Line Splitter converts PoE to separate power and data lines.

Press Release Summary:

Measuring 3 x 2.1 x 1 in. and weighing 2.05 oz, LS15 series is available in 3 voltages with power range up to 15 W. Suited for wide range of commercial applications including IP telephones, wireless network access points, security cameras, and IP print servers, each model can operate at 90% efficiency in 24 V unit. IEEE 802.3af compliant product offers thermal, short-circuit, overload, input shutdown, and surge protection, as well as under- and over-voltage lockout.

Original Press Release:

SL Power Electronics Introduces Industry's Smallest Power Over Ethernet Line Splitter

VENTURA, CALIF. - May 29, 2008 - SL Power Electronics today announced a new family of Power over Ethernet (PoE) line splitters. Marketed under the Ault brand name, the LS15 series is available in three voltages with a power range up to 15 watts.

Measuring just 3 inches by 2.1 inches by 1 inch (76.2 millimeters by 53.3 millimeters by 25.4 millimeters) and weighing only 2.05 ounces (58 grams), the LS15 series is the industry's leading small-profile line splitter. In addition, each model is highly efficient, operating at 90 percent efficiency in the 24V unit.

"The LS15 series offers easy integration of PoE technology in noncompliant devices," said Greg Harris, vice president, Global Sales and Marketing, SL Power Electronics. "High performance coupled with the product's design, safety standards and reliability make it a popular choice for OEMs across a wide range of markets."

The LS15 family is capable of converting PoE to separate power and data lines, and is ideal for a wide range of commercial applications including IP telephones, wireless network access points, security cameras and IP print servers. It is IEEE 802.3af compliant, and features several important safety features, including full thermal protection, short-circuit and overload protection, input shutdown and surge protection, as well as undervoltage and overvoltage lockout.

All LS15 models can be modified to meet unique power requirements. SL Power Electronics also can design a 100 percent custom solution to meet specific OEM requirements and private label marking needs.

About SL Power Electronics
SL Power Electronics designs, manufactures and markets internal and external power supplies for medical, communications, computer and industrial electronic OEMs.

The company is a global leader in the development of AC/DC and DC/DC standard, modified and custom power supplies. The product offering includes a broad range of AC/DC and DC/DC open-frame switch mode and linear power supplies from 7 watts to 6,000 watts marketed under the Condor brand name and an external AC/DC switch mode power supply offering from six watts to 200 watts, battery chargers and DC mobile adapters marketed under the Ault brand name.

SL Power Electronics is a subsidiary of SL Industries (AMEX - SLI). SL Industries, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures and markets equipment and systems for industrial, medical, electric utility, aerospace and telecommunications applications.

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