's leading provider of innovative motion systems and components for automotive applications, domestic equipment, office equipment, industrial products, consumer products and medical devices.  The Group is headquartered in Hong Kong and has over 38,000 employees in 23 countries.  Innovation and product design centers are located in Hong Kong, China, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Israel, Japan, UK and the USA.  Production centers are located in China, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Hungary, USA, Brazil, India and other countries.  Johnson Electric Holdings Limited is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (code 179).

CONTACT: Jim Dick, +85226636714,

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